Scaredy Cat

Mark Billingham author

Format:Paperback

Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group

Published:1st Mar '12

£9.99

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Scaredy Cat cover

A gripping, chilling tour-de-force, Scaredy Cat is a perfect follow-up to Sleepyhead

The second book in the Tom Thorne series from bestselling author Mark Billingham, Scaredy Cat is a gripping, chilling tour-de-force; a book to keep you reading until deep into the night.

'Assured and shocking' Guardian

It was a vicious, calculated murder. The killer selected his victim at Euston station, followed her home on the tube, strangled her to death in front of her child. At the same time, killed in the same way, a second body is discovered at the back of King's Cross station. And this grisly event eerily echoes the murder of two other women, stabbed to death months before on the same day.

It is DI Tom Thorne who sees the link and comes to the horrifying conclusion. This is not a serial killer the police are up against.

This is two of them - and two killers are way more deadly than one . . .

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Read what everyone's saying about the heart-racing Tom Thorne series:

'Literary superstar' Mail on Sunday

'Ingenious' Guardian

'Ground-breaking' Sunday Times

'Mark Billingham gets better and better' Michael Connelly

'A cracking read . . . I couldn't put it down!' Shari Lapena

'A damn fine storyteller' Karin Slaughter

'Twisted and twisty' Linwood Barclay

'One of the most consistently entertaining, insightful crime writers working today' Gillian Flynn

'The next superstar detective is already with us. Don't miss him' Lee Child

Murder and mystery do not come better than this What's on in London Brisk, racy read The Times Assured and shocking thriller The Guardian A cunning variation on the serial-murder theme Sunday Telegraph

ISBN: 9780751548860

Dimensions: 196mm x 130mm x 29mm

Weight: 300g

432 pages