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paul burke

Paul Burke

Before becoming a novelist, Paul was a multi-award winning copywriter and wrote some of Britain’s best-loved TV commercials, including campaigns for Barclaycard, PG Tips, Volkswagen and Budweiser.

 

He has written for, among others, The Guardian, Tatler and The Sunday Times.  His four novels to date  – Father Frank, Untorn Tickets, The Man Who Fell in Love With His Wife and The Life of Reilly – are published by Hodder & Stoughton. The Film and TV rights are available.

 

As a screenwriter, Paul has just completed “Break a Leg”, a major new three-part TV comedy drama.

 

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Paul Burke
 

THE LIFE OF REILLY


What do you do when you meet Miss Right ten years too late?

Sean Reilly seems to have his life sorted: gorgeous wife, beautiful house and lucrative career as a voice-over artist. But he craves the sort of romance and affection that he no longer receives from his wife. Why is it, he wonders, that once married, women want men to change and hate it when they don’t? Whereas men never want women to change and hate it when they do.

Lucy Ross, ‘caught single’ after breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, is also looking for romance when she meets Sean. She doesn’t want him to change, she wants him the way he is, so could the life of Reilly be sorted after all?

Another sassy romantic comedy from the best-selling author of The Man Who Fell in Love with His Wife about a man who falls out of love with his.


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PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton

PUBLICATION DATE: January 2007

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FATHER FRANK


This is a story about a Roman Catholic priest who runs his North London parish whilst harbouring an almighty secret: he doesn’t believe in God. This doesn’t stop him from being hugely successful, if a little unconventional in his work. He raises money by driving a London taxi and everything is going well until Sarah hops into his cab and into his life.


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PUBLISHER: Flame

PUBLICATION DATE: February 2002

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UNTORN TICKETS


Notting Hill, in the year 1978. Dave Kelly and Andy Zymanczyk are two teenage boys trying to escape their secure, loving but oppressive Catholic backgrounds. Andy’s life is even more stifling as the only child of very strict Polish parents. For the first time in his life, he is allowed to take a part-time job, and begins work at the beautiful Odeon cinema in Westbourne Grove, under the irresponsible but charismatic influence of the manager Tony Harris. The two friends begin a voyage of discovery: they learn about films, they learn about music, they learn about life and are exposed to a level of freedom and temptation that neither has ever known before. But in an era of great upheaval, their beloved cinema and their strict Catholic grammar school are both put under threat and they realise that their lives will never be the same again.


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PUBLISHER: Flame

PUBLICATION DATE: February 2003

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THE MAN WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH HIS WIFE


Mr Dempsey is just married after a surprise romance. Formerly Father Frank, a Roman Catholic Priest, he is now like Superman divested of his powers. Except Frank Dempsey isn’t always off duty – when he isn’t driving his black cab for the local taxi firm, he is in demand to speak at weddings, christenings and funerals. When he becomes a different sort of Father Frank, he realises it will take a miracle, on the scale of feeding the five thousand with one loaf of bread, to provide for his new family. How on earth is he going to do it? The answer comes from a very surprising source.


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PUBLISHER: Flame

PUBLICATION DATE: July 2004

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