A relentless and utterly compelling Tom Thorne thriller.
A SERIES OF KILLINGS. Three men, sleeping rough on London's mean streets, have been found brutally murdered - each victim kicked to death and found with a 20 note pinned to his chest. But were they killed at random, or were they targeted for a reason.
A DEADLY MISSION. Tom Thorne is posted to the same streets - working undercover, disguised as a homeless man. In a harsh and harrowing underworld, Thorne discovers the horrifying link between the homeless victims and the perpetrators of a fifteen-year-old atrocity.
A RUTHLESS ENEMY. Those who know are keeping quiet. But the word on these streets is that the killer is a cop...
Mark Billingham has twice won the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Crime Novel of the Year, and has also won a Sherlock Award for the Best Detective created by a British writer. Each of the novels featuring Detective Inspector Tom Thorne has been a Sunday Times bestseller. Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat were made into a hit TV series on Sky 1 starring David Morrissey as Thorne, and a series based on the novels In the Dark and Time of Death was broadcast on BBC1. Mark lives in north London with his wife and two children.