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Dead Man's Grip

Dead Man's Grip

Detective Superintendent Roy Grace (Volume 7)

Peter James, read by Jamie Glover

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ISBN: 9781427213341


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Carly Chase is still traumatized ten days after being in a fatal traffic accident that kills a teenage American student from Brighton University. Then she receives news that turns her entire world into a living nightmare. The drivers of the other two vehicles involved have been found tortured and murdered. Now Detective Superintendent Roy Grace of the Sussex Police Force issues a stark and urgent warning to Carly: She could be next.

The student had deadly connections. Connections that stretch across the Atlantic to America and an organized crime group. Someone has sworn revenge and won't rest until the final person involved in that fateful accident is dead. The police advise Carly her only option is to go into hiding and change her identity. The terrified woman disagrees. She knows these people have ways of hunting you down anywhere. If the police are unable to stop them, she has to find a way to do it herself. But already the killer is one step ahead of her, watching, waiting, and ready.

Peter James' Dead Man's Grip is a chilling psychological thriller.


Dead Man's Grip

On the morning of the accident, Carly had forgotten to set the alarm and overslept. She woke with a bad hangover, a damp dog crushing her and the demented pounding of drums and cymbals coming from her son's...


Praise for Dead Man's Grip

“Possibly the most engrossing thriller since The Silence of the Lambs.” —Washington Post Book World on Dead Like You

“Sinister and riveting . . . Peter James is one of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world.” —Lee Child on Dead Like You

“A terrific thriller . . . Dead Like You is a haunting page-turner that seamlessly blends psychological suspense with police procedure, echoing the heart and voices of such authors as P. D. James and Ian Rankin at their best.” —Jeffery Deaver on Dead Like You

“Peter James creates worlds as familiar as your backyard, but doubly spicy, smart, and entertaining. Danger and drama leap from every page, as the master delivers precisely what every reader wants: plenty of sizzle and emotional clout. Dead Like You makes for a terrific read. Don't miss this one.” —Steve Berry on Dead Like You

“U.S. readers deserve to know what the rest of the world has known for years--Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business.” —Karin Slaughter on Dead Like You

“Thrilling . . . will leave readers eager for the next installment.” —Publishers Weekly on Dead Like You

About the author

Peter James, read by Jamie Glover

PETER JAMES is the #1 international bestselling author of the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series with more than 13 million copies sold all over the world. His novels have been translated into thirty-four languages and three have been filmed. All his novels reflect his deep interest in the world of the police, with whom he does in-depth research. He has produced numerous films, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, and Joseph Fiennes. He lives in England.

Jamie Glover is an English actor, known for portraying Andrew Treneman in Waterloo Road. He has provided the voices for many popular video game characters, including Remus Lupin in the video game adaptation of Harry Potter, and General Maximillian Veers in Star Wars: Battlefront II. Jamie is an Audie Award Finalist, and his "elegantly restrained and deeply felt narration achieves an understated and unforgettable listening experience." --AudioFile Magazine

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