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  • Published: 15 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241988268
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

The Thursday Murder Club

(The Thursday Murder Club 1)

Four unlikely friends
A shocking murder

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders.

But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late?

  • Published: 15 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241988268
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $26.00

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About the author

Richard Osman

Richard Osman is a creative director for Endemol UK. He has worked as an executive producer on numerous shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats and 10 O'Clock Live. Richard rose to fame presenting Pointless with Alexander Armstrong. Richard's popularity and tremendous knowledge of trivia led to him presenting his own BBC quiz,Two Tribes along with Insert Name Here, Child Genius and Richard Osman's House of Games. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and writes a column for the Radio Times.

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Praise for The Thursday Murder Club

'Funny, clever and achingly British'

Adam Kay

'Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled'

Harlan Coben

'A little beacon of pleasure'

Kate Atkinson

'A total pleasure . . . very, very funny'

Abigail Dean

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The Last Devil to Die, the latest in The Thursday Murder Club series

The fourth book in the record-breaking Thursday Murder Club series from British national treasure Richard Osman. Shocking news reaches the Thursday Murder Club. An old friend in the antiques business has been killed, and a dangerous package he was protecting has gone missing. As the gang springs into action they encounter art forgers, online fraudsters and drug dealers, as well as heartache close to home. With the body count rising, the package still missing and trouble firmly on their tail, has their luck finally run out? And who will be the last devil to die? https://www.penguin.co.nz/books/the-last-devil-to-die-9780241512456

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