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Chris Russell

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When I was thirteen, my best friend and I went to a Bon Jovi concert at Wembley Stadium. We thought it looked like fun, so we started our own band - a band that, ten years later, would become The Lightyears. Since then, we've been lucky enough to tour all over the world, from Cape Town to South Korea, playing at Glastonbury Festival and O2 Arena and supporting members of legendary rock bands such as Queen, Journey and The Who. And though we never made it anywhere near as big as Bon Jovi, we did get to play Wembley Stadium, four times, to crowds of over 45,000 people.

Music aside, writing was my first love. In 2014, I published a novel called Mockstars, which was inspired by my tour diaries for The Lightyears. Shortly afterwards, following
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Chris Russell Hi Ria. Thank you so much for writing to me. I'm delighted you've enjoyed my novels! :) As it happens, I handed my proofreading comments to my editor …moreHi Ria. Thank you so much for writing to me. I'm delighted you've enjoyed my novels! :) As it happens, I handed my proofreading comments to my editor yesterday, which means my work on writing SONGS ABOUT A BOY is pretty much done. Now it goes to production, and pretty soon, all the promo work will kick off. So there'll be plenty to keep me busy! :) (less)
Chris Russell Hey Niamh! That's an interesting thought. :) Of course, I can't give anything away at this stage ... but I can tell you that your questions will be an…moreHey Niamh! That's an interesting thought. :) Of course, I can't give anything away at this stage ... but I can tell you that your questions will be answered by the rest of the trilogy! And there are certainly plenty of twists and turns still to come. (The sequel, SONGS ABOUT US, is being published on 13 July.)

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Asking For It is a harrowing, razor-sharp novel. It bristles with self-loathing, petty jealousy and small town paranoia, and it's a book you should all read. Right now. Male or female.

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