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James, Peter 1948-

Works: 251 works in 864 publications in 10 languages and 20,724 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6060.A472, 823.914
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Publications about Peter James
Publications by Peter James
Most widely held works by Peter James
Dead simple by Peter James( Book )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Grace investigates a missing persons case involving a lost groom, a man who as part of a bachelor party prank was buried alive in a coffin and whose buddies have been killed in a drunk driving accident
Dead man's grip by Peter James( Book )
29 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 1,435 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 )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
The brutal rapes of two women in Brighton bear remarkable similarities to an unsolved series of crimes from 1997. Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is forced to delve into his shattered past to find the key to unlocking the current mystery
Looking good dead by Peter James( Book )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,405 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
Possession by Peter James( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,281 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
Not dead yet by Peter James( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 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
Dead man's time by Peter James( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 774 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
Dead man's footsteps by Peter James( Book )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 9/11, failed Brighton Ronnie Wilson sees the chance of a lifetime, to disappear and reinvent himself in another country. Five 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 enquiry spanning the globe
Host by Peter James( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 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
Not dead enough by Peter James( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 681 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
Dead tomorrow by Peter James( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 libraries worldwide
When the remains of three teenagers are recovered off the coast of Sussex minus their vital organs, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace uncovers a gang of child traffickers operating from Eastern Europe
Twilight by Peter James( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 666 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 tomorrow by Peter James( Computer File )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 626 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 )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 622 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 )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
When waking from your dream means living your nightmare
Dead like you by Peter James( file )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 615 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
Sweet heart by Peter James( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Horror fiction
Perfect people by Peter James( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Na de dood van hun zieke zoontje kiest een Amerikaans echtpaar voor een wonderdokter die hen een modelkind belooft
Faith by Peter James( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Denial by Peter James( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 libraries worldwide
When actress Gloria Lamark takes her own life, her devoted son, Thomas, is heart-broken. Something must be wrong with a world in which such a tragedy is allowed to happen. How could her high-profile, media-star psychiatrist have failed to save such a special person, whom Thomas loved in such a very special way? Dr Tennent has a lesson to learn ... a very painful one. Michael is caught up in the first flush of love - but has no idea how dangerous romance can be. For both Michael and Thomas will do anything for the women they love
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Alternative Names
Džeimss, Pīters, 1948-
Džejms, Piter, 1948-
Джеймс, Питер, 1948-
ジェイムズ, ピーター
English (316)
Danish (18)
French (4)
Italian (3)
Russian (3)
Polish (2)
Romanian (1)
Lithuanian (1)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
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