Tom Thorne has it all. In Nicola Tanner and Phil Hendricks, Thorne has good friends by his side. He finally has a love life worth a damn and is happy in the job to which he has devoted his life…
He has everything to lose. Hunting the woman responsible for a series of grisly murders, Thorne has no way of knowing that he will be plunged into a nightmare from which he may never wake. And he’ll do anything to keep it.
Finally, Thorne’s past has caught up with him and a ruinous secret is about to be revealed. If he wants to save himself and his friends, he must do the unthinkable.
PRAISE FOR MARK BILLINGHAM
‘Mark Billingham is a master of psychology’ Ian Rankin
‘Fast-paced and twisting’ Paula Hawkins
‘At the very least it should reach the shortlist of this year’s Booker prize’ The Times