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From No. 1 bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James comes Want You Dead, the 10th book in his multi-million-copy selling crime series featuring the definitive Brighton detective, Roy Grace.

If you like Peter James you might also like to read books by Adam Nevill, Stephen Leather and Ian Rankin.


The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. A virtual romance moves into the realms of disturbing obsession. Red Westwood meets the handsome, rich Bryce Laurent via an online dating agency, and are quickly attracted. But as the relationship grows, dark secrets about his past emerge and Red finds everything Bryce has told her about himself is a lie. Finally, she is able to eject him from her flat and obtains police protection – she has entered into a nightmare realm in which her ex-lover threatens to destroy everything that is important to her. It is, of course, only a matter of time before Detective Roy Grace is involved.
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Synopsis

Want You Dead by Peter James

IF HE CAN'T HAVE HER, THEN NOBODY CAN ...Virtual romance becomes a terrifying obsession in Want You Dead...Single girl, 29, smouldering redhead, love life that's crashed and burned. Seeks new flame to rekindle her fire. Fun, friendship and - who knows - maybe more? When Red Westwood meets handsome, charming and rich Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency, there is an instant attraction. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past, and his dark side, begins to emerge. Everything he has told Red about himself turns out to be a tissue of lies, and her infatuation with him gradually turns to terror. Within a year, and under police protection, she evicts him from her flat and her life. But Red's nightmare is only just beginning. For Bryce is obsessed with her, and he intends to destroy everything and everyone she has ever known and loved - and then her too ...From No. 1 bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James comes Want You Dead, the 10th book in his multi-million-copy selling crime series featuring the definitive Brighton detective, Roy Grace.

Reviews

An adroit study of obsession and revenge. Publishers Weekly

An adroit study of obsession and revenge. ?Publishers Weekly


About the Author

Peter James

Peter James is one of the UK’s most popular crime and thriller novelists. His Roy Grace detective novels have sold more than one and a half million in the UK alone and six million worldwide in total. The series is now translated into 34 languages and his latest novel, ‘Dead Like You’, went straight into the Sunday Times bestseller lists at no 1 in both hardback and paperback. His novella, ‘The Perfect Murder,’ went to No 1 on iBooks and has spent 40 consecutive weeks in the iBooks Top 10. Peter has developed a close working relationship with the Sussex Police over many years, spending an average of one day a week with them, and his writing reveals a unique insight into the reality of modern day police work. He has carried out extensive research with police in Moscow, Munich, Paris, Melbourne, Sweden, New York and Romania, and regularly attends international police conferences to ensure he is at the cutting-edge of investigative police work.

Born and brought up in Brighton, Peter divides his time between his homes in Notting Hill, London and on the South Downs near Lewes in Sussex. An established film producer and script writer, he has produced numerous films, including The Merchant Of Venice, starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes. A TV adaptation of the Roy Grace series is currently in development, with Peter overseeing all aspects, including the scriptwriting. In 2009 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Brighton in recognition of his services to literature and the community.

In 2016 Peter James was awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger - the Crime Writers' Association's highest honour - awarded each year to a writer who has a career "marked by sustained excellence" and has made "a significant contribution" to English-language crime writing.

Peter James was the winner of the ITV3 People’s Bestseller Dagger 2011.

Author photo © Peter Rowland

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd October 2014

Author

Peter James

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
512 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781447203193

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