A Twist of the Knife

by Peter James

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

A Twist of the Knife Synopsis

A Twist of the Knife is Peter James' gripping first full-length collection of thirty short stories, including all the stories featured in Short Shockers 1 & 2 plus many more. With each twist of the knife, a chilling new journey begins ...From a woman intent on bizarre revenge, to a restaurant critic with a morbid fear of the number thirteen; and from a man arranging a life-changing assignation, to a couple heading for a disaster-filled vacation ...In multi-million-copy bestselling author Peter James' collection of short stories we first come to meet Brighton's finest detective, Roy Grace, and read the tale that went on to inspire James' hugely successful novel, Dead Simple. James exposes the Achilles heel of each of his characters, and makes us question how well we can trust ourselves, and one another. Each tale carries a twist that will haunt readers for days after they turn the final page ...Combining every twisted tale from the ebook bestsellers Short Shockers One and Short Shockers Two, with a never-seen-before collection of new material, A Twist of the Knife shows Peter James as the undisputed grand master of storytellers with this sometimes funny, often haunting, but always shocking collection.

The Good Book Guide Review

Unsurprisingly, James proves to be a master of the short story. Here, we encounter his massively successful Brighton detective Roy Grace in the story that inspired the series, and are granted a truly cherishable bushel of sting-in-the tail stories, taken from his two bestselling e-books, Short Shockers, plus new material that at times rivals the master of the shocking short story, the great Roald Dahl.

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781447212102
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780230764378
Publication date: 06/11/2014
Publisher: Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447212102
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Peter James
Publisher: Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Shorter Reads, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About 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 ...

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