The Game

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Hardback Published on: 09/11/2023
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Synopsis

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. A British icon delivers a powerful blockbuster in an exhilarating London underworld thriller. Martin Kemp, the music, film and TV legend creates fiction gold as he introduces fictional anti-hero Johnny Klein in a breathless, high-octane page-turner. Johnny Klein is a rock casualty, a fallen 1980s popstar who has lost everything - his family, his money and his fame. Thrown a lifeline by an old contact in the music business, Johnny doesn't care what he is getting himself into. Dragged down into East London's dark underbelly, Johnny discovers there is more at stake than his own shattered ego. Johnny hates being yesterday's man but now he's wishing he could disappear altogether. The party might be over, but there's no escape from the past.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780008669072
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 270g
  • Dimensions: 240 x 159 x 27 mm

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The Game
The Game
As books go, this is a solid decent read. But it was also a little tamer than I was expecting. It's like the author wants to test the water before going in... READ MORE
Ashrae
The Game
Interesting debut novel!
Eighties rock and roll legend Johnny Klein has lost everything, his wife, daughter, house and money, and is squatting in the attic above Graceland restaura... READ MORE
Joan Clapham
The Game
A good read
Thank you to NetGalley, the publisher and author for this eARC. Johnny Klein is an 80's rock star who has lost everything and has hit rock bottom. A frien... READ MORE
Anne Mosedale
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Rock Star Thriller
For a 'blockbuster' and 'thriller' this was a very slow read. I requested the book for the author and his history and was intrigued to see how he would wri... READ MORE
Alyson Hilbourne
The Game
Entertaining and Higly Recommended
I imagine this is like being in a room with Martin Kemp and hearing his entertaining narration about a fantasy world (possibly with underlying currents of ... READ MORE
carol stone
The Game
interesting read
I was a big fan of Spandau ballet in the 80’s. So, I was excited to get a copy of this debut novel from Martin Kemp. I know he has done some acting and pre... READ MORE
Michelle De Alwis
The Game
The Game
80s pop legend Johnny Klein is washed up, he's lost his house, his marriage and his career is over. Handing over the keys to his mansion the only thing kee... READ MORE
Big Bertha
The Game
Rock Star to Rock Bottom. Or is it?
Well, I wasn’t really expecting to enjoy this book as much as I did, as its not something I’d normally go for. But, it drew you in from the first few pages... READ MORE
Lou B
The Game
The Game
I was intrigued by the premise of this novel. Who doesn’t wonder what happens to those who fall from the rarified world of stardom? Martin Kemp has filled... READ MORE
DeniseK
The Game
Easy read
've always had a soft spot for Martin Kemp, so i was pleased to see he had written a book. I enjoyed the story, it was full of life as a forgotten sing... READ MORE
Kim Mooney