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The Benefit of Hindsight

Simon Serrailler #10

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (April 06, 2020)

Serrailler must confront his demons as Lafferton experiences a series of shocking crimes in this 10th book in Susan Hill's shattering crime series

 

Susan Hill stuns readers once again in The Benefit of Hindsight...


The Madness of July

by James Naughtie The Overlook Press (October 01, 2014)

The Madness of July is set in the late 1970s, and takes place during six sweltering days in the month that gives the book its title. Will Flemyng was trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines, but now he...


The Vows of Silence

Simon Serrailler #4

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (January 24, 2011)

We met the enigmatic and brooding Simon Serrailler in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart and The Risk of Darkness. The Vows of Silence, the fourth crime novel featuring...


The Shadows in the Street

Simon Serrailler #5

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (September 01, 2010)

Serrailler has just wrapped up a particularly exhausting and difficult case and is on sabbatical on a far-flung Scottish island when he is called back to Lafferton by the Chief Constable. Two local prostitutes...


The Soul of Discretion

Simon Serrailler #8

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (May 02, 2016)

Susan Hill--the Man Booker Prize nominee and winner of the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards--returns with a gripping new novel, the latest chapter in one of the most acclaimed mystery...


The Risk of Darkness

Simon Serrailler #3

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (March 01, 2010)

We met Simon Serrailler first in The Various Haunts of Men and got to know him better in The Pure in Heart. Susan Hill's third crime novel, The Risk of Darkness-perhaps even more compulsive and convincing than...


The Comforts of Home

Simon Serrailler #9

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (March 30, 2020)

Susan Hill--the Man Booker Prize nominee and winner of the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards--returns with a hair-raising new novel, the ninth book in one of the most acclaimed mystery...


The Betrayal of Trust

Simon Serrailler #6

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (November 09, 2011)

In The Betrayal of Trust, she has written the most chilling and unputdownable book yet. Freak weather and flash floods have hit southern England. The small cathedral town of Lafferton is underwater, and a landslip...


The Stranger from the Sea

by Paul Binding The Overlook Press (February 18, 2019)

The dramatic and moving reimagination of the characters from Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea, set in a 19th-century town that harbors many secrets

 

After a ferocious storm shipwrecks young Norwegian sailor Hans...


The Day of the Lie

Father Anselm Mysteries #4

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (March 27, 2017)

Featuring the brilliant criminal lawyer-turned-monk/ detective whose specialty is the intersection of murderous deeds and moral questions and "reminiscent of the early works of John le Carré . . . blending...


A Whispered Name

Father Anselm Mysteries #3

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (September 18, 2017)

The Golden Dagger Award-winning installment of the Father Anselm thrillers, praised by Jeffery Deaver as "reminiscent of the early works of John le Carré," A Whispered Name reaches into the mysteries of one...


Bad Signs

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 14, 2016)

Orphaned by an act of senseless violence that took their mother from them, half-brothers Clarence Luckman and Elliott Danziger have been raised in state institutions, unaware of any world beyond its walls. But...


Swords Around the Throne

Twilight of Empire #2

by Ian James Ross The Overlook Press (June 06, 2016)

Rome is in peril and the old order is changing. Centurion Aurelius Castus has been summoned back from his post in Britain to find himself caught up in a treacherous conspiracy threatening to bring down Emperor...


The Devil and the River

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (March 05, 2018)

Internationally bestselling author R.J. Ellory returns with his latest thriller of murder, deceit, and intrigue--"an energetic and winning exercise in pulp fiction with a Southern Gothic flavor" (METRO).On a...


Battle For Rome

Twilight of Empire #3

by Ian James Ross The Overlook Press (June 19, 2017)

From the author who "wraps mystery, action, myth, and deceit into one page turner of a book" (Nerd Reactor) comes Battle for Rome. War is on the horizon for the Roman Empire, and only Maxentius, tyrant of Rome,...


The Discourtesy of Death

Father Anselm Mysteries #5

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (July 25, 2016)

An anonymous letter accuses a prominent academic, Peter Henderson, of a grotesque murder: the calculated killing of Jenny, his disabled partner, believed by everyone to have died peacefully two years ago. Time...


War at the Edge of the World

Twilight of Empire #1

by Ian James Ross The Overlook Press (June 06, 2016)

Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, newly promoted centurion Aurelius Castus now finds himself stuck in Britain's provincial backwater. But when the king of the Picts, the savages beyond Hadrian's...


The Pure in Heart

Simon Serrailler #2

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (September 01, 2008)

A little boy is snatched as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. A severely handicapped young woman hovers between life and death. And an ex-con finds it impossible...


A Question of Identity

Simon Serrailler #7

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (October 28, 2013)

The murderer has left a distinctive "sign" on the body and at the scene of the crime. A few weeks later, a similar murder occurs, and then another. Initial investigations discover that the mysterious sign was...


The Various Haunts of Men

Simon Serrailler #1

by Susan Hill The Overlook Press (March 31, 2008)

As the story begins, a lonely woman vanishes while out on her morning run. Then a 22-year-old girl never returns from a walk. An old man disappears too. When fresh-faced policewoman Freya Graffham is assigned...


Final Demand

by Deborah Moggach The Overlook Press (June 05, 2017)

"A chilling, impeccably plotted novel" (Cosmopolitan UK) by the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Praised as "extraordinarily skillful" by award-winning writer Anita Brookner, Deborah Moggach...


The Silent Ones

Father Anselm Mysteries #6

by William Brodrick The Overlook Press (November 26, 2018)

Monk-turned-lawyer-turned-novelist William Brodrick has proven with each new installment of his Father Anselm series that he's the "writer of choice for those who prefer a cerebral challenge with a moral and...


Paris Spring

by James Naughtie The Overlook Press (January 23, 2017)

James Naughtie established himself a "capable and elegant writer+? (Wall Street Journal) with his gripping and highly praised debut, The Madness of July. He sets his new, "brilliant spy thriller+? (The Guardian)...


A Dark and Broken Heart

by R.J. Ellory The Overlook Press (August 21, 2017)

"Master of the genre" (Clive Cussler) R.J. Ellory pits his cunning anti-hero against East Harlem's drug kingpin and the NYPD. Detective Vincent Madigan is a good cop--he's charming, effective, and knows how...