New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
     New Books     Coming Soon     
book cover of New Head On the Block

New Head On the Block

A novel by

In this black satire, Nick Brooke brings a touch of Tom Sharpe to his first novel as Chav lottery winner, AJ, arrives in a secluded close and upsets the fragile balance between his five new neighbours. From the initially friendly Christian family to the downright hostile Major, AJ faces a battle that he takes up with a will. Ambitious Kathi, artist Ralph, and rich boy Jack make up the other residents Ralph s alliance with the Major in particular leads him into catastrophic and hilarious situations. The characters dance around preconceived prejudices often with bellyaching hilarity mixed with a tender poignancy as relationships ebb and flow. The dogs also have their day as AJ s enormous and illegal Viera and the Major s Yorkie, Betsy, come to grips with the action; eagerly, hopefully and always disastrously trying to do their best to please the leaders of their packs!


Used availability for Nick Brooke's New Head On the Block

Paperback Editions

November 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: New Head on the Block
Author(s): Nick Brooke
ISBN: 1-905609-40-X / 978-1-905609-40-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Austin & Macauley Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2007 : UK Paperback

Title: Sir Gwains Mysterious Lover
Author(s): Sir Boris De Ville
ISBN: 1-905609-04-3 / 978-1-905609-04-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Austin & Macauley Publishers
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: New Head On The Block
Author(s): Nick Brooke
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA