The Killing Habit: A Tom Thorne Novel

Mark Billingham (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
May 21, 2019
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802129581

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About the Author

Mark Billingham has twice won the Theakston Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel and also won the Sherlock Award for "Best Detective Created by a British Author." His books, which include the critically acclaimed Tom Thorne series, have been translated into twenty-five languages and have sold over five million copies. He lives in London.

Reviews

Praise for The Killing Habit:

"Another compulsively readable blend of satire, crime fiction motifs, and the occasional quirky, violent interlude in a tale that will satisfy [Billingham's] current fans and attract new ones."--Booklist

"As ever with Billingham, a rich cast of characters and tense situations are marshalled with panache, leading to a final terrifying encounter."--Barry Forshaw, Financial Times

"[The Killing Habit] shows why Billingham stands at the forefront of British crime authors." --Publishers Weekly

"Mark Billingham has provided us with yet another temptation for a one-sit reading...If you're not already on board Billingham's (almost) annual visit to Thorne's world, you should jump on now." --Bookreporter

"This is the 15th novel featuring Thorne, and neither he nor Billingham show signs of fatigue. One of the great series of British crime fiction continues."--The Times (London)

Praise for Mark Billingham and the Tom Thorne series:

"Morse, Rebus, and now Thorne. The next superstar detective is already with us--don't miss him."--Lee Child

"Billingham is a world-class writer and Tom Thorne is a wonderful creation. Rush to read these books."--Karin Slaughter

"With each of his books, Mark Billingham gets better and better. These are stories and characters you don't want to leave."--Michael Connelly

"Mark Billingham has brought a rare and welcome blend of humanity, dimension, and excitement to the genre."--George Pelecanos