Here’s your chance to win a crisp mint copy of Emma Kavanagh’s hit thriller The Missing Hours. Thanks to those generous people at Arrow/Penguin Random House, there’s a paperback edition (out on 17th November) up for grabs.

How do you enter? Pretty simple, really. Just solve the anagram Ah, pimplier owl – clue, he is perhaps the most celebrated PI in crime fiction – then put your answer as the subject of an email to Fully Booked:

There’s no need to put any further details. There will be a draw of all the correct answers, and the winner will notified in the usual way. This time, the competition is worldwide, so we will post the USA, Australiasia or wherever. The competition closes at 10.00pm GMT on Sunday 6th November.



  1. Competition closes 10.00pm London time on Sunday 6th November 2016.
  2. One entry per competitor.
  3. All correct entries will be put in the proverbial hat, and one winner drawn.
  4. The winner will be notified by email, and a postal address requested