WorldCat Identities

James, Peter 1948-

Works: 123 works in 1,080 publications in 20 languages and 25,478 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Creator, Translator, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: PR6060.A472, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter James
Dead simple by Peter James( Book )

92 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Grace investigates a missing persons case involving a lost groom, a man who as part of a bachelor party prank agreed to be buried alive in a coffin and whose buddies have been killed in a drunk driving accident, a case that is complicated by suspicions about the would-be bride's past
Dead man's grip by Peter James( Book )

53 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carly Chase is still traumatized ten days after being in a fatal traffic accident which kills a teenage student from Brighton University. Then she receives news that turns her entire world into a living nightmare. The drivers of the other two vehicles involved have been found tortured and murdered. Now Detective Superintendent Roy Grace of the Sussex Police force issues a stark and urgent warning to Carly: She could be next. The student had deadly connections. Connections that stretch across the Atlantic to America and an organized crime group. Someone has sworn revenge and won't rest until the final person involved in that fateful accident is dead. The police advise Carly her only option is to go into hiding and change her identity. The terrified woman disagrees. She knows these people have ways of hunting you down anywhere. If the police are unable to stop them, she has to find a way to do it herself. But already the killer is one step ahead of her, watching, waiting, and ready"--
Dead like you by Peter James( Book )

46 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metropole Hotel, Brighton. After a heady New Year's Eve ball, a woman is brutally raped as she returns to her room. A week later, another woman is attacked. Both victims' shoes are taken by the offender. Detective Superintendent Roy Grace soon realises that these new cases bear similarities to a series of unsolved crimes from 1997
Looking good dead by Peter James( Book )

81 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Bryce did what any decent person would do. But within hours of picking up the CD that had been left behind on the train seat next to him, and attempting to return it to its owner, he is the sole witness to a vicious murder. Then his young family are threatened with their lives if he goes to the police. But supported by his wife, Kellie, he bravely makes a statemenet to the murder enquiry team headed by Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, a man with demons of his own to contend with. And from that moment, the killing of the Bryce family becomes a mere formality -- and a grisly attraction. Kellie and Tom's deaths have already been posted on the internet; you can log on and see them on a website. They are looking good dead
Not dead yet by Peter James( Book )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Grace investigates threats against Gaia Lafayette, a Hollywood star who is filming in Brighton, but when a body is found on a farm miles away, Grace and his men must race against time to stop an obssessive killer
Possession by Peter James( Book )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex Hightower's teenage sone, Faibian, dies in a car crash, she is devastated. Hurt as she is, Alex tries to accept that Fabian is gone forever. But then strange events begin to occur in her home: rooms turn freezing cold, furniture moves by itself and the bathroom begins to sweat. Worse follows: the words "Help me, Mother" appear on her computer screen, Fabian's face eerily shows up in photos developed after his death, and his voice speaks from the mouths of Alex's male guests. Terrified by these happenings, Alex consults a medium. A seance reveals that Fabian is an unhappy spirit who wants to come back to life. Haunted by her son's spirit, Alex is consumed by her search for answers. As she begins to uncover terrifying secrets about Fabian's past, she comes to realize that her own life is in danger. With horror, Alex discovers that somehow, she must free herself from her son's spirit--before it takes possession of her own
Dead man's time by Peter James( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York, 1922. Five-year-old Gavin Daly and his seven-year-old sister, Aileen, are boarding the SS Mauretania to Dublin--and safety. Their mother has been shot and their Irish mobster father abducted. Suddenly, a messenger hands Gavin a piece of paper on which are written four names and eleven numbers, a cryptic message that will haunt him all his life, and his father's pocket watch. As the ship sails, Gavin watches Manhattan fade into the dusk and makes a promise, that one day he will return and find his father"--Dust jacket flap
Want you dead by Peter James( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Single girl, 33, redhead and smouldering, love life that's crashed and burned. Seeks new flame to rekindle her fire. Fun, friendship and--who knows--more maybe? In Peter James' Want You Dead, thirty-year old Red Cameron meets handsome, charming and rich thirty-five year old Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency, and is instantly attracted to him. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past begins to emerge, and with it his dark side. Everything he has told Red about himself turns out to be a tissue of lies, and her infatuation with him gradually turns to terror. Within a year, and under police protection, she evicts him from her flat and her life. But far from being over, her nightmare is only just beginning. For Bryce is obsessed and besotted with her. He intends to destroy, by fire, everything and everyone she has ever known and loved--and then her, too. It's up to Detective Superintendent Roy Grace to stop him before it's too late"--
Dead man's footsteps by Peter James( Book )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 9/11, failed Brighton businessman and ne'er-do-well Ronnie Wilson sees the chance of a lifeline: to shed his debts, disappear and reinvent himself in another country. Six years later the discovery of the skeletal remains of a woman's body in a storm drain in Brighton leads Detective Superintendent Roy Grace on an inquiry spanning the globe, and into a desperate race against time to save the life of a woman being hunted down like an animal in the streets and alleys of Brighton
Dead tomorrow by Peter James( Book )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body of a teenager dredged from the seabed off the coast of Sussex, is found to be missing its vital organs. Soon two more young bodies are found. Caitlin Beckett, a fifteen-year-old in Brighton, will die if she does not receive an urgent liver transplant. When the health system threatens to let her down, Lynn, her mother, turns in panic to the internet and discovers a broker who can provide her with a black-market organ - but at a price. As Superintendent Roy Grace investigates the recovered bodies, he unearths the trail of a gang of child traffickers operating from Eastern Europe. Soon Grace and his team will find themselves in a race against time to save the life of a young street kid, while a desperate mother will stop at nothing to save her daughter's life
Not dead enough by Peter James( Book )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night that Brian Bishop murdered his wife, he was sixty miles away, asleep in bed. At least, that's the way it looks to Detective Superintendent Roy Grace who is called in to investigate the case involving the kinky slaying of the beautiful young Brighton socialite, Katie bishop. Grace begins to come to the conclusion that her husband has performed the impossible, the feat of being in two places at once. Either that or someone has stolen his ID. The other possibility being that he is the best liar Grace has ever come across. However as Grace starts to get his teeth into the case it becomes clear that the Bishops' outwardly respectable lives were not all they seemed to be. But Grace makes the mistake of digging just that little bit too deeply and suddenly his own troubled, private world is facing destruction
Perfect people by Peter James( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young couple join a fertility programme run by a clinic in America they little suspect that the happy day that follows is the last day of mankind's evolutionary supremacy. Mankind is facing its greatest challenge: obsolescence
Host by Peter James( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor downloads into a computer theintelligence of Juliet, a student with whom he is havingan affair. When she dies, she makes him put herintelligence in a dead model's body and has him hire heras an au pair. Now they're together again, but there is theprofessor's wife and daughter. By the author of Twilight
Twilight by Peter James( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even before the casket was covered, people thought they heard thuds coming from the partially filled grave. It is up to Kate Hemingway, an American journalist living in England, to find out if Sally Donaldson, the alleged occupant of the grave, is still alive
Dead like you by Peter James( )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women are brutally attacked, and both victims' shoes are stolen by their assailant. Detective Superintendent Roy Grace realizes these assaults closely resemble a strange series of crimes committed years ago. He must figure out if this new perpetrator is a copycat, or if the "Shoe Man" has returned to pick up where he left off
Dead tomorrow by Peter James( )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After two teen bodies are found washed ashore and missing vital organs, Superintendent Roy Grace investigates. Thrust into the ghoulish world of black market organ brokers, Grace and his team confront an Eastern European racket and a mother desperate to save her daughter's life"--Recorded Books website
Prophecy by Peter James( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frannie Monsanto, an archeologist, seems to be fated to marry a widower with a young son, but she feels it may lead to disaster
Dreamer by Peter James( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When waking from your dream means living your nightmare
Sweet heart by Peter James( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror fiction
FaceOff( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-of-a-kind anthology that pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide! In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world's bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). All of the contributors to FaceOff are ITW members
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Dead man's grip
Alternative Names
Džeimss, Pīters 1948-

Džejms, Piter 1948-

Peter James Brits schrijver

Peter James crivain britannique

Peter James englischer Autor und Filmproduzent

Джеймс, Питер

Джеймс, Питер 1948-

Питър Джеймс

ג'יימס, פיטר 1948-

ג'ימס, פיטר 1948-

ג'מס, פיטר 1948-

پیتر جیمز تهیه‌کننده و نویسنده بریتانیایی

ジェイムズ, ピーター


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