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Dead Man's Time (Roy Grace 9) - Peter James

Dead Man's Time (Roy Grace 9) - Peter James

Title: Dead Man’s Time

Author:  Peter James

ISBN:  9780230760547

Weight:  990g

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Dead Man’s Time by Peter James

Some will wait a lifetime to take their revenge…

A vicious robbery at a secluded Brighton mansion leaves its elderly occupant dying.  And millions of pounds’ worth of valuables have been taken.  But, as Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, heading the enquiry, rapidly learns, there is one priceless item of sentimental value that the old woman’s powerful family cherish above all else.  And they are fully prepared to take the law into their own hands, and will do anything, absolutely anything, to get it back.

Within days, Grace is racing against the clock, following a murderous trail that leads him from the shady antiques world of Brighton, across Europe, and all the way back to the New York waterfront gang struggles of 1922, chasing a killer driven by the force of one man’s greed and another man’s fury.

Peer & Press Reviews

The sum total is classic James.  The plotting is tight and polished and steadily paced with constant red herrings and misdirection to unsettle any reader who gets too comfortable in their assumptions.

Sunday Express

Few authors can dish out thrills and suspense as readily as James… non-stop action is the reader’s reward in this fast-paced potboiler of a read.

Library Journal

The crisp action, which shifts from Sussex to Spain’s Costa del Sol and New York, includes several well-concealed closing twists.

Publishers Weekly

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title: Dead Man’s Time
Book Features
Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Edition features: This book is interactive.  It contains an image readable by the free Blipper smartphone app – scan the image for extra material such as maps and walks that cover crime scenes.
Series: Roy Grace crime series – book 9
Book features: Black cover with metallic silver text on spine and red endpapers.
Overall condition: Fine / Very fine (for more info, see our article on condition grades)
Signed: Yes – on the title page
Book Stats
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan
Awards and prizes:

Sounds of Crime Award (Best Audio Novel category) 2014 – shortlist

National Book Awards 2013 (Crime Thriller of the Year category) – shortlist

Publication date:
Printed by: CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13: 9780230760547
ISBN 10: 0230760546
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 407
Size (h x w x d): 241 x 161 x 38mm
Design Credits
Author photograph: Stephen Lawrence
Jacket photograph: Neil Lang

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