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1. To take part in this promotion, entrants must pre-order either the hardback, e-book or audiobook UK editions of The Thursday Murder Club (Hardback ISBN 9780241425442, e-book ISBN 9780241988275, audio ISBN 9780241988299) from a UK (excluding Northern Ireland) retailer by 23:59 GMT on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

2. This promotion is open to UK residents excluding residents of Northern Ireland aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter and their group companies, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.

3. Entry via proof of pre-order must be received by 23:59 BST on Wednesday 2nd September 2020. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries or entries via agents or third parties are invalid and shall not be considered. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.

4. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.

5. To enter send proof of pre-order of The Thursday Murder Club from a UK retailer (scan, photo or copy of email confirmation) with your name and postal address to thursdaymurderclubcomp@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk – please do not submit any bank details with your proof of pre-order.

6. Subject to availability, the first correctly completed valid entry drawn will receive a visit to their book club from Richard Osman. The next correctly completed valid entry will have a character in the next book named after them. The next fifty correctly completed valid entries will receive a personalised Christmas card from Richard Osman to their recipient of choice.

7. The prize is non-transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered. The promoters’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into. Prize quantity is limited and will be fulfilled on a first come first served basis. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.

8. The prizes will be confirmed with valid entrants by 30th September 2020.

9. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of running the competition as detailed in these terms and conditions. Details on how we process the personal data of entrants can be found in our Privacy Policy (http://penguin.co.uk/company/about-us/notices/privacy-policy/full-privacy-policy.html)

10. Entrants’ personal details will be destroyed on completion of this promotion.

11. The Promoter may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in Promoter’s sole opinion) or who, in Promoter’s sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the competition, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoter.

12. We will make the winner’s name and county available on request to the following email address thursdaymurderclubcomp@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk (please state the name of the competition in the subject heading 10 weeks after the closing date).  If you do not want your name and county to be made available in the event that you win, please let us know by emailing thursdaymurderclubcomp@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk. Please note we are required to make the winner’s details available to the ASA if requested.

13. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

14. The Promoter is Penguin Books Limited, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA

15. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

  • The Thursday Murder Club

    The Thursday Murder Club

  • <h2>'Such a beacon of pleasure' KATE ATKINSON</h2>
    <h2>'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' IAN RANKIN</h2>
    <h2>'A gripping read' SUNDAY TIMES</h2>

    In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders.

    But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

    Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

    Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late?


    'Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny' MARK BILLINGHAM

    'A great read, I really enjoyed it' GRAHAM NORTON

    'As the bodies pile up, and more is revealed of the lives and loves of Joyce, Ibrahim, Ron and Elizabeth, you can't help cheering them on - and hoping to meet them again soon' THE TIMES, CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH

    'Mystery fans are going to be enthralled' HARLAN COBEN


    'One of the most enjoyable books of the year' DAILY EXPRESS

    'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny' MARIAN KEYES

    'As gripping as it is funny' EVENING STANDARD

    'Funny, clever and achingly British' ADAM KAY

    'An exciting new talent in crime fiction' DAILY MAIL

    'A warm, wise and witty warning never to underestimate the elderly' VAL MCDERMID

    'Delight after delight from first page to last' RED MAGAZINE

    'I completely fell in love with it' SHARI LAPENA

    'This is properly brilliant. The pages fly and I can't stop smiling' STEVE CAVANAGH

    'Charming, clever debut' STYLIST

    'I laughed my arse off' BELINDA BAUER

    'A witty and poignant tale' DAILY TELEGRAPH

    'Clever, clever plot' FIONA BARTON

    'An absolutely delightful read' PRIMA MAGAZINE

    'Utterly charming' SARAH PINBOROUGH

    'Funny and original' THE SUN

    'Properly funny and totally charming... steeped in Agatha Christie joy' ARAMINTA HALL

    'This is one of the most delightful novels of the year' DAILY MIRROR

    'A bundle of joy' JANE FALLON

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