The Demands (Hardcover)
Mulholland Books, 9780316126632, 405pp.
Publication Date: June 12, 2012
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Praise For The Demands…
"The tenth outing with London detective Tom Thorne starts out as a conventional hostage novel, but then skillfully explores guilt, cultural differences and injustice."
-Florida Sun-Sentinel, 2012's Best Crime Fiction
"Ingeniously constructed...this great novel should put Billingham in the same league as Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, John Harvey and Denise Mina. A breakthrough novel."
-Kirkus (starred review)
"A tightly plotted and suspenseful thriller sure to please fans of the genre."
"One of the most consistently entertaining, insightful crime writers working today."
"With each of his books, Mark Billingham gets better and better. These are stories and characters you don't want to leave."
"Tom Thorne is the new superstar detective...Mark Billingham is the new-wave leader of crime fiction."