‘From The Dead’ is Mark Billinghams 10th novel to feature his character, Detective Inspector Tom Thorne and is due for realease in the UK, 19th August 2010, as a hardcover edition.
‘Thorne’ has also been made into a TV series, with David Morrisey being cast in the title role.
‘From The Dead’ – Synopsis:
It has been a decade since Alan Langford’s charred remains were discovered in his burnt-out car. His wife Donna was found guilty of conspiracy to murder her husband and served ten years in prison.
But just before she is released, Donna receives a nasty shock: an anonymous letter containing a photo of her husband. The man she hates with every fibre of her being – the man she paid to have murdered – seems very much alive and well
How is it possible that her husband is still alive? Where is he? Who sent the photo, and why?
DI Tom Thorne becomes involved in a case where nothing and no one are what they seem. It will take him much further from his London beat than he has ever been before – and closer to a killer who will do anything to protect his new life. Read more