Die of Shame: Includes short story exclusive to hardback (Hardback)
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Die of Shame: Includes short story exclusive to hardback (Hardback)

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Hardback 448 Pages / Published: 05/05/2016
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Full of betrayal, deceit and suspense, Die of Shame is the spectacular new book from number one bestseller Mark Billingham - author of Time of Death and In the Dark, both soon to be major BBC series. Every Monday evening, six people gather in a smart North London house to talk about addiction. There they share their deepest secrets: stories of lies, regret, and above all, shame. Then one of them is killed - and it's clear one of the circle was responsible. Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner quickly finds her investigation hampered by the strict confidentiality that binds these people and their therapist together. So what could be shameful enough to cost someone their life? And how do you find the truth when denial and deception are second nature to all of your suspects?

"Perfectly pitched and elegantly plotted, it has all Billingham's hallmarks, and should not be missed." - The Mail

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781408704837
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 714 g
Dimensions: 239 x 160 x 37 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Perfectly pitched and elegantly plotted, it has all Billingham's hallmarks, and should not be missed * Daily Mail *
One of his most unconventional, intriguing and entertaining books -- Jake Kerridge * Sunday Express *
Intense, voyeuristic and loaded with popular culture, this unashamed good read is sure to prove a hit. * Sun *
An awesome thriller * Heat *
This is an intriguing set up, involving a cast of suspects where everyone has something to hide -- Joan Smith * Sunday Times *
An insightful study into the darkness of addiction, driven by strong characters, and dripping with the black humour that's Billingham's trademark * Sunday Mirror *
The interplay between the six [characters] is highly entertaining * The Times *
One of the best crime novels of the year so far. Shocking, frightening, gripping * Sunday Irish Independent *
Confirmation that Mark Billingham is now one of the most assured thriller writers around * Reader's Digest *
Mark Billingham is a very clever writer and all the characters in this book are rounded and credible * Literary Review *
Die of Shame is a brilliant compassionate study of dysfunction... this is a very kind, very funny, very troubling book * Crime Fiction Fix *
Gritty, thought provoking and utterly addictive - Die of Shame is an absolute must read for all crime fiction fans * Crime Thriller Girl *
A must read for Billingham fans or those keen to experience a gritty novel with heart and honesty * The Crime Warp *
A terrific and unconventional addition to Billingham's oeuvre * Irish Independent *
Jaw-dropping twists and turns that herald the climax of this immensely entertaining, masterfully constructed novel * Irish Times *
A chilling story * Herald Sun *
A great standalone novel * Queensland Times *
A read-till-you-drop psychological mystery * Globe and Mail *

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“Not his best”

I am a huge Mark Billingham fan and am at the front of the queue when a new book comes out so it is with massive regret that I have to say that this one just didn’t grab me by the neck like his other books have - you... More

Hardback edition
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“A bit disappointing”

I have read and enjoyed several of Mark Billingham's other novels, and one of the things I like most about his books is that they are all quite different from each other. "Die of Shame" takes a... More

Paperback edition
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