Hair-Raising Thriller: Read an Extract from Rabbit Hole by Mark Billingham

Hair-Raising Thriller: Read an Extract from Rabbit Hole by Mark Billingham

I was on my way to scrounge some tobacco from Lucy, who I sometimes call L-Plate, and is probably the poshest person I’ve ever met – who doesn’t like anyone touching her and thinks the world is flat – when I heard it all kicking off in the little room next to the canteen. The room with the yellow wallpaper and the settee. The ‘music’ room, because there’s some dusty bongos on a shelf and a guitar with four strings. I could still smell that watery curry Eileen had done for lunch.

I’d eaten it all, don’t get me wrong. Two plates full, because I’ve always had a big appetite and you eat what’s put in front of you, but the whiff of it an hour or so afterwards was making me feel slightly sick. Yeah, I remember that. Mind you, lots of things make me feel a bit green around the gills these days and it’s not like this place ever smells particularly lovely, let’s be honest…

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    Publisher details

    Rabbit Hole
    Author
    Mark Billingham
    Publisher
    Hachette
    Genre
    Fiction
    Released
    27 July, 2021

    Synopsis

    They were meant to be safe on Fleet Ward: psychiatric patients monitored, treated, cared for. But now one of their number is found murdered, and the accusations begin to fly. Was it one of his fellow patients? A member of staff? Or did someone come in from the outside DC Alice Armitage is methodical, tireless, and she's quickly on the trail of the killer. The only problem is, Alice is a patient too.
    Mark Billingham
    About the author

    Mark Billingham

    Mark Billingham has twice won the Theakston's Old Peculier Award for Crime Novel of the Year, and has also won a Sherlock Award for the Best Detective created by a British writer. Each of the novels featuring Detective Inspector Tom Thorne has been a Sunday Times bestseller. Sleepyhead and Scaredy Cat were made into a hit TV series on Sky 1 starring David Morrissey as Thorne, and a series based on the novels In the Dark and Time of Death was broadcast on BBC1. Mark lives in north London with his wife and two children.

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