Paperback - 2007
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With time running out, Detective Inspector Tom Thorne searches desperately for connections and leads, but learns that secrets are as easily buried as bodies, and that assumptions are the enemy of truth.
Publisher: London, England : Sphere, 2007, c2006.
ISBN: 9780751537246
Characteristics: 516 pages ;,18 cm.


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rb3221 Oct 27, 2016

A good plot with some interesting twists, a few deaths, a racial crime and even the beginning of a romance for Thorne.
As usual Thorne is the disgruntled cop, unpredictable, not always liked with his dry sarcastic humour. As he digs further in the case of the kidnapped Luke, all is not as it seems with secrets long held by Luke's parents, the father being an ex DCI.
It is suspenseful right to the end but this British crime novel does not have a lot of character development. But I did enjoy it and will be continuing with the Thorne saga.

bartbilbo Apr 16, 2014

Really enjoying the Thorne series by Billingham. He's as good as Kellerman and Sandford.

Jan 27, 2014

another great read, the story is believable, the characters so real especially Thorne. I couldn't put it down....I highly recommend

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