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The Thursday Murder Club

(2020)
(The first book in the Thursday Murder Club series)
A novel by

 
 
"A little beacon of pleasure in the midst of the gloom...SUCH FUN!"
--Kate Atkinson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Sky

Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves
A female cop with her first big case
A brutal murder
Welcome to...
THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB


In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club.

When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it's too late?

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A little beacon of pleasure...SUCH FUN!" - Kate Atkinson

"Such a pleasurable read. I laughed my arse off, and think that any fan of Richard Osman's (which I am) would love his sly wit and wry observations." - Belinda Bauer

"A superb debut. Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny and packed with characters you will want to see a LOT more of." - Mark Billingham

"Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled." - Harlan Coben

"What a tonic! A scrumptious mixture of wry humour, poignancy, OAP rebellion and the unexpected. I've never read a murder mystery like this one before. Should be on prescription." - Jane Corry

"A bundle of joy... Absolutely loved it." - Jane Fallon

"A properly funny and totally charming murder mystery steeped in Agatha Christie joy. Also the best crime solving foursome and full of a type of Britishness that makes you smile." - Araminta Hall

"I knew The Thursday Murder Club would be funny, and suspected it would be whip-smart, but I didn't expect to fall so hard for the wonderful cast of characters. Bravo." - Sarah Hilary

"So smart, so funny, so warm, and such a wonderful mystery. If we're lucky Richard Osman will keep these characters alive forever." - Caroline Kepnes

"Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy." - Marian Keyes

"A brilliant debut - The Thursday Murder Club is a rare combination of mystery, intrigue, wisdom and humour. I loved it!" - Alex Lake

"A warm, wise and witty warning never to underestimate the elderly." - Val McDermid

"Utterly charming and very, very clever. Exactly what you'd expect from Richard Osman writing a crime novel." - Sarah Pinborough

"What a joy! Full of brilliantly observed humour, spot-on dialogue and twists and turns aplenty. Joyce and the gang are now my favourite crime-solving team." - Nina Stibbe


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Hardback Editions

September 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
ISBN: 0-241-42544-1 / 978-0-241-42544-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


September 2020 : Hardback
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Osman
ISBN: 1-984880-96-9 / 978-1-984880-96-3
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
ISBN: 0-241-42545-X / 978-0-241-42545-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2020 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
ISBN: 0-241-99102-1 / 978-0-241-99102-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin (General UK)
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Thursday Murder Club
Author(s): Richard Osman
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU