Peter James is the international bestselling author of many award-winning novels. His Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series, set in Brighton, has been translated into thirty-six languages with worldwide sales of over eighteen million copies, and has given him nine consecutive Sunday Times number ones. In 2015 WHSmith customers publicly voted him the Greatest Crime Author of All Time and in 2016 he became the recipient of the coveted CWA Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement, awarded for sustained excellence. Peter has also written a short story collection, A Twist of the Knife, and his standalone titles include his ghost story The House On Cold Hilland The Perfect Murder, which has been turned into a smash hit stage play. All his novels reflect his deep interest in the world of the police. Three of his novels have been filmed and before becoming a full-time author he produced numerous films, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons. He divides his time between his homes in Notting Hill, London and near Brighton in Sussex.
Every year crime fiction readers and writers make their way to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Here's a run down of where you can catch our authors at this year's festival.
The bestselling Roy Grace series from award-winning crime writer, Peter James, is now available in audio.
'When you read a book, the story definitely happens inside your head. When you listen, it seems to happen in a little cloud all around it.' - Robin Sloan, Mr Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore.
In honour of Father's Day, Chris Simmons from Crimesquad selects his five godfathers of crime fiction.
Roy Grace returns in Peter James' new novel You Are Dead, hunting down Brighton's first serial killer in over 80 years.
Think ruthless criminals, corrupt cops, obsessive love and the villainy that operates on both sides of the law.
We sat down with bestselling author Peter James to find his top five favourite crime novels and the first book he remembers falling in love with.
Peter James, author of the bestselling crime fiction novels featuring DS Roy Grace, are all set in Brighton. Peter's novels reflect his deep interest in the world of the police.
We can understand the motives of many murderers. A loved one killed in a fit of jealous rage. A ruthless armed robber who shoots out of greed. The terrorist who kills out of warped ideology. The professional hit man who kills for a fee. The husband who buries his wife beneath the kitchen floor be...
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