A teenage girl has been brutally murdered on her way home from school. The cryptic message 'all like her' is crudely written on her body.
The dead girl's friends are deeply shocked and upset, but they all refuse to reveal anything about her last movements. Who are they protecting? And what more do they know?
Headstrong Detective Inspector Zoë Benedict knows exactly how she wants to work this case. But Zoë's own dark past, if exposed, may jeopardize the search for justice . . . and destroy her too.
Tense, thrilling and brilliantly original, Hanging Hill reveals the evil side of human nature and the terrible things normal people can do...
In this superb stand-alone from British author Hayder (Pig Island), the brutal murder of 16-year-old Lorne Wood, found dead in a park with words written on her corpse, draws together the Benedict sisters, Zo and Sally, who have been estranged for years, despite both living in the city of Bath. Career-driven Zo , a detective inspector, takes issue with her team s reliance on a forensic psychologist. Pursuing her own line of investigation, Zo discovers that Lorne s modeling aspirations may have led the girl away from the catwalk and into something much seedier. Complacent Sally, a divorced mother, must take on extra housecleaning jobs to keep up with the spending of her teenage daughter, who was acquainted with Lorne. Reluctantly, Sally agrees to work extra hours for a rich businessman she soon learns makes his fortune in hardcore pornography. Secrets, both past and present, bind the sisters yet threaten to ruin multiple lives. Hayder uses her trademark violence to perfect sinister effect.
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Yet another book from Mo Hayder I couldn't put down, flows well, very British in set up, overall great book, hated and loved the ending as the book title suggests it keeps you hanging.
Fantastic read ,I couldn't put it down !!