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  • Tony Parsons

    Brought to you by Penguin. What do you do when your perfect life spins out of control? A gripping psychological thriller that combines the emotional warmth of Man and Boy with the page-turning excitement of The Murder Bag. Tara Carver seems to have the perfect life. A loving mother and wife, and a business woman who runs her own company, she's the sort of person you'd want to live next door to, who might even become your best friend. But what sort of person is she really? Because in one night of madness, on a work trip far from home, she puts all this at risk. And suddenly her dream life becomes a living nightmare when the married man she spent one night with tells her he...read more

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    Brought to you by Penguin. Lana and Roman Wade have fled the city for a little corner of paradise, exchanging their flat with its unhappy memories for a small honey-coloured house among the rolling green hills of Oxfordshire. Their new home, set in a residential Close known as The Gardens, is their dream and their new neighbours are charming. So why is Lana feeling so uneasy? Lana and Roman may seem like an attractive, popular couple. But they are also a couple with a secret; a secret buried in the life they have left behind, a secret they have shared with no-one. But their new neighbours - these charming, affluent men and women in the Gardens - have secrets of their...read more

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    Brought to you by Penguin. The mysterious stranger is perfect. But nobody knows who she is. And nobody can imagine the terrible things she has done to survive. A young woman moves into a small cottage in a Cornish fishing village. She is beautiful and alluring, and among both the locals and the summer visitors, she inspires infatuation and resentment in equal measures. She carries with her no trace of her history, or her previous life, or the past she has left behind. But that past is closer than she thinks. And it is looking for her. Who She Was begins with a bonfire burning on a Cornish beach in the middle of the night. A young woman waits for morning, and the estate agent to...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    Bestselling author Tony Parsons has been appointed Heathrow’s writer-in-residence. The result is Departures – seven stories of high drama, offbeat humour and raw emotion Here is Heathrow as it has never been seen before – a secret city populated by the 75 million travellers who pass through every year, a place where journeys and dreams end – and begin. From the brilliant twenty-something kids who control the skies up in Air Traffic Control to the softly-spoken man who cares for the dogs, lions and smuggled rattlesnakes at Heathrow’s Animal Reception Centre, from the immigration officers who have heard it all before to the firemen who hone their skills...read more

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    It should be the most natural thing in the world. But in Tony Parsons’ latest bestseller, three couples discover that Mother Nature can be one hell of a bitch. A hard-working trainee doctor, Megan Jewell finds herself accidentally pregnant. She wants a baby one day – but God, not now! Can Megan really bring a baby into the world when she can hardly look after herself? Megan’s happily married sister Jessica wants a baby – immediately. But can the perfect couple really find happiness without the child they so desperately crave? Cat Jewell, the oldest sister, is scarred by the memory of their mother walking out. She wants a baby – maybe....read more

  • Tony Parsons

    After Alfie Budd's beloved wife dies, he returns to England to find his parents feuding and his grandmother's health failing. Alfie's ambitions to be a writer are fading as well. But when he begins tutoring a young single mother for her A level exams, his bewildering life is suddenly transformed. A widely published journalist and the best-selling author of Man and Boy, Tony Parsons also regularly appears on BBC...read more

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    Tony Parsons writes for the first time about his rock and roll years in a touching novel about friendship and growing up This is the UK of the summer of 1977 – in the midst of the Silver Jubilee celebrations, a generation are trying to grow up and discovering the limits of freedom. It is 16th August 1977 – the night Elvis died – and for the heroes of STORIES WE COULD TELL, this night is where their adult lives begin. Terry has returned from Berlin glowing in the light of his friendship with ageing rock star Dag Wood, the only man to be booed off stage at Woodstock. But when Dag turns up in London, he sets his sights on a photographer called Misty, the...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    New novel about men, love and relationships by the author of the Book of the Year, Man and Boy. Alfie Budd found the perfect woman with whom to spend the rest of his life, and then lost her. He doesn’t believe you get a second chance at love. Returning to the England he left behind during the brief, idyllic time of his marriage, Alfie finds the rest of his world collapsing around him. He takes comfort in a string of pointless, transient affairs with his students at Churchill’s Language School, and he tries to learn Tai Chi from an old Chinese man, George Chang. Will Alfie ever find a family life as strong as the Changs’? Can...read more

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    Harry Silver returns to face life in the “blended family.” A wonderful new novel about modern times, which can be read as a sequel to the million selling Man and Boy, or completely on its own Man and Wife is a novel about love and marriage – about why we fall in love and why we marry; about why we stay and why we go. Harry Silver is a man coming to terms with a divorce and a new marriage. He has to juggle with time and relationships, with his wife and his ex-wife, his son and his stepdaughter, his own work and his wife's fast-growing career. Meanwhile his mother, who stood so steadfastly by his father until he died, is not getting any...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    London, ein Uhr nachts am 2. Weihnachtsfeiertag. Schnee fällt, die Stadt schläft. Aber nicht Detective Max Wolfe. Durch die großen Fenster seines Lofts beobachtet er die dunkle Straße ein paar Stockwerke unter ihm. Ein Kastenwagen hat dort gerade angehalten. Zwei Männer springen heraus, vermummt und schwarz gekleidet. Sie zerren etwas aus dem Wagen. Es ist ein Mann - halb nackt, halb tot, am Leben. Doch nicht mehr lange - Bald schon jagt Max Wolfe eine Bande von Mördern, die ihre Opfer buchstäblich einen Kopf kürzer macht. Eine spannende Kurzgeschichte um Max Wolfe zum Kennenlernen. Der erfolgreiche Detective aus Tony Parsons Kriminalromanen wird mit einem Fall konfrontiert, der ihm...read more

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    Twenty years ago seven students became friends at their exclusive private school, Potter's Field. Now they have started dying in the most violent way imaginable. Detective Max Wolfe follows the bloody trail from the backstreets and bright lights of the city, to the darkest corners of the corridors of power. As the bodies pile up, Max finds he is fighting not only for justice, but for his own...read more

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    On New Year's Day, a wealthy family is found slaughtered inside their exclusive gated community in north London, their youngest child stolen away. The murder weapon is a gun for stunning cattle, leading Detective Max Wolfe to a dusty corner of Scotland Yard's Black Museum devoted to a killer who thirty years ago was known as the Slaughter Man. But the Slaughter Man is now old and dying. Can he really be back in the...read more

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    A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them. Sentenced to death is the gang member who abused vulnerable girls, the wealthy drunk driver who mowed down a child and the hate preacher calling for the murder of British troops. As the bodies pile up and riots explode all over the sweltering city, DC Max Wolfe embarks on his most dangerous investigation yet; hunting a gang of killers who many believe to be...read more

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    As dawn breaks on a snowy February morning, a refrigerated lorry is found parked in the heart of London's Chinatown. Inside twelve women, apparently illegal immigrants, are dead from hypothermia. But in the cab, DC Max Wolfe finds thirteen passports. Twelve dead women. Thirteen passports. The hunt for the missing woman will take Max Wolfe into the dark heart of the world of human smuggling, mass migration and 21st century slave...read more

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    Just how badly do you want to find paradise? When Tom Finn is almost jailed for confronting two burglars in his own home, this taxi driver takes his young family to live on the tropical island of Phuket, Thailand. Phuket is all the Finn family dreamed of – a tropical paradise where the children swim with elephants, the gibbons sing love songs in the jungle, the Andaman Sea is like turquoise glass and this young family is free to grow. But both man-made disaster and the unleashed forces of nature shatter this tropical idyll for Tom Finn's family. CATCHING THE SUN is a gripping, moving story of a family who go in search of Paradise...read more

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    ‘Wistful, touching and funny’ Mail on Sunday ‘Hilarious and tear-jerking in turns’ Express ‘A sharp, witty and wise book straight from the heart’ Daily Mail Harry Silver has it all. A successful job in TV, a gorgeous wife, a lovely child. But in one moment of madness, he chucks it all away.     A modern classic, Man and Boy is a hilarious and touching novel about how Harry comes to terms with his life, brings up his son alone and, gradually, learns what words like love and family really mean. ‘Wistful, touching and funny’ Mail on Sunday ‘Hilarious and tear-jerking in turns’ Express ‘A sharp, witty and wise book...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    The final episode in the trilogy that began with the million-copy bestseller MAN AND BOY Ten years on from MAN AND BOY, it is crunch time for Harry… Life is good for Harry Silver. He has a beautiful wife, three wonderful children and a great job as producer of the cult radio show, A Clip Round the Ear. But Harry is about to turn forty and his ex-wife is back in town. Soon it could be time to kiss the good life goodbye… When Harry's fifteen-year-old son Pat moves out to live with his mother, the hard times have only just begun. With his son gone, his job at risk and his wife unsettled by the reappearance of her own ex, their dream seems to be...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    When terrorists use a drone to bring down a plane on one of London's busiest shopping centres, it ignites a chain of events that will draw in the innocent and the guilty alike. DC Max Wolfe finds himself caught in the crossfire between a tech-savvy terrorist cell and a revenge-seeking, Bible-quoting murderer called Bad Moses. And when Max's ex-wife suddenly reappears to reclaim custody of his beloved daughter, he finds himself fighting the greatest battle of all...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    #taken in the night: They thought they were kidnapping the mistress of one of London's most powerful gangsters. But they've taken the wrong woman. And crossed the wrong detective. #taken underground: Detective Max Wolfe's hunt for the missing woman takes him from New Scotland Yard's legendary Black Museum to the glittering mansions of career criminals, from sleazy strip joints to secret sex dungeons – and to unspeakably dark deeds committed decades ago. #taken to the limit; It's a world of family secrets, sexual jealousy, and a lust for revenge – which might also become Wolfe's grave… “Tense and Human.” LEE CHILD “Brilliant Stuff.” PETER...read more

  • Tony Parsons

    The 20th anniversary edition of the multi-million copy bestseller! ‘Wistful, touching and funny’ Mail on Sunday ‘Hilarious and tear-jerking in turns’ Express ‘A sharp, witty and wise book straight from the heart’ Daily Mail Harry Silver has it all. A successful job in TV, a gorgeous wife, a lovely child. But in one moment of madness, he chucks it all away.     A modern classic, Man and Boy is a hilarious and touching novel about how Harry comes to terms with his life, brings up his son alone and, gradually, learns what words like love and family really...read more