Virtual romance becomes terrifying obsession in Want You Dead. Single girl, redhead, 33, with a love life that's crashed and burned, seeks new flame for fun, friendship and - who knows - more maybe? When Red Cameron meets handsome, charming and rich Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency, there is an instant attraction. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past, and his dark side, begins to emerge. Everything he has told Red about himself turns out to be a tissue of lies, and her infatuation with him gradually turns to terror. Within a year, and under police protection, she evicts him from her flat and her life. But her nightmare is only just beginning. For Bryce is obsessed with her, and he intends to destroy everything and everyone she has ever known and loved - and then her too...
About the Author
Peter James is a multi-No. 1 bestselling author. Peter James' books have sold more than 13 million copies worldwide and been translated into 35 languages. 2014 marks 10 years of the original Brighton detective, Roy Grace. Peter James was educated at Charterhouse, then at film school. He lived in North America for a number of years, and worked as a screenwriter and film producer. In 2014, Roy Grace will appear on stage for the first time, with a play of Peter's story "The Perfect Murder" touring theatres around the UK. Former Chair of the Crime Writers Association, James has also collaborated with writer Ian Rankin on a short story In the Nick of Time, which unites Roy Grace with Ian Rankin's central character, Detective Inspector John Rebus.
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Comments about Want You Dead:
Characters and dialogue didn't come across as very believable or sympathetic to me (and I'm not talking about the killer). Plotline sort of ok but I think the whole book could have been seriously edited without loss.
'Peter James is one of the best British crime writers' Lee Child
Series: Roy Grace
Number Of Pages: 405
Published: 1st August 2014
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.4 x 3.1
Weight (kg): 0.55