Dead Man's Footsteps

Dead Man's Footsteps

Book - 2008
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Amid the tragic unfolding mayhem of the morning of 911, failed Brighton never-do-well Ronnie Wilson sees the chance of a lifetime, to disappear and reinvent himself in another country.
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2008.
ISBN: 9780230703773
Branch Call Number: JAMES
Characteristics: 467 p. ; 25 cm.


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rb3221 Jul 15, 2016

What a start to the novel: "If Ronnie Wilson had known as he woke up, that in just a couple of hours he would be dead, he would have planned his day somewhat differently."
Using the events of 9/11 as a backdrop, James juggles four different plots that all come together in a very interesting, suspenseful and overall satisfying conclusion. It is a fast paced thriller as it twists and turns through various characters and years even though it is a little wordy at times. My first Peter James novel in which I especially enjoyed Roy Grace and now on to the next one.

Aug 31, 2011

Another great thriller by one of my favourite authors. I just can't get enough of Peter James and Detective Superintendant Roy Grace !

Aug 30, 2011

Enjoyed this - my first book by this author.
A good plot with lots of action - does require you to pay attention!

Aug 07, 2011

I found this one disappointing compared to his other books, simply not as good

Jul 20, 2011

This is a good read. There is a complicted plot in which all the loose ends are tied up in a most satisfactory manner. Great cast of characters at Brighton/Hove police--reminds me of the 87th precinct.

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