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  • Warm, feisty. Like having Dolly in the room with you

  • Run Rose Run grips your heart from the start and never lets go. Like a great Dolly Parton song, it is rich with heart, humour and humanity, full of a yearning for the light even in the darkest of nights. Unforgettably good stuff.

    TONY PARSONS, bestselling author of the DC Max Wolfe series
  • Taut and exciting. Patterson's mastery plus Parton's insider knowledge of Nashville's dark underbelly equals one great read.

    LISA GARDNER, bestselling author of the Detective D. D. Warren series
  • Run Rose Run is a suspenseful tale of a young musician desperate to escape her troubled past. A thrilling journey from two beloved voices, set against the backdrop of the country-music scene.

    KATHLEEN GRISSOM, bestselling author of The Kitchen House and Glory Over Everything
  • Dolly Parton is the beating heart and yearning soul of this amazing novel. Enter James Patterson, who knows how to grab a reader by the throat, kick up the suspense, and move a novel along better than anybody else in the world. Run Rose Run is enthralling, terrifying, enlightening, and moving all at once.

    LEE SMITH, bestselling author of The Last Girls and Dimestore
  • 'One of the most eagerly anticipated thrillers of 2022'

    Daily Express
  • James Patterson is promiscuous with his charms. He has co-written thrillers with Bill Clinton, now he has snuggled up to another Southern institution, Dolly Parton. In this thriller a young singer-songwriter in Nashville is determined to make it big, but - surprise, surprise - she's on the run from her deadly past . . . It's going to be big.

    The Times
  • We always knew Dolly Parton was a wit. ("It costs me a lot of money to look this cheap.") In Covid, funding vaccine research, she became a hero. For her next trick, she unveils herself as a novelist, co-writing her debut with prolific hit-machine James Patterson

    Daily Telegraph
  • 'America's master storyteller and much-loved performer join forces'

  • 'Tells the story of a down-on-her-luck singer songwriter whose career is turbo-charged by a country music legend bearing more than a passing resemblance to the legendary Parton herself'

    Sunday Express

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