An Evening with Peter James

Thursday 15 September, 6.30pm, The Pantry Restaurant, Jarrold, £10 / £8 conc

Join us for an evening in the company of Peter James, 2016 CWA Diamond Dagger winner and author of the detective Roy Grace series. His multiple award-winning, Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling novels have been translated into 37 languages. James will discuss his research methods and how interviews with criminals and experts in forgery, DNA testing and explosives all informed his latest novel Love You Dead. 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter James book cover small.jpgPeter James was educated at Charterhouse and then at film school. He lived in North America for a number of years, working as a screen writer and film producer, before returning to England. His multiple award-winning, Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling novels have been translated into 37 languages. His writings reflect his deep interest in medicine, science and the world of the police. He has produced numerous films, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes. He also co-created the hit Channel 4 series Bedsitcom, which was nominated for a Rose d’Or. Peter James won the Krimi-Blitz 2005 Crime Writer of the Year Award in Germany, and Dead Simple won both the 2006 Prix Polar International award and the 2007 Prix Cœur Noir award in France. Looking Good Dead was shortlisted for the 2007 Richard and Judy Crime Thriller of the Year award, and has been shortlisted for both France’s SNCF award and Le Grand Prix de Littérature Policère. He divides his time between his homes in Notting Hill in London and Sussex. Website

‘His work isn’t guts-and-gore potboilers, but meticulous study of police work’ – The New York Times