Author: Peter James
Published: May 6, 2005 by Macmillan
Series Name: Roy Grace Series
Main Character: Roy Grace
Four bodies, one suspect, no trace. The first case for Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. It was meant to be a harmless stag night prank. A few hours later four of his best friends are dead and Michael Harrison has disappeared. With only three days to the wedding, Detective Superintendent Grace - a man haunted by the shadow of his own missing wife - is contacted by Michael's beautiful, distraught fiancé, Ashley Harper. Grace discovers that the one man who ought to know Michael Harrison's whereabouts is saying nothing. But then he has a lot to gain - more than anyone realizes. For one man's disaster is another man's fortune...Dead simple...
The stunning first novel in a gripping new mystery series, Dead Simple marks the triumphant return of one of Britain's most ingenious crime writers.
PETER JAMES is one of the UK’s most treasured crime and thriller novelists. His Roy Grace detective novels have sold over 1.5 million in the UK alone and 6 million worldwide. The series is now translated into 34 languages and his latest novel ‘Dead Like You’ went straight into the Sunday Times bestseller lists at no. 1 in both hardback and paperback. Peter has developed a close working relationship with the Sussex Police over many years, spending an average of one day a week with them and his writing reveals a unique insight into the reality of modern day police work. He has also carried out extensive research with police in Moscow, Munich, Paris, Melbourne, Sweden, New York and Romania, and regularly attends international police conferences to ensure he is at the cutting edge of investigative police work.