Down Under And Back…

Apologies for being remiss with my blog – have been on a book promo tour in New Zealand and Australia and finally heading home now. Managed to avoid the perils of the Christchurch earthquake (but was there in March…)  and managed to avoid being poisoned, stung or eaten in Australia.  Read the charming statistic that…

THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE LOBSTER & THE EEL

Some of you may have read in my May 6th, 2010, blog (http://blog.peterjames.com/2010/05/now-you-seafood.html) the grim tale of the car that was pulled out of Shoreham Harbour, ten years ago, which had been underwater for an estimated four weeks.  Inside were a lobster, a plump eel and what appeared on first inspection to be a football.…

THE TITLE’S THE STORY……

Thought I would share this with you, written by one of my fabulous fans, Maria Annand.  She has created a story using all the titles of my novels….  I think she’s done a brilliant job, I love it! “Petra Jameson stared bleakly out of the window. The one time SWEETHEART of the silver screen was…

THE POWER OF ROY GRACE TO STOP TRAINS!

I just received this wonderful email from a reader, which I thought you’d like to see!!! Dear Peter My daughter, Tamar, somewhat the worse for wear last Friday, was running at Victoria Station  for one of the last trains to Brighton, when the signed copy of your latest masterpiece fell from her bag, bounced on the…

LUNCH WITH PETER JAMES!

I am speaking at one of the Daily Mail’s famous literary lunches, on Thursday September) 30th, at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. My fellow speakers will be Barbara Taylor Bradford and Quentin Letts, and the Master of Ceremonies, Gyles Brandreth. Tickets are £65. If you would like to come please send cheques payable to Daily…

SALES OR AWARDS BLOG

Well, it was groundhog day again last Thursday at Harrogate. There I was, a shortlisted author for the third year running for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year, sitting in the auditorium as the winner was announced (the very charming RJ Ellory) with my Happy Loser Smile on my face. That same…

A TIP FOR ALL AUTHORS!

I had a novel experience this afternoon, while I was signing books at a large outdoor public event.  It was the 250th anniversary celebrations of Shoreham Harbour, the major seaport at the western extremity of Brighton, and I had written a foreward for the book commemorating this event.  I was signing copies both of this…

Back On Track…

Well folks, almost exactly a year since my high speed crash on the Oulton Park race circuit, in my 2CV – which you can see here in YouTube if you missed it! I was back behind the wheel of a race car this weekend at Castle Combe. I was driving this works Honda Accord, one…