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The first book in the multi-million-copy Roy Grace series by #1 bestselling writer Peter James, winner of the 2016 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger prize.

"Ingenious plotting, high suspense and tight writing" Daily Mail

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...

More praise for Dead Simple

"A terrific tale of greed, seduction and betrayal" Daily Telegraph

"Destined for the bestsellers" Independent on Sunday

"A terrific tale of greed, seduction and betrayal" Daily Telegraph

"A page-turner of a book with some terrifying twists . . . a very satisfying read" George Baker, Inspector Wexford

"A brilliant idea, superbly crafted. A terrific page-turner" James Herbert

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781447262480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/08/2014
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Crime & mystery
  • Imprint: Pan
  • Pages: 400
  • Price: $17.99

The first book in the multi-million-copy Roy Grace series by #1 bestselling writer Peter James, winner of the 2016 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger prize.

"Ingenious plotting, high suspense and tight writing" Daily Mail

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...

More praise for Dead Simple

"A terrific tale of greed, seduction and betrayal" Daily Telegraph

"Destined for the bestsellers" Independent on Sunday

"A terrific tale of greed, seduction and betrayal" Daily Telegraph

"A page-turner of a book with some terrifying twists . . . a very satisfying read" George Baker, Inspector Wexford

"A brilliant idea, superbly crafted. A terrific page-turner" James Herbert

Author Information

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