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Asia Mackay - Author

About the Author

A half-Chinese, half-Scottish Londoner, Asia studied Anthropology at Durham University, after which she started a career in television. She presented and produced lifestyle programmes in Shanghai before moving back to London, where she worked for Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as Project Manager on their round the world motorbike documentaries. She started writing Killing It on maternity leave and undertook a Faber Academy course to help her finish it. Asia lives in London with her husband, four young children and two dogs. Killing It was her debut novel.

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The Nursery

The Nursery

Author: Asia Mackay Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 17/10/2019

Killing It

Killing It

Author: Asia Mackay Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 12/07/2018

Killing It

Killing It

Author: Asia Mackay Format: eBook Release Date: 12/07/2018

'An annoyingly brilliant and funny first novel' HUGH GRANT'I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!! It's so new and different and refreshing' MARIAN KEYES'I loved it. Really entertaining, good fun and captures the mum juggle/guilt perfectly. Would love to go out for a drink with Lex' THE UNMUMSY MUM'Mackay's debut is fresh and fun, and adroitly combines social and parenting comedy with detail-rich derring-do' THE SUNDAY TIMES'A slick plot, pin-sharp prose and an authentic feel' SUNDAY MIRRORAS DISCUSSED ON THE SARA COX SHOWEvery working mum has had to face it.The guilt-fuelled, anxiety-filled first day back in the office after maternity leave.But this working mum is one of a kind.Meet Alexis Tyler.An elite covert agent within Her Majesty's Secret Service.Her first project back is a high-stakes hit of global significance and the old boys network of government espionage is far from ready for the return of an operational mother. But woe betide anyone who ever tells Alexis Tyler 'you can't'.She will have it all. Or she'll die trying . . .And yes, she damn well will be home for bath time.Perfect for fans of WHY MUMMY SWEARS and THE COWS.Praise for Killing It:'Witty . . . fun . . . clever. BRILLIANT!' Sophie Ellis-Bextor'Funny, observant and proper adrenaline inducing thrills, I now solely aspire to be even half the woman Lex Tyler is. A bad ass with a baby: every mother's dream' Georgia Tennant'What new mother can't relate to murder? This is the funny and thrilling story of how one woman does what all women do all the time - manage every single thing - and throws in a bit of efficient killing. Brilliant, wish I'd done more of that . . .' Arabella Weir'A riotously fun read . . . Asia Mackay puts the sass in assassin' L S Hilton

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