The new Tom Thorne novel from Britain's fastest selling crime writer.
Mark Billingham is a stand-up comedian. He was awarded the 2003 Sherlock Award for Best Detective created by a British writer. He has also written drama for children's TV, including Knight School which won the Royal Television Society Award for best children's drama.
"As pacy as ever, this confirms Billingham's status as the only crime writer capable of snapping at Rankin's heels' Elle 'Thorne is unquestionably a challenger for the crown currently held by Rankin's Rebus, and before that by Dexter's Morse' Sunday Express 'This is the seventh book in the series, and it is good to find that it lives up to the promise of its predecessors... Well-plotted, high quality stuff' Guardian 'Gripping... Taut, tense and disturbing' The Times 'Billingham's experience as a stand-up comic is reflected in the dynamic rhythms of his prose' Herald