Peter James’ LOVE YOU DEAD will be No. 2 in the paperback bestseller charts this weekend in its first week of publication. Earlier this year, LOVE YOU DEAD, was No. 1 in the hardback bestseller charts and remained in the Top 10 for 7 weeks. 

This is the 12th book in Peter’s enormously successful Roy Grace series, following YOU ARE DEAD which last year spent a total of 5 weeks at No. 1 and many more in the Top 5. Peter’s standalone THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL was published in paperback in June and spent 3 weeks in the Top 10 bestseller chart. His 30-year-old novel, BILLIONAIRE, was republished in January 2016 and went straight into the chart at No. 8.

Peter James has been twice Chair of the Crime Writers’ Association and has won many literary awards: as popular internationally as in the UK, he is published in more than 3 dozen languages. Last year he was voted by WH Smith readers as The Best Crime Author Of All Time. His DS Roy Grace crime novels have sold 18 million copies worldwide. He is currently writing three more Roy Grace novels and two standalones for Macmillan.

LOVE YOU DEAD is also sold in Russia, France, Finland, Israel, Norway and Holland, with many other options publishers for the Roy Grace series.


Praise for Peter James:

'Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business.' – Karin Slaughter

'Exceptional, knock-your-socks-off.' – Washington Post

‘Sinister and riveting… Peter James is one of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world.’ – Lee Child

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