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Publisher's Summary

"Delivering the death message". That's what coppers call it when they have to tell someone that a loved one has been killed. Now DI Tom Thorne is receiving messages of his own: photos of murder victims sent to his mobile phone.

The killer is quickly identified as a man just released from prison - someone who believes he has nothing left to live for. But why is he sending these pictures to Thorne? The answer lies in Thorne's past, with a man he himself sent away, for life. Even behind bars, the most vicious psychopath Thorne has ever faced is still a master at manipulating others to do his dirty work for him. Particularly his killings.

A gripping tour-de-force by one of Britain's most compelling crime writers, Death Message is an unforgettable novel.

©2007 Mark Billingham (P)2007 Hachette Audio

Critic Reviews

'As pacy as ever, this confirms Billingham's status as the only crime writer capable of snapping at Rankin's heels' ( Elle)
'Thorne is unquestionably a challenger for the crown currently held by Rankin's Rebus, and before that by Dexter's Morse' ( Sunday Express)
'This is the seventh book in the series, and it is good to find that it lives up to the promise of its predecessors... Well-plotted, high quality stuff' ( Guardian)'Gripping... Taut, tense and disturbing' ( The Times)

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