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Peter James

UK (1948 - )

Peter James is the author of several very successful thrillers, two of which have been made into successful TV films. More are in production now. He was born in 1948 and educated at Charterhouse. He lives in Sussex near Lewes.
 
Series contributed to
The Perfect Murder
 
Anthologies containing stories by Peter James
Dark Voices 4: The Pan Book of HorrorCyber-KillersDancing with the Dark
 
Short stories
Propellor (1992)
Virtually Alive (1995)
One Extra for Dinner (1997)


Awards
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1995) : Alchemist
BCA Crime Thriller of the Year Best Novel nominee (2007) : Looking Good Dead


Links to other websites
peterjames.com


Peter James recommends
Sheep
Sheep (1994)
Simon Maginn
"The best debut novel I have read since [[The Wasp Factory]]."
A Terrible Beauty
A Terrible Beauty (2003)
(Katie Maguire, book 1)
Graham Masterton
"One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time."
Burial
Burial (2009)
Neil Cross
"Stunning... it has been a long time since I've read a novel so compelling, chilling and satisfying."
A Deadly Trade
A Deadly Trade (2009)
(Detective Kubu, book 2)
Michael Stanley
"I was gripped from the first page."
The Gemini Factor
The Gemini Factor (2010)
Paul Kane
"A new, scarily original fearmonger. Watch out for this guy - carefully!"
Cut and Run
Cut and Run (2010)
(Joe Hunter Thriller, book 4)
Matt Hilton
"A sparkling new talent."
Where the Shadows Lie
Where the Shadows Lie (2010)
(Fire and Ice, book 1)
Michael Ridpath
"Michael Ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, fresh location."
City of Dreadful Night
City of Dreadful Night (2010)
(Brighton, book 1)
Peter Guttridge
"A gripping yarn, brilliantly melding Brighton's murderous past with its murderous present. I loved it!"
Storm Warning
Storm Warning (2010)
Vanessa Gebbie
"Vanessa Gebbie is a massively gifted writer. Her harrowing honesty pulls no punches."
Birthdays for the Dead
Birthdays for the Dead (2012)
(Ash Henderson, book 1)
Stuart MacBride
"MacBride is a damned fine writer - no one does dark and gritty like him."
Redemption Song
Redemption Song (2012)
Amanda Coetzee
"Tough, vivid, brutal and compelling. I was gripped and intrigued from the very first page. Amanda Coetzee writes with verve and energy in a very original voice."
Settled Blood
Settled Blood (2012)
(Kate Daniels , book 2)
Mari Hannah
"Brutal and engaging."
The Lost
The Lost (2013)
(Paula Maguire, book 1)
Claire McGowan
"Claire McGowan will undoubtedly become a major name in crime fiction."



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