Death Message - Tom Thorne, Bk 7 Author:Mark Billingham It's carried by police officers to your door—the last words anyone ever wants to hear: The Death Message. — Detective Investigator Tom Thorne is receiving messages of his own: photographs of murder victims sent to his cell phone. Thorne doesn't know who's sending the grisly pictures, who the victims are, or why he has bee... more »n chosen—but he knows a dead man when he sees one. Ensnared in an investigation that threatens to confound his judgment and destroy his career, he must track down a fiendishly elusive killer before time runs out. Because the slayings are somehow connected to the most terrifying psychopath he has ever encountered—and the blood trail is about to cross into Thorne's personal life.« less
The 7th of the Tom Thorne series is a fast read, includes characters from Scaredy Cat and The Burning Girl and solves a gnawing problem for Thorne about the death of his father. You won't be disappointed by this latest thriller from Mark Billingham.
Unless you are a die-hard Tom Thorne fan then I wouldn't bother with this one.
The plot is Thorne is receiving pictures of dead people on his phone, early in the story they learn who is doing it--so now that you know the 'who' the rest is just draggy and slow slow slow, by half way I was so bored and uninterested that I gave it up.