A must for Mark Billingham fans, this is a lavish signed and numbered limited
hardback edition of his groundbreaking first Tom Thorne novel contains a new
foreword by Lee Child exclusive to this edition.
Alison Willetts has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by a skilful manipulation of
pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel but she is completely
unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison Willetts alive, the police believe the
killer's made his first mistake.
Then DI Tom Thorne discovers the horrifying truth: it isn't Alison who is the mistake, it's
the three women already dead.
Thorne must find a killer whose agenda is disturbingly unique, and Alison, the one person
who holds the key to the killer's identity, is unable to say anything . . .
In the year Mark Billingham publishes his 20th novel, a prequel to Sleepyhead,
this stunning hardback celebrates Tom Thorne's unforgettable and terrifying
first case that changed crime fiction forever.
This anniversary edition issued by the publisher is signed and numbered, with a stunning red cloth-style cover with gold foil, stencilled sprayed edges, red ribbon and a new, exclusive foreword by Lee Child.
All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.