The Adventures of
Pre-loved cars

A series of sweet, surprising, and suspenseful stories of the cars that have been our companions and havens, curated by David Baddiel

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Jay Dalgarno - A Car Fit For A King

It’s not every day you see your dream car, parked up and seemingly wasting away on a side street in your suburban hometown. Who owns it, and where has it come from? Jay could never guess the story he’d be told when he knocked on the door.

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Andrew Foxxton - Alfa Romeo And Juliet

Andrew and his friends couldn’t wait to take their dream European road trip, but the car they’re gunning down the Autobahn has other ideas.As events unfold in Germany, an inconvenient breakdown takes on the shape of a twist of fate...

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Jordan Ellis-Baptiste - The Car Jar

Every day, Jordan goes to work with one sole purpose - to fill a jar under his bed with enough cash to buy his dream car. But events at a family celebration change everything, and send ripples far into the future.

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Rachel Clarke - Passengers, Past And Present

The passengers in Rachel’s car have never met. One is her son, the other her mum. Time keeps them apart, but the inside of Rachel’s car is the bridge between her two lives, and the memories of conversations, journeys and laughter held in its walls are forever interwoven.

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Delphi Blue - The New Normal

Life seemed determined to keep Delphi and her partner apart – with busy schedules and a life in the army leading to a relationship snatched in odd weekends. But as the pandemic breaks over the world, long distance love turns into long distance adventures, and one couple find themselves racing towards a new normal.

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Jim Wilson - The Ice Breaker

For Jim, it was just another day cruising around Hemel Hempstead with the roof of his convertible car down, soaking in the sunshine and drinking with friends at his favourite local. Little did Jim know, his set of wheels was about to catalyse a meeting that would change his life forever.

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Paige Minns - The Adventures Of The Amazing Super Driver

When Paige was gifted a car by a world-famous Formula 1 Driver, she didn’t expect to slip into a whole new gear, and develop driving superpowers. But her simple life in Brentwood becomes a race to the top, and her supernatural need for speed culminates in a jaw-dropping showdown… in Tesco Car Park.

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