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Two O'Clock Boy

Mark Hill
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Mark Hill

'A fantastic debut: dark, addictive and original. I couldn't put it down'Robert Bryndza, author of The Girl in the IceDiscover the gripping, twist-filled start to a fantastic new London-set crime thriller series starring morally corrupt DI Ray Drake - the perfect new addiction for fans of LUTHER.TWO CHILDHOOD FRIENDS... ONE BECAME A DETECTIVE... ONE BECAME A KILLER...Thirty years ago, the Longacre Children's Home stood on a London street where once-grand Victorian homes lay derelict. There its children lived in terror of Gordon Tallis, the home's manager.Then Connor Laird arrived: a frighteningly intense boy who quickly became Tallis' favourite criminal helper. Soon after, destruction befell the Longacre, and the facts of that night have lain buried . . . until today.Now, a mysterious figure, the Two O'Clock Boy, is killing all who grew up there, one by one. DI Ray Drake will do whatever it take to stop the murders - but he will go even further to cover up the truth.'A cracking debut. I can't wait to see more of Ray Drake.'Mark Billingham'Wreaks havoc with your assumptions. Hill has a hell of a career ahead of him'Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls and The Darkest Secret'Utterly gripping, packed with unforgettable characters - and SO well-written. The twists had me reeling!'Louise Voss

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