Dead Simple

Dead Simple

Book - 2011
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It was meant to be a harmless stag-night prank. A few hours later Michael Harrison has disappeared and his friends are dead. With only three days to the wedding, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace - a man haunted by the shadow of his own missing wife - is contacted by Michael's beautiful, distraught fianc#65533;e, Ashley Harper.Grace discovers that the one man who ought to know Michael Harrison'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 . . . Dead Simple is the stunning first novel in the number one bestselling Roy Grace series from award-winning author, Peter James.
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781447262480
9781405051637
1405051639
Branch Call Number: JAM
Characteristics: viii, 468 p.

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FVReader
Jun 19, 2017

Definitely a gruesome premise: buried alive, a man waits for his "friends" to come back and release him....but they are all killed in a car accident.....and no one comes back.
The chapters told from inside the coffin are claustrophobic and terrifying.
Lots of descriptions of the rooms, scenes, clothing, actions. At first, one pays attention....the scene could hold a clue. But, no, it's just description, so one starts to skim the descriptions.

I found the rest to be rather cheesy. The conversations, the situations, the chauvinism.....it was all old time and clich├ęd.

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maipenrai
Nov 16, 2016

The first book in the Roy Grace series. Looking Good Dead (2006)
(The second book in the Roy Grace series) HENN CTY DOES NOT HAVE THIS SECOND BOOK, BUT IT IS AVAILABLE THRU MNLINK

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Oicks
Jul 21, 2014

Amazing book! Has a ton of unpredictable twists that blew my mind.

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emerge
Sep 19, 2011

The problem with this book is you have to make it through the first 200 pages to get to the good stuff. It's very slow & detailed up til then, full of painstaking police procedurals & I kept putting it down. Then it gets interesting as the plot finally becomes surprising & convoluted enough to get your attention til the end. Too bad things didn't pick up earlier.

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h19835195
Aug 12, 2011

Fantastic. Everything you want from a really good thriller. Peter James is a superb author.

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rahmmie
Jul 21, 2011

Very good book, entertaining, fast-paced, well written

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