* Huge momentum from The Dying Hours paperback which will be supported with a monumental outdoor campaign * Higher-than ever before broadcast profile including appearances on TV and radio * Massive publicity campaign * Year-round events and rocketing online presence
Mark Billingham has twice won the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel, 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, and Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat were made into a hit TV series on Sky 1 starring David Morrissey as Thorne. Mark lives in north London with his wife and two children.
A brilliantly crafted antagonist makes this novel a thrilling, addictive ride * Cape Times * Strong plotting and an all-too-plausible villain reveal just how good Billingham is, and confirm Thorne as a memorable, flawed hero * Daily Mail * An atmospheric, gripping story with a superb ending * Sunday Express * Brilliantly evoking the spooky island atmosphere, the tension of this macabre thriller is lightened by humour and believable characters * Sunday Mirror *