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Author: Mark Billingham
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detective Tom Thorne is forced to re-consider an old case when a grieving father takes one of Thorne's colleagues hostage. The man demands to know the truth about how his son died in prison; he is convinced the death was not an accident. What Thorne discovers will upend everything he thought he knew about the fate of those he's put away-- but will it be enough to end the hostage situation without violence? Published  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Named Person: Tom Thorne, (Fictitious character); Tom Thorne, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Billingham
ISBN: 9781847444196 1847444199 9781847444202 1847444202
OCLC Number: 748300877
Awards: Long-listed for International Thriller Writers Award 2012 (UK)
Description: 394 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Mark Billingham.

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A rollercoaster of a read... confirms Billingham's status as one of the finest crime writers around Daily Express Taut and tense, with an unusually sympathetic hostage-taker The Times

 
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