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Love Like Blood - Tom Thorne Novels (Paperback)Mark Billingham (author)
From number one bestseller Mark Billingham comes a masterful, intense crime novel that pits DI Tom Thorne against an evil beyond comprehension, yet shockingly real.
A BLOODY MESSAGE
As DI Nicola Tanner investigates what appears to be a series of organised killings, her partner Susan is brutally murdered, leaving the detective bereft, and vengeful.
A POWERFUL ALLY
Taken off the case, Tanner enlists the help of DI Tom Thorne to pursue a pair of ruthless killers and the broker handing out the deadly contracts.
A CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE
As the killers target their latest victim, Thorne takes the biggest risk of his career and is drawn into a horrifying and disturbing world in which families will do anything to protect their honour.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 199 x 131 x 34 mm
"His [Billingham's] storylines of murders that go unseen or unrecognised are chilling and moving, and Tom Thorne is on terrific form." - The Times
"Groundbreaking ... a gripping, unsensational take on a type of crime that is happening more frequently than many of us realise." - Sunday Times
"[A] sensitive topic delicately handled, with a perfectly executed and thoroughly unnerving twist at the end." - The Guardian
"Irascible, irritating and indefatigable...Billingham's passionate depiction of the injustice and brutality that flow from these killings spills from every page, making this one of his most powerful crime novels, written with a fury that does both him and Thorne justice." - Daily Mail"The author's rage, combined with his skill as a crime writer, makes this a gripping and genuinely tragic story." - Literary Review
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