Dead Man's Footsteps

Dead Man's Footsteps

Paperback - 2014
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The fourth novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Roy Grace series from #1 author Peter James, winner of the 2016 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger prize.FROM THE ASHES OF MASS DESTRUCTION . . .Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 9/11, failed Brighton businessman and ne'er-do-well Ronnie Wilson sees the chance of a lifeline: to shed his debts, disappear and reinvent himself in another country. Six 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.PRAISE FOR THE SERIES"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"One of the most consistently readable crime writers" Daily Mail
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2014
ISBN: 9781447272649
Branch Call Number: MYS JAM
MYS JAM
Characteristics: 581 p. ; 20 cm

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rb3221
Jul 15, 2016

What a start to the novel: "If Ronnie Wilson had known as he woke up, that in just a couple of hours he would be dead, he would have planned his day somewhat differently."
Using the events of 9/11 as a backdrop, James juggles four different plots that all come together in a very interesting, suspenseful and overall satisfying conclusion. It is a fast paced thriller as it twists and turns through various characters and years even though it is a little wordy at times. My first Peter James novel in which I especially enjoyed Roy Grace and now on to the next one.

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h19835195
Aug 31, 2011

Another great thriller by one of my favourite authors. I just can't get enough of Peter James and Detective Superintendant Roy Grace !

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karastevens
Aug 30, 2011

Enjoyed this - my first book by this author.
A good plot with lots of action - does require you to pay attention!

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rahmmie
Aug 07, 2011

I found this one disappointing compared to his other books, simply not as good

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dcafk
Jul 20, 2011

This is a good read. There is a complicted plot in which all the loose ends are tied up in a most satisfactory manner. Great cast of characters at Brighton/Hove police--reminds me of the 87th precinct.

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