Having sold over 15 million copies of his Roy Grace novels worldwide, several of which went straight to #1 on the Sunday Times Bestseller list, it’s safe to say that Peter James is one of the most successful and well-loved crime thriller writers in the UK. As well as winning multiple literary awards in both the UK and US, Peter has also been chair of the Crime Writers’ Association and has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his services to literature and the community by the University of Brighton.

With the paperback for the tenth Roy Grace novel – Want You Dead- out on the 23rd October, and his collection of short stories – A Twist of the Knife – out November 6th, Peter is certainly busy at the moment. We were lucky enough to spend an hour with the man himself to ask a few exclusive questions about his new book, his experiences writing and researching and what he’s got coming up in the New Year.

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