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Love Like Blood

Love Like Blood

‘Groundbreaking and gripping’ Sunday Times

A BLOODY MESSAGE

As DI Nicola Tanner investigates what appears to be a series of organised killings, her partner Susan is brutally murdered, leaving the detective bereft, and vengeful.

A POWERFUL ALLY

Taken off the case, Tanner enlists the help of DI Tom Thorne to pursue a pair of ruthless killers and the broker handing out the deadly contracts.

A CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE

As the killers target their latest victim, Thorne takes the biggest risk of his career and is drawn into a horrifying and disturbing world in which families will do anything to protect their honour.

From number one bestseller Mark Billingham comes a masterful, intense crime novel that pits DI Tom Thorne against an evil beyond comprehension, yet shockingly real.

‘One of the great series of British crime fiction’ The Times

‘Billingham is a world-class writer’ Karin Slaughter


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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 1st June 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9780751566918

Reviews

Shocking and topical, the 14th book in the Thorne series is an engaging thriller from one of Britain's best crime writers
Daily Express
The author's rage, combined with his skill as a crime writer, makes this a gripping and genuinely tragic story
Literary Review
A book that will leave you shaking with rage long after the thrill of the chase has faded.
Chris Brookmyre
Entertaining, thought provoking and current
West Australian
Irascible, irritating and indefatigable...Billingham's passionate depiction of the injustice and brutality that flow from these killings spills from every page, making this one of his most powerful crime novels, written with a fury that does both him and Thorne justice
Daily Mail
Brilliant and unbearable
Independent
This is a searing story, excitingly told with several unexpected twists in the tale
Irish Independent
Want something to get the heart racing as you laze by the pool?...A thrilling read not for the faint-hearted
Sun
Love Like Blood has a rich seam of biting wit, impeccable plotting and realistic police detail. The result is an intelligent and hugely entertaining thriller that treats its subject with sensitivity. It includes gasp-inducing moments of drama and some ingenious twists
The People
His [Billingham's] storylines of murders that go unseen or unrecognised are chilling and moving, and Tom Thorne is on terrific form
The Times
Brave, topical, important and as uncomfortable to read as it is impossible not to
Heat
[A] sensitive topic delicately handled, with a perfectly executed and thoroughly unnerving twist at the end
The Guardian
Mark Billingham has always defied the usual, and his new novel is no exception . . . the plot is red hot
Globe and Mail
Groundbreaking ... a gripping, unsensational take on a type of crime that is happening more frequently than many of us realise
Sunday Times