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Tony Parsons - Author

About the Author

Tony Parsons left school at sixteen and his first job in journalism was at the New Musical Express. His first journalism after leaving the NME was when he was embedded with the Vice Squad at 27 Savile Row, West End Central. The roots of the DC Max Wolfe series started here. Since then he has become an award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist whose books have been translated into more than forty languages. The Murder Bag, the first novel in the DC Max Wolfe series, went to number one on first publication in the UK. The Slaughter Man was also a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.

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Featured books by Tony Parsons

The Murder Bag

The Murder Bag

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

This is 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 Murderbag

The Murderbag

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2014

This is 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...

Other books by Tony Parsons

Meszaros

Meszaros

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 19/04/2016

Egy meggyilkolt csalad. Egy haldoklo sorozatgyilkos. Egy elrabolt gyermek. Es egy nyomozo, akinek ra kell jonnie, hogy meg a legboldogabb csaladban is lehetnek sotet tikok, amelyek miatt valaki kepes olni...Az uj ev elso napjan egy exkluziv lakoparkban egy gazdag csalad tagjait szabalyszeruen kivegzik - a legkisebb gyerek kivetelevel, akit elrabolnak. A gyilkos fegyver a meszarszekeken hasznalt taglopisztoly. Ez vezeti Max Wolfe nyomozot az Uj Scotland Yardon levo Fekete Muzeumba, az elmult szaz ev leghiresebb bunugyeit bemutato gyujtemenyhez, ahol egy harminc evvel ezelott a Meszaroskent elhiresult gyilkos nyomara bukkan.Csakhogy ez az ember leulte a bunteteset, oreg mar, es haldoklik. Lehetseges, hogy megis ujra lesujtott? Vagy csak az ismeretlen tettes ot akarta gyanuba keverni?Maxnek meg kell talalnia az elrabolt gyermeket es le kell allitania a gyilkost, mielott egy ujabb artatlan csalad - vagy eppenseggel Max kislanya - kerul veszelybe.A Meszaros ugyanolyan sodro lenduletu, eletteli karaktereket felvonultato krimi, mint a Sunday Times bestsellerlistajan elre kerult elozmenye, A gyiloktaska.

Das offene Geheimnis

Das offene Geheimnis

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2016

"e;Wahrend meiner fruhen Jahre spurte ich, dass es noch eine andere Moglichkeit gab, die einmal erkannt alles verandern, alles transformieren wurde. Eines Tages wurde diese Moglichkeit Realitat. Eine Realitat, die sowohl einfach und gewohnlich als auch groartig, uberwaltigend und revolutionar war. Es ist das offene Geheimnis, das sich selbst in jedem Augenblick unseres Lebens offenbart. Doch die Verwirklichung geschieht nicht durch die Versuche, unser Leben zu andern. Vielmehr taucht sie als direkte Wahrnehmung dessen auf, was lebt. Das offene Geheimnis ist ein einzigartiges und radikales Buch, das von einer grundlegenden Befreiung spricht, die absolut jenseits von Anstrengung, einem bestimmten Weg, einem Prozess oder einem Glaubenssystem geschieht."e;Tony Parsons

Fresh Blood

Fresh Blood

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 21/03/2016

An exclusive short story featuring DC Max Wolfe from Tony Parsons, the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of The Murder BagThe gruesome discovery of the body of an old man on Hampstead Heath leads DC Max Wolfe deep into gangland London. Could the dead man's connections to the Krays and the Richardsons be behind the killing? As Max delves deeper, he uncovers a new gang war, one that could have terrible consequences for him and the people he loves.

gyiloktaska

gyiloktaska

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 02/03/2016

Egy gyilkossag tragedia. Ket gyilkossag tragikus egybeeses. Harom gyilkossag mar fomusoridos szorakoztatas.Het fiu egy kozos fenykepen, husz eve, egy exkluziv maganiskolaban.Gazdag, kivaltsagos csemetekbol gazdag, kivaltsagos felnottek lettek - de most egyiket a masik utan talaljak verbe fagyva, elvagott torokkal.Hogy lehet elkapni a kozossegi oldalon Meszaros Bob"e; neven posztolo, titokzatos bosszuallot, aki mesterien elrejti a digitalis nyomait? Egyaltalan, Hasfelmetszo twitterezne, ha elne? A bostoni fojtogato frissitene az allapotat a Facebookon? Vagy csak egy pszichopata magamutogatasarol van szo, es egesz masutt kell keresni a gyilkost?Max Wolfe nyomozo egyre kozelebb jut az aldozatok kozos multjanak sotet titkahoz, de kozben a gyilkos is egyre kozelebb jar hozza - s ami meg riasztobb, az anyatlanul maradt kislanyahoz...Porgos, kokemeny brit krimi Londonbol, a nemzetkozi bestselleriro Tony Parsonstol.

Return to Moondilla

Return to Moondilla

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2016

Return to Moondilla tells the story of former journalist, Greg Baxter, who's recently returned to the Moondilla area he grew up in to finish writing what he hopes will be a bestselling novel. Far from being able to concentrate on his novel, though, Baxter is drawn into an investigation into a local drug dealing ring that puts his life in danger. He's also the subject of attention of numerous single women in Moondilla, including the local doctor he once had a crush on, Julie Rankin. Tony Parsons has again written an action-packed novel combining a rural setting with a crime subplot and a dash of romance.

This Freedom

This Freedom

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2015

The Slaughterman

The Slaughterman

Author: Tony Parsons Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 21/05/2015

On New Year's Day, a wealthy family is found slaughtered inside their exclusive gated community in north London, their youngest child stolen away. The murder weapon is a gun for stunning cattle, leading Detective Max Wolfe to a dusty corner of Scotland Yard's Black Museum devoted to a killer who thirty years ago was known as the Slaughter Man. But the Slaughter Man is now old and dying. Can he really be back in the game?

The Slaughter Man (DC Max Wolfe)

The Slaughter Man (DC Max Wolfe)

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2015

Who would you like to see dead? Max Wolfe is back - the two-fisted homicide detective with a small daughter and dog waiting for him at home, and a crazed serial killer waiting for him out in the pitiless London city streets. On New Year's Day a wealthy family is found slaughtered inside their exclusive gated community, their youngest child stolen away. The murder weapon - a gun for stunning cattle before they are butchered - leads Max Wolfe to a dusty corner of Scotland Yard's Black Museum devoted to a murderer who 30 years ago was known as The Slaughter Man. But The Slaughter Man has done his time and is now old and dying. Can he really be back in the killing game? And was the murder of a happy family a mindless killing spree, a grotesque homage by a copycat killer - or a contract hit designed to frame a dying man? Max needs to find the missing child and stop the killer before he destroys another innocent family - or finds his way to his own front door. A murdered family. A dying serial killer. A missing child. And a detective who must learn that even the happiest of families have black, twisted secrets that someone is ready to kill for...

Dead Time

Dead Time

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 19/02/2015

An exclusive short story featuring DC Max Wolfe from Tony Parsons, the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of The Murder Bag. One am, Boxing Day. Snow falls, the city sleeps.Not DC Max Wolfe. He is looking out of his loft apartment at the deserted streets below.A van has just drawn up. Two men get out. Dressed in black and wearing ski-masks, they are dragging something. It s a man. Half-naked. Half-dead. But still alive.Not for much longer.Soon Max Wolfe is hunting a gang of killers who decapitate their victimsAnd this time it s personal Includes an exclusive sneak preview of Tony's new novel, The Slaughter Man.

The Murder Bag

The Murder Bag

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

This is 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 Murder Bag The thrilling Richard and Judy Book Club pick (DC Max Wolfe)

The Murder Bag The thrilling Richard and Judy Book Club pick (DC Max Wolfe)

Author: Tony Parsons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

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 ...

Fiukbol lesznek a ferfiak

Fiukbol lesznek a ferfiak

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 18/12/2014

Az Apa es fia, valamint a Ferj es feleseg folytatasa. Tz v telt el azta, hogy Harry Silverrel utoljra tallkoztunk. Most tkletesen elgedett az letvel: szpsges felesge van, hrom nagyszerA gyereke (egy az v, egy a felesg, egy kzs) s remek llsa a BBC-nl. Murphy trvnye szerint legfA bb ideje teht, hogy rosszra forduljanak a dolgok. gy is trtnik. Egy napon vratlanul felbukkan Gina, Harry volt felesge s kzs gyerekk anyja, aki vilg krli nismereti kalandozsai utn visszakltztt Londonba, s szeretn megismerni tizenngy ves fit, Patet. Ez jl megbonyoltja apa s fia amgy is bonyolult kapcsolatt, s persze az a vge, hogy Pat az anyjhoz kltzik. Harrynek a munkahelyn is gondjai tmadnak, tovbb a jelenlegi felesge letben szintn megjelenik az exe, a jkpA sorozatsznsz. s ebbe a koszba rkezik mg Harry nhai apjnak kt idA s katonatrsa, akikkel egytt harcolt 1944-ben Monte Cassino ostromnl. Vajon segt-e majd ez a kt zsmbes regember Harrynek, hogy visszaszerezze a fit, a csaldjt s az lett? s meg tudjk-e mutatni neki, hogyan kell frfinak lenni?Az Apa s fia, valamint a Frj s felesg utn ezzel a humoros, megindt s felejthetetlen trtnettel vlik teljess a trilgia.

Complete Man and Boy Trilogy: Man and Boy, Man and Wife, Men From the Boys

Complete Man and Boy Trilogy: Man and Boy, Man and Wife, Men From the Boys

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 09/05/2013

The perfect read for Father's Day, Tony Parsons' bestselling series, MAN AND BOY, MAN AND WIFE and MEN FROM THE BOYS.In MAN AND BOY, Harry Silver has it all. A successful job in TV, a gorgeous wife, a lovely child. And in one moment of madness, he chucks it all away. This book tells the story of Harry learning what words like love and family really mean.In MAN AND WIFE, Harry Silver is learning to juggle his many commitments - to his wife and his ex-wife, to his son, his step-daughter and his mother, to his own work and his wife's career. And then someone walks into his life who is going to make it even more complicated...In MEN FROM THE BOYS, Harry Silver is settled and happy. But can it last? He is soon about to turn forty and his ex-wife is back in town. Soon it could be time to kiss the good life goodbye...

Catching the Sun

Catching the Sun

Author: Tony Parsons Format: eBook Release Date: 07/06/2012

Just how badly do you want to find paradise?When Tom Finn is almost jailed for confronting two burglars in his own home, this taxi driver takes his young family to live on the tropical island of Phuket, Thailand.Phuket is all the Finn family dreamed of - a tropical paradise where the children swim with elephants, the gibbons sing love songs in the jungle, the Andaman Sea is like turquoise glass and this young family is free to grow.But both man-made disaster and the unleashed forces of nature shatter this tropical idyll for Tom Finn's family.CATCHING THE SUN is a gripping, moving story of a family who go in search of Paradise - and end up discovering themselves.