Dead Simple

by Peter James

Part of the Roy Grace Series

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A totally gripping crime thriller with a new cop on the block, one Roy Grace, scarred by a past which surely will be revealed in future books.  His first case for us involves a man buried alive in what appears to be a harmless stag-night prank but turns very sinister indeed.  This is literally unput-downable, with a great twist.  A must-read for all crime addicts.

Comparison: Graham Hurley, Mark Billingham, Ian Rankin.

Similar this month: Stuart MacBride, Robert Crais.

Sarah Broadhurst

Dead Simple Synopsis

From one of the great masters of British crime writing comes the stunning first novel in a new mystery series introducing Detective Superintendent Roy Grace It was meant to be a harmless stag night prank. A few hours later four of his best friends are dead and Michael Harrison has disappeared. With only three days to the wedding, Detective Superintendent Grace - a man haunted by the shadow of his own missing wife - is contacted by Michael's beautiful, distraught fiancee, Ashley Harper. Grace discovers that the one man who ought to know Michael Harrison's whereabouts is saying nothing: But then he has a lot to gain - more than anyone realizes. For one man's disaster is another man's fortune...Dead simple...

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ISBN: 9781447262480
Publication date: 20/01/2006
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447262480
Publication date: 20th January 2006
Author: Peter James
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

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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