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Sleepyhead By Mark Billingham

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Sleepyhead introduces 'the next superstar detective', Tom Thorne, and is a disturbing and unforgettable classic.

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Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham

The classic first novel from Mark Billingham introduces DI Tom Thorne in a unforgettable and terrifying case that changed crime fiction forever.

'A terrifically stylish debut novel' Independent on Sunday

Alison Willetts has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by a skilful manipulation of pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel but she is completely unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison Willetts alive, the police believe the killer's made his first mistake.

Then DI Tom Thorne discovers the horrifying truth: it isn't Alison who is the mistake, it's the three women already dead.

Thorne must find a killer whose agenda is disturbingly unique, and Alison, the one person who holds the key to the killer's identity, is unable to say anything . . .

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Read what everyone's saying about the heart-racing Tom Thorne series:

'Literary superstar' Mail on Sunday

'Ingenious' Guardian

'Ground-breaking' Sunday Times

'Mark Billingham gets better and better' Michael Connelly

'A cracking read . . . I couldn't put it down!' Shari Lapena

'A damn fine storyteller' Karin Slaughter

'Twisted and twisty' Linwood Barclay

'One of the most consistently entertaining, insightful crime writers working today' Gillian Flynn

'The next superstar detective is already with us. Don't miss him' Lee Child

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Sleepyhead Reviews


A terrifically stylish debut novel Independent on Sunday Extremely capable and unsettling Literary Review A cunning variation on the serial-murder theme Sunday Telegraph Mark Billingham is one of my favourite new authors. Highly recommended -- Harlan Coben

About Mark Billingham


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.

Additional information

GOR003905253
Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham
Mark Billingham
Tom Thorne Novels
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2012-03-01
400
075154891X
9780751548914
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.