Author(s): Peter James
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 fiancée, 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 . . .
'James has got the gift for turning mind-stretching subjects into novels that are irresistibly readable as well as utterly believable' Robert Goddard
'A brilliant idea, superbly crafted. A terrific page-turner' James Herbert
'A page-turner of a book with some terrifying twists . . . a very satisfying read' George Baker, Inspector Wexford
This is the book that started it all. It's Dead Simple. Dead Simple was the first book by number one bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James to be part of the multi-million-copy series featuring the definitive Brighton detective, Roy Grace.
A terrific tale of greed, seduction and betrayal Daily Telegraph Ingenious plotting, high suspense and tight writing Daily Mail A very impressive crime thriller series debut Eurocrime
Peter James is a multi-No. 1 bestselling author. His books have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide and been translated into 35 languages. 2014 marks 10 years of the famous Brighton detective, Roy Grace. Peter James studied at Charterhouse and then film school, and worked in North America as a film producer and scriptwriter. In 2014, Roy Grace will appear on stage for the first time, with a play of "The Perfect Murder" touring UK theatres. Former Chair of the Crime Writers Association, James has also collaborated with writer Ian Rankin on a short story "In the Nick of Time", which brings together Roy Grace and Ian Rankin's DI Rebus. Connect with Peter James through www.peterjames.com, on Twitter @peterjamesuk, or www.facebook.com/peterjames.roygrace