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The Bullet That Missed

Thursday Murder Club Mysteries #3

by Richard Osman

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The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman
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  • Published Sep 2022
    352 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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A new mystery is afoot in the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series from million-copy bestselling author Richard Osman.

It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal.

Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case—their favorite kind--leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers.

Then a new foe pays Elizabeth a visit. Her mission? Kill or be killed. Suddenly the cold case has become red hot.

While Elizabeth wrestles with her conscience (and a gun), Joyce, Ron, and Ibrahim chase down the clues with help from old friends and new. But can the gang solve the mystery and save Elizabeth before the murderer strikes again?

From an upmarket spa to a prison cell complete with espresso machine to a luxury penthouse high in the sky, this third adventure of the Thursday Murder Club is full of the cleverness, intrigue, and irresistible charm that readers have come to expect from Richard Osman's bestselling series.

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"The mysteries are complex, the characters vivid, and the whole thing is laced with warm humor and—remarkably, considering the body count—good feeling. Your next must-read mystery series." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Bestseller Osman's diverting third Thursday Murder Club mystery (after 2021's The Man Who Lived Twice) delivers laughs along with a nicely woven plot...The pace is breezy, the characters are intelligent and varied in their interests and backgrounds, and the humor is often pitched to readers who understand the vagaries of getting older. Osman reliably entertains." - Publishers Weekly

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Richard Osman Author Biography

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Richard Osman is an author, producer, and television presenter. Both his first novel, The Thursday Murder Club, and his second, The Man Who Died Twice, were #1 million-copy international bestsellers as well as New York Times bestsellers. He lives in London with his partner, and Liesl the cat.

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