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Need You Dead (Roy Grace #13)

Category: Book
By (author): James, Peter
Series: Roy Grace
Subject:  FICTION / Crime
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Published: February 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.75in x 5.11in x 1.30in
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From The Publisher*The thirteenth Detective Superintendent Roy Grace novel from bestselling, CWA Diamond Dagger Award-winning crime writer, Peter James. Lorna Belling, desperate to escape the marriage from hell, falls for the charms of another man who promises her the world. But, as Lorna finds, life seldom follows the plans you've made. A chance photograph on a client's cell phone changes everything for her. When the body of a woman is found in a bath in Brighton, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is called to the scene. At first it looks like an open and shut case with a clear prime suspect. However, one by one alternate scenarios emerge, each of them tantalizingly plausible, and in a sudden turn of events, the case turns more sinister than Grace could ever have imagined. Roy Grace faces his most mysterious case yet in Need You Dead.
Review Quote*"Immensely satisfying. . . . The action hurtles to a shattering conclusion." -Publishers Weekly starred review of Love You Dead
Review Quote*"Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business." -Karin Slaughter
Review Quote*"Peter James has penetrated the inner workings of police procedures, and the inner thoughts and attitudes of real detectives, as no English crime writer before him. His hero, Roy Grace, may not be the most lively cop, nor the most damaged by drink, weight or misery, but he's one of the most believable." -Times
Review Quote*"In my thirty four years of policing, never have I come across a writer who so accurately depicts "The Job." -Detective Investigator Pat Lanigan, Office of the District Attorney, NYPD
Biographical NotePeter 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-seven languages with worldwide sales of over eighteen million copies, and has given him twelve consecutive Sunday Times number ones. In 2015, WHSmith customers voted him the Greatest Crime Author of All Time, and in 2016 he became the recipient of the coveted CWA Diamond Dagger Lifetime Achievement Award for Sustained Excellence. Peter is also the author of the short story collection A Twist of the Knife, and his standalone titles include: Perfect People, The House on Cold Hill, and Absolute Proof. Three of his novels - The Perfect Murder, Dead Simple and Not Dead Enough - have all been turned into smash-hit stage plays. All his books reflect his deep interest in the world of the police. Before becoming a full-time author, Peter produced numerous motion pictures, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons. Peter divides his time between his homes in Brighton and London, England.