The Murder Bag

The Murder Bag

Paperback | March 2, 2015

byTony Parsons

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The gripping first novel in an explosive new crime series by Tony Parsons, bestselling author of Man and Boy. If you like crime novels by Ian Rankin and Peter James, you will love this.
     Twenty years ago seven rich, privileged students became friends at their exclusive private school, Potter's Field. Now they have started dying in the most violent way imaginable. Detective Max Wolfe has recently arrived in the Homicide division of London's West End Central, 27 Savile Row. Soon he is following the bloody trail from the backstreets and bright lights of the city, to the darkest corners of the internet and all the way to the corridors of power. As the bodies pile up, Max finds the killer's reach getting closer to everything -- and everyone -- he loves. Soon he is fighting not only for justice, but for his own life.

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The gripping first novel in an explosive new crime series by Tony Parsons, bestselling author of Man and Boy. If you like crime novels by Ian Rankin and Peter James, you will love this.      Twenty years ago seven rich, privileged students became friends at their exclusive private school, Potter's Field. Now they have started dying in ...

TONY PARSONS left school at sixteen and was working on the night shift at Gordon's Gin Distillery in Islington when he was offered his first job in journalism on the New Musical Express. Since then he has become an award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist whose books have been translated into more than forty languages, most re...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 1.1 inPublished:March 2, 2015Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099591057

ISBN - 13:9780099591054

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent read first time with this writer and it certainly will not be the last. Characters were close knit and easy to connect with and description of scenes easy to visualize. Wonderful reading.
Date published: 2015-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Murder bag Excellent I thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns of the book and look forward to reading more from this talented author
Date published: 2015-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The murder bag A true late night page turner. I couldn't put it down before 2am on any night of the week ! Tony Parsons - please write quicker :-)
Date published: 2015-06-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Undemanding but entertaining If you've read Tony Parsons' previous books you won't be disappointed with his first crime novel. The hero is a single father who os trying to find his place in the world after he has lost his wife and the story is as much about this struggle as it is aboit the murders he investigates.b
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First rate thriller A new favourite in crime genre - I downloaded the sample and this book managed to grip me absolutely solidly. Strong plotting and emotional intelligence plus plenty of grit and a violent edge. Main character is great. Well done Mr Parsons I look forward to your next.
Date published: 2014-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Murder Bag Brilliant page turner, really enjoyed this story, and the characters and relationships deftly written. Hope this is the first of many crime novels from this already well known author.
Date published: 2014-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mr A good story-well told with a couple of good twists enjoyable beach read.will look out for his next one
Date published: 2014-05-17

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Editorial Reviews

• "Propulsive... If The Murder Bag marks the launch of a new crime series, count me in." --The Times 

   • "A tense debut crime novel with a dose of dry wit." --Daily Express 

   • "Impressive, page-turning... Told with conviction and at an ever increasing pace." --Daily Mail 

   • "Truly emotive crime-writing is a rarity, and The Murder Bag looks set to win Tony Parsons many new fans in the genre." --GQ