Peter James is the ‘Best Crime Writer Of All Time’

The public have voted Peter James the Best Crime Writer of All Time’ in a poll run by WH Smiths. Peter James won the poll ‘by a landslide’, beating crime heavyweights including Ian Rankin, James Patterson and even the classic Agatha Christie.

Earlier this month, Peter’s detective Roy Grace came 7th in WH Smiths poll of the Top 20 Detectives.

The Roy Grace novels are published in the UK by Macmillan and are international bestsellers, translated into over 35 languages. His 11th Roy Grace novel, YOU ARE DEAD, is out in May 2015.

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