It is spring in the quiet cathedral town of Lafferton when a little boy is snatched as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. Meanwhile a severely handicapped young woman hovers between life and death and an ex-con fnds it impossible to go straight...
Haunting and truthful, gripping and convincing, The Pure in Heart is neither a thriller nor a whodunnit, but a fascinating crime novel and an utterly absorbing read.
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"For the first time in years, P.D. James has serious competition" (Philip Oakes Literary Review)
"She draws us so far into her fictitious community that for the duration of the book (and some time afterwards) we too are living there" (Daily Mail)
"Beautifully drawn characters...a tantalising mystery" (Sunday Telegraph)
"Captures sinister atmosphere brilliantly...her characters are drawn with loving detail" (Spectator)
"Highly unsettling" (Daily Telegraph)
'Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when one like Susan Hill does it the result is stunning.' Ruth Rendell
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