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From the Dead

From the Dead Cover

From the Dead

By Mark Billingham

Atlantic Monthly Press, Hardcover, 9780802122131, 390pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2014

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Description
In the ninth Tom Thorne novel, a man long thought killed by his long-suffering wife, turns up alive. And other people begin to turn up dead.
A decade ago, 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 sentenced to ten years in prison. But 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. But how is it possible that her husband is still alive? Where is he? Who sent the photo, and why?


About the Author
Mark Billingham is one of England's best known and top-selling crime writers. His most recent book was a #1 bestseller in the UK. He has twice won the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Best Crime Novel, and has also won a Sherlock Award for the Best Detective created by a British writer. His novels Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat were made into a hit TV series starring David Morrissey as Thorne. Mark lives in North London with his wife and two children.
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