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East of Hounslow

(2017)
(The first book in the Jay Qasim series)
A novel by

 
 
Meet Jay.
Small-time dealer.
Accidental jihadist.
The one man who can save us all?

Shortlisted for the 2021 Edgar Awards

Javid – call him Jay – is a dope dealer living in West London. He goes to mosque on Friday, and he’s just bought his pride and joy – a BMW. He lives with his mum, and life seems sweet.

But his world is about to turn upside-down. Because MI5 have been watching him, and they think he’s just the man they need for a delicate mission.

One thing’s for sure: now he’s a long way East of Hounslow, Jay’s life will never be the same again.

With the edgy humour of Slough House and the pulse-racing tension of The Bodyguard, East of Hounslow is the first in a series of thrillers starring Jay Qasim.

Praise for East of Hounslow

“Excellent book. Phenomenal writing.” — BA Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors

“Educated me about some of the most urgent issues of our time while making me repeatedly snort with laughter.” — Telegraph

“Told with striking panache. Announces the arrival of a fine, fresh new thriller writer” — Daily Mail

“As much a coming-of-age story as a full-on action thriller, East of Hounslow is thought-provoking and entirely gripping.” — Guardian

‘A brilliant thriller. You’d be mad not to buy this. ” — Ben Aaronovitch, author of Rivers of London

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"A brilliant thriller. You'd be mad not to buy this." - Ben Aaronovitch

"The best thriller I’ve read in ages." - Stephen Leather

"I loved it. More please." - Mel McGrath

"Excellent book. Phenomenal writing." - B A Paris


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May 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: East of Hounslow
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
ISBN: 0-00-843866-8 / 978-0-00-843866-1 (UK edition)
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July 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: East of Hounslow: A funny and gripping spy thriller with a hilarious new hero: Book 1 (Jay Qasim)
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
ISBN: 0-00-830873-X / 978-0-00-830873-5 (UK edition)
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July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: East of Hounslow: A funny and gripping spy thriller with a hilarious new hero: Book 1 (Jay Qasim)
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
ISBN: 0-00-826209-8 / 978-0-00-826209-9 (UK edition)
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November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: East of Hounslow: A funny and gripping spy thriller with a hilarious new hero (Jay Qasim 1)
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
ISBN: 0-00-822957-0 / 978-0-00-822957-3 (UK edition)
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November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: East of Hounslow: A funny and gripping spy thriller with a hilarious new hero
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
ISBN: 0-00-827502-5 / 978-0-00-827502-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
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May 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow: Jay Qasim, Book 1
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
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May 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow: Jay Qasim, Book 1
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
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November 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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November 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow
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November 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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November 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: East of Hounslow
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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January 2020 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: East of Hounslow (Jay Qasim, Book 1)
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
Publisher: HQ
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November 2017 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: East of Hounslow: A funny and gripping spy thriller with a hilarious new hero
Author(s): Khurrum Rahman
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU