Aug 3, 2023
‘lightning-fast romcom’ Fling published today in paperback by Pan Macmillan
Longlisted for the BookTok Author Of The Year.
At once heartfelt and hilarious, Fling by Joseph Murray is the story to remind us all that sometimes, what you’re looking for might just be closer than you think.
Tara loved Colin at first sight. Colin loved Tara at first fight. That’s when they knew they were meant for each other.
But after six years, their marriage has started to crumble. Unable to recapture the spark they once had, it seems it’s all over. Until they meet their 100% match on a controversial new dating app – Fling . . .
Praise for Fling
“A literary soul brother to the likes of Marian Keyes and Beth O’Leary… a smart look at the current dating climate and online culture..”
Tanya Sweeny, Irish Independent
“The freshest, sexiest, funniest and most poignant book I’ve read in a very long time. I defy any reader not to want to stand and cheer at the end”
“Clever, original, witty and great insight into marriage and the problems that come when communication breaks down”
“a mischievous new voice in Irish fiction. ..a rare combination here: a page-turner with a convincing moral pulsing at its heart….”
Maggie Armstrong, Irish Independent
“Fling is a lightning-fast romcom full of comic capers, heartfelt moments and completely loveable characters. It's hilarious and original, with a genius concept that is begging for the big screen. One of the best books I've read this year”
Laura Price, author of Single Bald Female
“Fabulous! A beautiful rom-com of the Nora Ephron variety”
“Fresh, funny, genuinely heartwarming”
“Utterly original, emotionally astute and funny, FLING is a fantastic read that genuinely warmed my heart. Murray is a bright and talented new voice in fiction.”
Laura Jane Williams, author of Lovestruck
‘Romance, he wrote.. meet the new generation of male authors writing about modern love, dating and relationship’