The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons
Jan19

The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons

The Hanging Club is the third in the DC Max Wolfe series by Tony Parsons. Tony Parsons used to write novels about family (his most famous being Man and Boy), which I always enjoyed reading, but in recent years he has turned his hand to crime novels. And you know I love a good crime novel. The Max Wolfe stories are as gory and gritty as any thriller, but they are very easy to read and also have a very warm heart. Because Tony Parsons...

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The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons
Mar18

The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons

A wealthy family is brutally murdered on New Year’s Eve and the youngest child is abducted. Could a dying serial killer be to blame? It’s down to DC Max Wolfe to find out what’s happened and catch the killer before it’s too late. I’ve loved Tony Parsons since Man and Boy was published in 1999 and enjoyed his first Max Wolfe novel, The Murder Bag, last year. DC Max Wolfe is a very likeable character. Like...

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The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons
May29

The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons

I have been a big fan of Tony Parsons ever since his first novel, Man and Boy, so was looking forward to getting to grips with his latest offering, The Murder Bag. I was especially pleased to see that it’s Parsons’ first crime novel. As regular readers of my book reviews will know, I love a good Jo Nesbo crime novel. The Murder Bag was my third crime novel in a row – I’d gone from Scandinavian (The Son) to...

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Catching the Sun by Tony Parsons
Sep30

Catching the Sun by Tony Parsons

I’m a big Tony Parsons fan, so I was looking forward to reading his latest. For those of you not familiar with his works (not many people, surely everyone’s read Man and Boy?), Tony Parsons fundamentally writes about dads who love their kids. Either the dads or the kids usually get themselves into some minor scrapes/ brushes with the law, but it’s always for the right reasons, because they are fundamentally good...

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