Thursday Murder Club, TheOsman, Richard
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? [Taken from book cover, Penguin Books]
Comments from BDS Reviewers
"Witty, clever, quirky, fast moving. Also sad, haunting and poignant."
"This is a light thriller, but told with great humour and warmth and with understanding for older people's foibles."
"A wonderful book that I thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommend."
"I loved the fun and humour. It's very easy to read."
"There are more serious sections to balance the story and make the reader care about the characters."
"This is a light read, but there are serious topics behind the humour."
"Very well-written, capturing the voice of the residents with ease and humour."
"Great setting and fun to read."
"I loved it. It was complex, fast moving, warmly human and both hilarious and poignant about the elderly."
"The book is set out in small chapters which makes it feel very past-paced and gives the story great momentum."
'It is light and fun. It's not for a group looking for a serious, literary read."