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The Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway

The Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway

— ‘One thing’s for certain, we need more Sam Holloways – in literature and in life.’ Culturefly

This is no ordinary love story and Sam is no typical hero…but he is a hero.

Charming, quirky, and absolutely bursting with heart, this is the perfect read for fans of The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove, and Eleanor Oliphant.

Sam Holloway has survived the worst that life can throw at you. But he’s not really living. His meticulous routines keep everything nice and safe – with just one exception…

Three nights a week, Sam dons his superhero costume and patrols the streets. It makes him feel invincible – but his unlikely heroics are getting him into some sticky, and increasingly dangerous, situations.

Then a girl comes into his life, and his ordered world is thrown into chaos … and now Sam needs to decide whether he can be brave enough to finally take off the mask.

Both hilarious and heart-warming, this is a story about love, loneliness, grief, and the life-changing power of kindness.

—‘Possibly the best book about a geek written for geeks ever written. Sam is one of us. By the time Sam’s adventures have come to an end, your heart will have broken – but then it will swell with joy. This book is bloody lovely. Read it’ SFX Magazine —

Find out what readers are saying about Sam Holloway:

‘Highly recommend this book. Emotional and inspirational with a dash of action and romance’ Goodreads reader

Brilliant book, well written and gripping from page one’ Goodreads reader
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On Sale: 9th August 2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472248145

Reviews

Be aware... this book will own your heart! It's a funny yet touching human voyage of discovery with an unlikely hero... You'll be cheering him on!
Peterborough Telegraph
Possibly the best book about a geek written for geeks ever written. Sam is one of us. By the time Sam's adventures have come to an end, your heart will have broken - but then it will swell with joy. This book is bloody lovely. Read it.
SFX Magazine
Thomas' warmth and compassion shine through in The Unlikely Heroics - it's a book to make you consider the hidden drives and issues that can shape a person's behaviour. It's also funny, warm and ultimately full of hope.
Western Mail
It's the kind of story that will have you tearing up with empathy for Sam one moment, and crying with laughter at his haphazard heroics the next. One thing's for certain, we need more Sam Holloways - in literature and life.
Culturefly