Mark Billingham is a stand-up comedian, appearing regularly at the Comedy Store. He has been awarded the 2003 Sherlock Award as the creator of the Best Detective created by a British writer and the inaugural Theakston's Old Peculier Award for the best crime novel of the year for LAZYBONES.
'A disturbing and ruthlessly compelling novel.' Sunday Express 'Murder and mystery do not come better than this.' What's On in London 'Brisk, racy read.' The Times 'Assured and shocking thriller.' The Guardian 'A cunning variation on the serial-murder theme.' Sunday Telegraph 'Scary, pell-mell, cliff-hanging thriller.' Literary Review