Two novels that would make a great early Father's Day gift!
MATCH DAY BY DARREN FLOYD
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A comic thriller about three people having three different days, on the same match day in Cardiff.
Cathy is a woman disappointed in life when her dream turns into a nightmare, and mires her with debt which she doesn't have a hope of paying off. Suddenly she is offered a chance of a new life in Australia, but first she must take a desperate gamble...
Martin is a bitter policeman with decades on the job, and a shameful secret in his past. He finds himself wrapped up in events that he could never have anticipated.
Leigh is a supporter; he just wants to get into see the match. Unfortunately he gets split up from his mate who has his ticket. He finds himself alone in a city full of sports fans. Now if he can only find a ticket...
Gradually these three people's paths collide, and none of their lives will be the same again...
BACK TO NATURE BY SAM BOSSINO & NIGEL TERRY
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Neil is bored. His two best friends are a broken hearted workaholic and a man who would rather Hoover than have a night on the town. Neil has a wife, two kids and a never decreasing mortgage but what he really wants is a holiday. A chance to get right away from it all, to bring Steve out of his depression and Adam out of his marigolds.
It's his belief that they have all been emasculated and what they need is a week in the wild, camping and cooking with their closest friends. A week of beers, bugs and yes, ok, the occasional conversation about boobs. That's all it will take, just one week away from work, from women, from whining children and that one little problem Neil hasn't been able to tell anyone else about.
Now all he has to do is convince the other two. But Neil isn't going to take no for an answer, not this time, because Neil needs this holiday more than either of them. He knows that the only thing that's going to bring them all back to life is a real boys-own adventure and thats exactly what he's going to give them - because whether they admit it or not, everyone has a reason to want to get Back To Nature.