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Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 4, 2008 - Fiction - 448 pages
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It's only ten days since Douglas Remfry's release from prison, having served seven years for rape, and now he's dead: naked on a bare mattress in a grubby north London hotel room, his head hooded and his hands tied with a brown leather belt.
Someone knew he was coming out. Someone wanted to mete out some punishment of his own.
And when a second sex offender is found dead, DI Tom Thorne knows he has a vicious, calculating viliglante on his hands...

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In his third novel (after Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat), Billingham delivers a remarkable combination of police procedural and psychological thriller. Detective Inspector Tom Thorne is faced with a ... Read full review

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This one was a wee bit more violent and raw from the norm or maybe it is just that the subject of rape is much more sensitive. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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 new series based on the novels In the Dark and Time of Death will be broadcast on BBC1 in 2017. Mark lives in north London with his wife and two children.

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