A lonely woman of fifty-three vanishes in fog, a fat twenty-two-year-old never returns from an early morning walk . . . Experienced policemen know that most missing persons either turn up or go missing on purpose. But fresh young D. S. Freya Graffham wonâ€™t drop it â€” until she discovers what links the people who disappear on â€śThe Hill,â€ť young and old, men and women, even a little dog. Susan Hill writes with compassion, humour and a unique understanding of the details of daily life. From the Paperback edition.