The brand new thriller from five-million-copy bestseller Mark Billingham sees Tom Thorne and Nicola Tanner on the hunt for a couple whose mutual chemistry boils over into murder...
The sixteenth book in the TOM THORNE series, from bestselling author Mark Billingham.
'Hugely intelligent and authentic' BELINDA BAUER, AUTHOR OF SNAP
She says she's an ordinary mother.
He knows a liar when he sees one.
Sarah thinks of herself as a normal single mum. It's what she wants others to think of her. But the truth is, she needs something new, something thrilling.
Meanwhile, DI Tom Thorne is investigating a woman's suicide, convinced she was driven to do it by a man who preys on vulnerable women.
A man who is about to change Sarah's life.
From number one, five-million-copy bestseller Mark Billingham comes a breathless new thriller starring Thorne and Tanner that readers will devour.
PRAISE FOR MARK BILLINGHAM
'One of the great series of British crime fiction' THE TIMES
'An unconventional literary superstar' MAIL ON SUNDAY
'Billingham is a world-class writer' KARIN SLAUGHTER
'A new Mark Billingham is always a treat' SUSIE STEINER
'Finely paced and polished procedural, with twists and turns galore' CARA HUNTER
'Perfectly executed and with a thoroughly unnerving twist' GUARDIAN
'Thorne is a terrific invention' IRISH INDEPENDENT
'Mark Billingham gets better and better' MICHAEL CONNELLY
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.