Peter James becomes new Chair of Crime Writer’s Association


Peter James became the new Chair of the Crime Writer's Assocation on Saturday. He was inaugurated into his new position at their annual general meeting and received the John Creasey Bell, donated by John Creasey, Founder of the Crime Writers Assocation. Past Chairs in recent years have included Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, and the most recent, Tom Harper. The CWA aims to promote the crime genre and provides support to professional writers. The CWA also runs the prestigious Dagger Awards every year.
DEAD LIKE YOU is the sixth book in the Roy Grace series, and was published by Macmillan in October 2010. The Roy Grace series is sold around the world to 33 languages. His new title in the series, DEAD MAN'S GRIP will be published by Macmillan in May this year.

Praise for Peter James:
'A terrific thriller...DEAD LIKE YOU is a haunting page-turner that seamlessly blends psychological suspense with police procedure, echoing the heart and voices of such authors as P. D. James and Ian Rankin at their best.' -- Jeffery Deaver, author of ROADSIDE CROSSES
'Sinister and riveting...Peter James is one of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world.' -- Lee Child

'Roy Grace ... is fast becoming one of the more memorable coppers in modern crime fiction ... A first class police procedural.' -- The Times