The Pure in Heart

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The Pure in Heart

By Susan Hill

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781585679287, 370pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2007

In this follow-up to "The Various Haunts of Men," Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler is on vacation in Venice, trying to come to terms with the brutal murder of a young woman who had been in love with him. His trip is cut short after he is summoned home to the cathedral town of Lafferton, where a little boy has been snatched.