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"Lifeless" is the most thrilling, engaging and readable crime novel I've come across since Mo Hayder's excellent "The Treatment".
Having read all the novels in the Tom Thorne series, it is clear that with this novel, author Mark Billingham has taken a step up the ranks from a perfectly good thriller writer, to a writer who brings a depth of feeling and a humanity which engages your emotions on many different levels.
Certain parts of this book had me feeling exhausted from the tension! Others had me laughing out loud. And some, including the opening passages, had me struggling to keep my lunch down.
I would recommend reading all the others in the series… Read more