Published on: 25/03/2004
Winner of the Theakston’s Old Peculier Award for Crime Novel of the Year, the third DI Tom Thorne thriller.
A MONSTER MURDERED
It’s only been ten days since Douglas Remfry’s release from prison, having served seven years for rape, and now he’s dead: naked on a bare mattress in a grubby north London hotel room, his head hooded and his hands tied with a brown leather belt.
A DEADLY JUSTICE
Someone knew he was coming out. Someone wanted to mete out some punishment of his own.
A CASE NO ONE WANTS SOLVED
And when a second sex offender is found dead, DI Tom Thorne knows he has a vicious, calculating viliglante on his hands…