A twisty, absorbing and riveting tale from the always enjoyable Billingham.
The Mail On Sunday
Love Like Blood is this year’s must-read novel. Superb.
The Crime Warp
Brilliant and unbearable. One of the nation’s favourite detectives.’
Gripping and groundbreaking. Crime novel of the Month.’
The Sunday Times
This is an important novel, as well as a thriller with all Billingham’s characteristic wit and perception.
This sensitive topic is delicately handled, with a perfectly executed and thoroughly unnerving twist at the end.
The author’s rage, together with his skill as a crime writer, makes this a gripping and genuinely tragic story.
The Literary Review
Billingham’s passionate depiction of the injustice and brutality that flow from these killings spills from every page, making this one of his most powerful crime novels, written with a fury that does both him and Thorne justice.
The Daily Mail
The plot twists are masterly. His most powerful and impressive book yet.
Chilling and moving. Tom Thorne is on terrific form.’
An intelligent, hugely entertaining thriller that treats its subject with sensitivity. It includes gasp-inducing moments of drama and some ingenious twists.
This is a searing story, excitingly told with several unexpected twists in the tale.
The Irish Independent
A thrilling read, not for the faint-hearted.
Shocking and topical. The 14th book in the Tom Thorne series is an engaging thriller from one of Britain’s best crime writers.’
The Daily Express