Detective Inspector Tom Thorne is a fictional character created by British author Mark Billingham. The character is middle-aged and lives in London. The character shares several personality traits with the author.


Mark Billingham is an English novelist of comic-crime fiction. He is also a screenwriter, actor and comedian. As a novelist, he is best known for his Tom Thorne series. He started reviewing books in order to get complimentary copies, thus saving money. Eventually, he began writing and came up with his Tom Thorne character. Billingham […]