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Good As Dead - Mark Billingham
Good As Dead
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The Hostage Police officer Helen Weeks walks into her local newsagent's on her way to work. Little does she know that this simple daily ritual will change her life forever. It's the last place she expects to be met with violence, but as she waits innocently at the till, she comes face to face... show more
The Hostage Police officer Helen Weeks walks into her local newsagent's on her way to work. Little does she know that this simple daily ritual will change her life forever. It's the last place she expects to be met with violence, but as she waits innocently at the till, she comes face to face with a gunman. The Demand The crazed hostage-taker is desperate to know what really happened to his beloved son, who died a year before in youth custody. By holding a police officer at gunpoint, he will force the one man who knows more about the case than any other to re-investigate his son's death. That man is DI Tom Thorne. The Twist While Helen fights to stay alive and the body-count rises,Thorne must race against time if he is to bring a killer to justice and save a young mother's life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847444202
Publisher: Little Brown
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Tom Thorne (#10)
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I really enjoyed the standalone book Billingham wrote, where we were first introduced to the character of Helen Weeks, so I was excited to see her return in "Good as Dead" and to see her feature so prominantly in the story. I loved the plot, and thought the hostage angle kept things moving and creat...
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