The fifteenth Detective Superintendent Roy Grace novel from the highly acclaimed number one bestselling author, Peter James.
Peter James is a UK No.1 bestselling author, best known for his Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series, now a hit ITV drama starring John Simm as the troubled Brighton copper.Much loved by crime and thriller fans for his fast-paced page-turners full of unexpected plot twists, sinister characters, and accurate portrayal of modern day policing, he has won over 40 awards for his work including the WHSmith Best Crime Author of All Time Award and Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger.To date, Peter has written an impressive total of 19 Sunday Times No. 1s, sold over 21 million copies worldwide and been translated into 38 languages. His books are also often adapted for the stage - the most recent being Looking Good Dead.
Peter James has penetrated the inner workings of police procedures,
and the inner thoughts and attitudes of real detectives, as no
English crime writer before him. His hero, Roy Grace, may not be
the most lively cop, nor the most damaged by drink, weight or
misery, but he's one of the most believable * The Times *
Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business -- Karin Slaughter
James just gets better and better and deserves the success he has achieved with this first-class series * Independent on Sunday *
Meticulous research gives his prose great authenticity . . . James manages to add enough surprises and drama that by the end you're rooting for the police and really don't know if they will finally get their men * Sunday Express *
No one can deny James's success as a crime novelist . . . The Grace stories almost always go to the top of the bestseller lists, not least because they are supremely well-told. James writes meticulously researched police procedurals, so informed that you can smell the canteen coffee . . . enthralling * Daily Mail *
In my thirty four years of policing, never have I come across a writer who so accurately depicts "The Job" -- Detective Investigator Pat Lanigan, Office of the District Attorney, NYPD
A full-throated expose * Kirkus *
The action is fast and furious, but, as in all novels in this series, it's held together by the unflappable character of Superintendent Grace . . . Not to be missed * Booklist *