Out on 09 May 2024

They Thought I Was Dead: Sandy's Story

Peter James

09 May 2024
960 pages


Peter James, the number one, multi-million copy bestselling author of the Grace series returns with a thrilling new novel: a Roy Grace story told from a new perspective.

Some will know how it begins . . .

Her name is Sandy. You might know her as the loving wife of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace.

But there's more to her than meets the eye. A woman with a dubious past, a complicated present and
an uncertain future. Then she was gone.

Some will think they know how it ends . . .

Her disappearance caused a nationwide search. Even the best detective on the force couldn't find her.
They thought she was dead.

But nobody knows this . . .

Where did she go? Why did she run? What would cause a woman to leave her whole life behind and
simply vanish?

For the first time, the number one, multi-million copy bestselling author Peter James reveals the
truth behind Sandy Grace’s dramatic disappearance. They thought I Was Dead will thrill fans
and new readers alike with its gripping story of a woman on the run. This is Sandy's story.

Sinister and riveting . . . Peter James is one of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world
Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business
A typically clever and convoluted central mystery