A Twist of the Knife

A Twist of the Knife

Book - 2014
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Combining stories from ebook story collections Short Shockers One and Short Shockers Two, and with never-before-seen new material, this is a story collection you won't forget. From a woman intent on revenge, to a restaurant critic with a fear of the number thirteen, and from a story of ghostly terror to the first ever case of his best-loved Detective, Roy Grace, James exposes the Achilles heels of each of his characters, and makes us question how well we can trust ourselves, and each other. Funny, sad, but always shocking, each tale carries a twist that will haunt readers for days after they turn the final page . . .
Publisher: London :, Macmillan,, 2014.
ISBN: 9780230764378
Characteristics: 370 pages ; 24 cm


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May 19, 2017

Best mystery book of all time! Very entertaining and good for many laughs. If you haven't checked out this book of short stories by Peter James, make sure you do. It is worth it and you won't be disappointed. Great read.

19coco55 Jan 19, 2015

don't waste your time!
too many other good books out there.
try a martin limon or michael harvey

Dec 21, 2014

Oh, the disappointment !! Peter James is one of my favourite authors, and I always eagerly anticipate each new book that he publishes. This collection of short stories was supremely disappointing. It's the first book of his I didn't bother finishing. I'm not sure if Mr James is having a mid-life crisis, but each story seemed obsessed with sex and childless couples, not his usual calibre.

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