Dead Man's Footsteps
Author: Peter James
Published: June 12, 2008 by Macmillan
Series Name: Roy Grace Series
Main Character: Roy Grace
The fourth novel in the award winning Detective Superintendent Roy Grace crime series. Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 9/11, failed Brighton never-do-well 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, 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.
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.