The Dying Hours

The Dying Hours

eBook - 2013
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A fantastic, never-before-published Tom Thorne novel by England's crime king. It's been twenty-five years since Tom Thorne last went to work wearing the "Queen's cloth" but now, having stepped out of line once too often, he's back in uniform. He's no longer a detective, and he hates it. Still struggling to adjust, Thorne becomes convinced that a spate of suicides among the elderly in London are something more sinister. His concerns are dismissed by the Murder Squad he was once part of and he is forced to investigate alone. Now, unable to trust anybody, Thorne risks losing those closest to him as well as endangering those being targeted by a killer unlike any he has hunted before. A man with nothing to lose and a growing list of victims. A man who appears to have the power to make people take their own lives.
Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2013
ISBN: 9780802193285
0802193285
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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swansrob
Dec 06, 2017

Thorne #11

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rb3221
Nov 13, 2016

A flowing easy to read suspense where Thorne, now back in uniform after bucking authority too much in the last novel is still trying to do it himself with some help from a few of his police friends. But his usual obsession and compulsion to solve the case jeopardizes himself, his friends and as usual totally upsets his superiors. Exactly what you expect from Thorne.
It is an exciting and overall a good solid twisting plot as more murders keep showing up. Perhaps not the best Thorne saga but well worth reading with the last line as a possible foreboding.

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athena14
May 10, 2014

Reads like a book written in too much haste, e.g. two characters have the same first name (Jenny)..

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anfieldfan
Nov 26, 2013

This is a wonderful series and another good addition to it.

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dcafk
Oct 21, 2013

Good read.

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