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Fans of Peter James and his best-selling Roy Grace series of crime novels know that his audiobooks draw on in-depth research into the lives of Brighton and Hove police and are set in a world every bit as gritty as the real thing. His friend, Graham Bartlett, was a long-serving detective in the city once described as Britain's crime capital. Together, in Death Comes Knocking, they have given a gripping account of the city's most challenging cases, taking the listener from crime scenes and incident rooms to the morgue and introducing some of the real-life detectives who inspired Peter James' characters.

Whether it's the murder of a dodgy nightclub owner and his family in Sussex's worst nonterrorist mass murder or the race to find the abductor of a young girl; tracking down the antique trade's most notorious 'knocker boys' or nailing an audacious ring of forgers; or hunting for a cold-blooded killer who executed a surfer or catching a pair who kidnapped a businessman, leaving him severely beaten, to die on a hillside, the authors skillfully evoke the dangerous inside story of policing, the personal toll it takes and the dedication of those who risk their lives to keep the public safe.

©2016 Graham Bartlett (P)2016 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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  • Busster
  • 07-27-16

excellent background to the Roy Grace novels.

Excellent background to the Roy Grace novels and what it's like to be a policeman.

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  • Kelly
  • 11-28-16

Brilliant - definitely recommend

brilliant book. I found that this 'gelled' all the Roy Grace books- it gives the other real life accounts of the characters and stories in the books

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  • bradley
  • 09-20-16

Brilliant

As a Roy Grace reader this books gives a great insight to the real life police officer

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  • J
  • 09-13-16

Very interesting and good for all Peter James fans

If anyone likes reading stories by Peter James they will find this very interesting, so I recommend they give it a try

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  • Barry Taylor
  • 08-05-17

DISAPPOINTING

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

Can not think of anyone who hasn't read Peter James, due to the constant references to his novels

What was most disappointing about Graham Bartlett and Peter James ’s story?

I believe Peter James's contribution to this book was to advertise his Roy Grace Novels

What three words best describe Daniel Weyman’s voice?

Relaxing, believable, listenable

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Death Comes Knocking?

All references to Roy Grace novels by Peter James

Any additional comments?

Having read/listened and enjoyed all the Roy Grace books I thought it sad that Peter James felt the necessity to promote his novels in this way.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-26-17

Brilliant

I enjoyed everything about this book. I remember some of the real things that happened in this book so it was very interesting.

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  • Sandy
  • 06-14-17

Dull

This book was incredibly dull and most irritating was the constant referrals back to similar incidences in the PD James stories. Why??

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  • Jan roebuck
  • 07-21-16

Ok

If you like Peter James books then this is a bit disappointing. It is a conglomerate of crimes that took part in his books without the unknown. Became a bit too Police techniques and handbook style.