Peter James reaches Number One

Peter James, the bestselling Brighton crime author, has knocked off Girl on a Train from its 15 week stint at the Number One spot with his latest Roy Grace novel You Are Dead (Macmillan).

This week The Bookseller reported that You Are Dead had “sold 10,317 hardback units giving the Brighton-based author his fourth Original Fiction number one”.

Of his success, Peter James said “I am thrilled to have hit the Number 1 spot again and all the more so to have gone straight in at No 1.  I owe a massive thank you to all my wonderful readers, and to the support of the press and so many people throughout the UK.  I think it is the best possible feeling an author can have!”

Your Are Dead is available in hardback priced £20

Twist of the knife PBB A Twist of the Knife, Peter’s first collection of short stories, is out in paperback on 4th June (Pan, £7.99)  

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