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The Thursday Murder Club books in order

Looking for Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club books in order? Look no further!

From one of television’s best-loved presenters and producers comes one of the most exciting, refreshing, original and fun new crime series that we’ve seen in some time.

The first book, The Thursday Murder Club, introduces four eighty-year-old friends – Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron – who meet up in their retirement village once a week to investigate unsolved murders, only to find themselves on the hunt for a killer who’s struck much closer to home. What follows is a clever, witty and heart-warming story that doesn’t fail to delight. This is contemporary crime fiction with a classic and quintessentially British twist, penned by a true crime fan and executed to perfection. We can’t recommend it enough!

Unfortunately we’ll have to wait a little while longer for book 3 – so make sure you check back soon for more news on the Thursday Murder Club books.

Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club books in order:

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

1. The Thursday Murder Club

In a peaceful retirement village off the A21 in Kent, 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?

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

2. The Man Who Died Twice – coming September 2021

It’s the following Thursday. Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He’s made a big mistake, and he needs her help. His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster, and a very real threat to his life.

As bodies start piling up, Elizabeth enlists Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron in the hunt for a ruthless murderer. And if they find the diamonds too? Well, wouldn’t that be a bonus?

But this time they are up against an enemy who wouldn’t bat an eyelid at knocking off four septuagenarians. Can the Thursday Murder Club find the killer (and the diamonds) before the killer finds them?

The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman

3. The Bullet That Missed – coming September 2022

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 local news legend is on the hunt for a sensational headline, and soon the gang are hot on the trail of two murders, ten years apart.

To make matters worse, a new nemesis pays Elizabeth a visit, presenting her with a deadly mission: kill or be killed…

While Elizabeth grapples with her conscience (and a gun), the gang and their unlikely new friends (including TV stars, money launderers and ex-KGB colonels) unravel a new mystery. But can they catch the culprit and save Elizabeth before the murderer strikes again?

There you have it – Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club books in order! Can’t wait for book 3 in the series? Let us know in the comments below…


    Just finished second book which I read while on holiday .Absolutely loved it .Cannot wait until the third one is released .Reading the first one again while waiting.Wonderfully warm and witty stories .

    Loved both books
    Had me laughing out loud in several places. I still chuckle as I recall the funny bits.

    As a US mystery writer, I chose recommendations for my book club carefully. I recommended #2 for my book club and everyone loved it! We’ll be ordering #3 in September. (I loved #1, too) Keep on writing this clever series please. Just the right amount of heartwarming humor and intriguing plot twists.

    Read both books and couldn’t put them down, absolutely brilliant

    I’m so excited it feels like Christmas. Hurry up Richard, I just can’t wait this long for your 3rd book. Asked the other two.

    I have read the first two in the series and can’t wait fir the 3rd to be released in September. I have passed my books on to family members and they all love them as well. Brilliant and enjoyable reads

    Just finished reading the second book. Can’t wait for the 3rd.

    The first two book by Richard osman were gripping and exciting can’t wait for the third installment of the Thursday murder club

    Read both books, brilliant!
    I wish I could be one of the group and help Elizabeth to track down the baddies.
    Please hurry up with the next book .

    Gave up waiting on the first and so delved into the second via audiobook. It is absolutely delightful and has me frequently giggling out loud. Leslie Manville does a stellar job as the reader. I admire her as an actor and am delighted that she is doing audiobooks!

    I have read both books and I love, love, love them. Impatiently waiting for the next book. 🙂

    Fantastic book, enjoyed every minute. I kept wondering who could play them in a TV series, plenty of vintage actors about.

    A really brilliant read. Funny and a real page turner. Hopefully the first of many in this series.

    As said laughed out loud a lot amazing plot and many surprises. I also read a lot and can’t wait for the next episode, exceptional.
    James Diamond

    I read a lot! 7 books a week. My favorites are mysteries! This one was unbelievably good! Cannot wait until Richard’s 2nd book!


    Loved it – Write quicker please Richard, need the next book NOW!

    Absolutely loved the first one. Couldn’t put it down. Laughed out loud often. Can’t wait for the 2nd one. Please write more!

    Enjoyed the first one and looking forward to the second .

    When is Osman s next book coming out….this 88 year old retiree can’t wait.

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