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Need you Dead – Peter James


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Book 13 of the Roy Grace series

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Need you Dead – Peter James

“Need You Dead” by Peter James is a gripping addition to the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series, offering readers a tantalizing mix of suspense, crime-solving, and the relentless pursuit of justice. In this novel, Peter James once again demonstrates his talent for crafting intricate plots and multifaceted characters that keep readers on the edge of their seats.

The story revolves around Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, who is called to investigate a seemingly straightforward case of a missing person. However, as the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear that there is more to this disappearance than meets the eye. The victim, Lorna Belling, was in an abusive marriage, and her husband has a history of violence. As Grace delves deeper into the case, he unravels a web of secrets, lies, and hidden motives, leading to a shocking revelation that will change everything.

One of the strengths of “Need You Dead” is its well-drawn characters, particularly Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. Grace is a compelling protagonist, known for his dedication to his work and his relentless pursuit of justice. His complex personal life adds depth to his character, making him relatable and human. As he races against time to solve the case, readers are drawn into the intricacies of his life and the challenges he faces on both professional and personal fronts.

Peter James’s writing is both engaging and authentic, immersing readers in the world of police investigations with meticulous attention to detail. His research and understanding of police procedure lend credibility to the story, providing a realistic backdrop for Grace’s investigative efforts.

The pacing of “Need You Dead” is expertly executed, with Peter James skillfully building tension and suspense throughout. The novel is filled with unexpected twists and turns that keep readers engrossed, eagerly turning pages to uncover the truth. The sense of urgency and the relentless pursuit of answers make it a true page-turner.

Beyond the suspenseful plot, “Need You Dead” explores themes of domestic abuse, manipulation, and the enduring impact of trauma. It raises thought-provoking questions about the complexities of human relationships and the resilience of individuals in the face of adversity.

In “Need You Dead,” Peter James delivers a compelling and emotionally charged thriller that showcases his storytelling prowess. Whether you’re a devoted fan of the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series or new to Peter James’s work, this novel is a must-read for anyone who enjoys crime fiction with a complex detective, intricate plots, and a relentless pursuit of the truth. Prepare to be immersed in a world of suspense, intrigue, and the quest for justice as Roy Grace uncovers the dark secrets hidden beneath the surface.


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Weight 0.38 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13 × 3.5 cm