• Dead Simple

  • Roy Grace, Book 1
  • By: Peter James
  • Narrated by: William Gaminara
  • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (141 ratings)

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Dead Simple

By: Peter James
Narrated by: William Gaminara
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Publisher's summary

Meet Detective Superintendent Roy Grace on his unforgettable first major case in Dead Simple, by award winning crime author Peter James.

It was meant to be a harmless stag-night prank. But a few hours later, the groom has disappeared and his friends are dead.

With only three days to the wedding, Roy Grace is contacted by the man’s distraught fiancée to unearth what happened on that fateful night.

The one man who ought to know of the groom’s whereabouts is saying nothing. But then he has a lot more to gain than anyone realizes, for one man’s disaster is another man’s fortune . . .

Although the Roy Grace novels can be listened to in any order, Dead Simple is the first thrilling title in the bestselling series. Enjoy more of the Brighton detective’s investigations with Looking Good Dead and Not Dead Enough.

Now a major ITV series, Grace, starring John Simm.

©2006 Really Scary Books / Peter James (P)2006 Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Critic reviews

"Neat and nasty to the very end." ( The Oldie)
"Gathers menace to get you sitting stiffly upright with dread before it ends." (The Times)