The Marlow Murder Club

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'I want to be Judith Potts when I grow up' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Read the whole thing in one day . . . I was hooked. It had me laughing to myself all day. Would recommend' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Comedy, thrilling, suspenseful. It was a brilliant read' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'A deftly plotted, funny and unexpected murder mystery . . . Highly recommended!' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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To solve an impossible murder, you need an impossible hero…

Seventy-seven-year-old Judith Potts is blissfully happy. She lives alone in a faded mansion in Marlow, sets crosswords for The Times, and there's no man in her life to tell her what to do or how much whisky to drink.

One evening, while out swimming in the Thames, Judith witnesses a brutal murder. When the local police don't believe her story, Judith and two unlikely friends decide to investigate for themselves. Together, they are the Marlow Murder Club.

But soon another body turns up, and it seems they have a real-life serial killer on their hands. Now the puzzle they set out to solve has become a trap from which they might never escape…

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Praise for Robert Thorogood

'Agatha Christie with a modern twist'Sun

'This brilliantly crafted, hugely enjoyable and suitably goosebump-inducing novel is an utter delight from start to finish' HEAT

'A hugely enjoyable murder mystery written with wonderful verve, humour and compassion. Utterly delightful' Robert Webb

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Easy and entertaining – I enjoyed it thoroughly!

Funny, light-hearted and cozy – perfect summer time reading! The book follows 77-year-old Judith, who starts to investigate her neighbour’s murder and finds two friends along the investigation. Easy and entertaining – I enjoyed it thoroughly!

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