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Looking Good Dead

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One single act of kindness becomes an endless reign of terror. . . Tom Bryce did what any decent person would do. But within hours of picking up the CD that had been left behind on the train seat next to him, and attempting to return it to its owner, he is the sole witness to a vicious murder. Then his young family are threatened with their lives if he goes to the police. But supported by his wife, Kellie, he bravely makes a statement to the murder enquiry team headed by Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, a man with demons of his own to contend with. And from that moment the killing of the Bryce family becomes a mere formality - and a grisly attraction. Notice of Kellie and Tom's deaths has already been posted on the internet. You can log on and see them on a website. They are looking good dead. Looking Good Dead is the second bestselling title in the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series from number one author Peter James. 'Full of gripping twists and turns' Guardianshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 36mm | 379.99g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New Edition
  • 1447262492
  • 9781447262497
  • 5,357

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I couldn't put it down. -- Mark Timlin * Independent * Sharply plotted, suitably sordid. * Daily Express * James dreams up a horrific intersection of extreme perversion and Internet technology in his frightening, expertly constructed second Det. Supt. Roy Grace novel . . . the rapid-fire suspense builds to a terrifying, graphic conclusion that leaves tantalizing room for future installments in the series. * Publishers Weekly * A sick website which features videos of people being murdered is at the dark heart of this razor-sharp crime thriller. Gripping - but not for the faint-hearted. * News of the World * I couldn't put it down. -- Mark Timlin * Independent * Sharply plotted, suitably sordid. * Daily Express * James dreams up a horrific intersection of extreme perversion and Internet technology in his frightening, expertly constructed second Det. Supt. Roy Grace novel . . . the rapid-fire suspense builds to a terrifying, graphic conclusion that leaves tantalizing room for future installments in the series. * Publishers Weekly * A sick website which features videos of people being murdered is at the dark heart of this razor-sharp crime thriller. Gripping - but not for the faint-hearted. * News of the World *show more

About Peter James

Peter James is the international bestselling author of many award-winning novels. His Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series, set in Brighton, has been translated into thirty-seven languages with worldwide sales of over eighteen million copies, and has given him eleven consecutive Sunday Times number ones. In 2015 WHSmith customers publicly voted him the Greatest Crime Author of All Time and in 2016 he became the recipient of the coveted CWA Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement award for sustained excellence. Peter has also written a short story collection, A Twist of the Knife, and his standalone titles include Perfect People and The House on Cold Hill. The Perfect Murder, Dead Simple and Not Dead Enough have all been turned into smash-hit stage plays. All his novels reflect his deep interest in the world of the police. Three of his novels have been filmed and before becoming a full-time author he produced numerous films, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons. He divides his time between his homes in Notting Hill, London and near Brighton in Sussex.show more

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I couldn't put it down. Mark Timlin Independentshow more

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6,247 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 35% (2,161)
4 44% (2,745)
3 18% (1,097)
2 3% (193)
1 1% (51)
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