Check out the book, Love Like Blood, by Mark Billingham, as featured on the Cleopatra Loves Books blog
There is something doubly appealing about crime fiction with a strong contemporary feel and Mark Billingham has chosen this, his fourteenth book in the Tom Thorne series to highlight honour killings. The fact that he does this within a brilliantly constructed mystery certainly makes for compelling reading.
DI Nicola Tanner is on compassionate leave after the death of her partner who was murdered inside their shared home. Having worked with Thorne when he makes a brief appearancein Die of Shame,she seeks him out convinced that those in charge of the investigation into Susan’s death are not interested inher belief thather murder was a case of mistaken identity, and it is actually her own life they meant to take.
The relationship between Tanner and Thorne is brilliantly handled as they work off the grid to find out the truth. When a couple of teenagers go missing Thorne…
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