A stunning novel ... the final twist is brilliantly clever and shocking * The Times * Billingham produces an astonishing final twist to complete his most ambitious and most accomplished book * Sunday Telegraph * Chilling...A story with a twist that I guarantee even veteran crime fiction aficionados won't see coming * Evening Herald * A virtuoso performance by Billingham * Daily Mail *
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.