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Lazybones - Mark Billingham
Lazybones
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The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular. The fact that the dead man was a convicted rapist recently released from prison... show more
The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular. The fact that the dead man was a convicted rapist recently released from prison only increases the bizarre nature of the gruesome crime ... and the police's reluctance to apprehend the perpetrator. It's the body count that troubles Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, as brutal slaying follows brutal slaying, each victim more deserving than the last. Though he has no sympathy for the dead, Thorne knows he must put an end to a cruelly calculating vigilante's bloody justice before time runs out -- and a horrifically efficient serial killer targets a life worth fighting for.
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ISBN: 9780060560867 (006056086X)
ASIN: 006056086X
Publisher: Avon
Edition language: English
Series: Tom Thorne (#3)
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Wandering through fiction
Wandering through fiction rated it
4.0 Lazybones
Enjoyable crime novel. More about Tom's life outside his work.
Chew & Digest Books
Chew & Digest Books rated it
5.0 Lazybones
This one was a wee bit more violent and raw from the norm or maybe it is just that the subject of rape is much more sensitive.
CharlotteBuriedinBooks
CharlotteBuriedinBooks rated it
4.0
Tom Thorne is quickly becoming my favourite detective. There's something about his attitude to his work, to the victims that really grabs hold of me. His frustration towards his work is overpowering at times.Here we find him dealing with a series of murders of ex-cons. All of them ex-rapists, who...
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