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Author Peter James Peter James (born August 1948) is an International best-selling crime thriller novelist and film producer. He was born in Brighton, Sussex, England and was educated at Charterhouse, then Ravensbourne Film School.

In 1970, James began writing a daily 1/2 hour tv program for pre-schoolers. He then moved on to writing science programs, particularly computing and space exploration. From 1971-78, James was fully involved through the jointly-owned production company, Quadrant Films, in writing, producing, financing and distributing movies, mostly in Canada and US.

James' first published piece was a news piece that he sent to Private Eye in 1965 about US inventor Reuben Tice, who was killed when a machine he had invented for de-wrinkling prunes exploded. In 1994, in addition to conventional print publishing, Penguin published his novel, Host, on two floppy discs, billing it as "the world's first electronic novel."

In 1997, together with producer and music writer James Simpson, James co-founded Ministry of Vision Ltd, a film and television development company.

James has won numerous awards including the US Barry Award (2012) for Best British Crime Novel of 2011, Dead Man's Grip.

In addition to supporting numerous charities, his principle interests include Science, Medicine and the Paranormal. He spends a lot of time with police forces for his research, in particular Sussex Police _ and owned a police car which he donated to them in 2008 and on which the livery (alongside the Police markings) changes each year to match the jacket of his latest Roy Grace novel.

His other interests include classic and modern cars, motor racing, aircraft, skiing, running, and golf.

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Similar authors: Stephen Booth, Stuart Kaminsky,Peter Lovesey, Peter Robinson
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House on Cold Hill
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House on Cold Hill by Peter James

You Are Dead
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You Are Dead by Peter James

Want You Dead
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Want You Dead by Peter James

A Twist of the Knife
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A Twist of the Knife by Peter James

Dead Man's Time
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Dead Man's Time by Peter James

Not Dead Yet
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Absolute Proof | James, Peter | Signed First UK Edition Book James, Peter | Absolute Proof | Signed First UK Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. December 2018  LON: Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead If You Don't | James, Peter | Signed First UK Edition Book James, Peter | Dead If You Don't | Signed First UK Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2018  LON: Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Like You | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Dead Like You | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2010: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Man's Grip | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Dead Man's Grip | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2011 NY: Minotaur  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Man's Grip | James, Peter | Signed First UK Edition Book James, Peter | Dead Man's Grip | Signed First UK Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2011 LON: Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Man's Time | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Dead Man's Time | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  October 2013 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Man's Time | James, Peter | Signed First Edition UK Book James, Peter | Dead Man's Time | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  June 2013 LON: MacMillan  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Simple | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Dead Simple | Signed First Edition Copy

2004 NY:  Carroll & Graf First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Faith | James, Peter | Signed 1st Edition UK Trade Paper Book James, Peter | Faith | Signed 1st Edition UK Trade Paper Book

Author Signed UK Trade Paperback Book 2000 LON: Orion First UK Trade Paperback edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Not Dead Yet | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Not Dead Yet | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2012 NY: Minotaur Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Perfect People | James, Peter | Signed First Edition UK Book James, Peter | Perfect People | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2011 LON: Pan Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, fine, new/unread in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Possession | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Possession | Signed First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1988 NY: Doubleday First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Prophecy | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Prophecy | Signed First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1994 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sweet Heart | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Sweet Heart | Signed First Edition Copy

1990 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Twilight | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Twilight | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1993 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Twist of the Knife, A | James, Peter | Signed First Edition UK Book James, Peter | Twist of the Knife, A | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  November 2014 LON: Macmillan   First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Want You Dead | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | Want You Dead | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  November 2014 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Want You Dead | James, Peter | Signed First Edition UK Book James, Peter | Want You Dead | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2014 LON: Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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You Are Dead | James, Peter | Signed First Edition Book James, Peter | You Are Dead | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book October 2015 NY: Minotaur      First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Peter James Bibliography

Roy Grace Series

  1. Dead Simple (2005)
  2. Looking Good Dead (2006)
  3. Not Dead Enough (2007)
  4. Dead Man's Footsteps (2008)
  5. Dead Tomorrow (2009)
  6. Dead Like You (2010)
  7. Dead Man's Grip (2011)
  8. Not Dead Yet (2012)
  9. Dead Man's Time (2013)
  10. Want You Dead (2014)
  11. You Are Dead (2015)

Other Novels

  • Dead Letter Drop (1981)
  • Atom Bomb Angel (1982)
  • Billionaire (1983)
  • Travelling Man (1984)
  • Biggles: The Untold Story (1986)
  • Possession (1988)
  • Dreamer (1989)
  • Sweet Heart (1991)
  • Twilight (1991)
  • Prophecy (1993)
  • Host (1994)
  • Alchemist (1996)
  • Getting Wired (1996)
  • The Truth (1997)
  • Denial (2000)
  • Faith (2000)
  • The Perfect Murder (2010)
  • Perfect People (2011)
  • Short Shockers (2013)
  • A Twist of the Knife: Short Story Collections (2014)
  • House on Cold Hill (October 2015)

Peter James Awards

  • 2005 Krimi-Blitz, Best Crime Writer of the year in Germany
  • 2006 Le Prix Polar International, Comme Une Tombe (French translation of Dead Simple)
  • 2007 Le Prix Cur Noir at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines festival, Comme Une Tombe (French translation of Dead Simple)
  • 2011 ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Winner, People's Bestseller Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year
  • 2011 Barry Award, winner, Dead Man's Grip
  • 2013 Argus Outstanding Contribution to Sussex Award
  • 2014 Sainsbury's eBook of the Year Award - Winner - Want You Dead
  • 2015 WHSmith. The Best Crime Author of all Time - Winner
  • 2015 Dead Good Readers Dr Lecter Award for Scariest Villain - Winner - You Are Dead


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