The Betrayal of Trust : Simon Serrailler

  • by Susan Hill
  • Narrated by Steven Pacey
  • Series: Simon Serrailler
  • 11 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Simon Serrailler is faced with that most complicated of investigations - a cold case. Freak weather and flash floods have hit southern England. The small cathedral town of Lafferton is underwater, and a landslip on the moor has closed the roads. As the rain slowly drains away, a shallow grave - and a skeleton - is exposed; 20 years have passed, and the remains of missing teenager Joanne Lowther have finally been uncovered.
Joanne, an only child, had been on her way home from a friend's house that night. She was the daughter of a prominent local businessman, and her mother had killed herself two years after she disappeared, unable to cope.
Cold cases are always tough, and in this latest mystery in the acclaimed series from Susan Hill, Simon Serrailler is forced to confront his most grisly, dangerous, and complex case yet.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Love the series; this one not my favorite

While this book does move along the underlying story of the major characters, and it does solve the central crime, it leaves so many open story lines that it is not quite as satisfying as most of the books in the series. Still, I do enjoy this series. The characters feel like old friends. Hill's stories always move along at a good pace, and this one raises some interesting questions. All in all, I enjoyed the book but it is not the star of the series.
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- Janet H. Maddox

Just love Susan Hill

Amazingly gifted story writer. Each one of the books in this series were so enjoyable and Steven Pacey should win an award for his narration. Hoping for another in this series.
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- eileen hamlin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-28-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.