They Thought I Was Dead: Sandy’s Story


Author: James, Peter Published 23/05/2024 | Hardback
163 x 242 x 45 | 718g

ISBN: 9781529031430 Category:

Creator of Her Majesty Queen Camilla’s favourite fictional detective.

23 million books sold.

‘One of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world’ – Lee ChildPeter James, the number one, multi-million copy bestselling author of the Grace series returns to finally reveal the events of Roy Grace’s tortured past – the truth behind his wife’s disappearance. Thrillingly told from her perspective, this is Sandy’s story.

Some will know how it begins . . .

My name is Sandy.

My husband is Detective Superintendent Roy Grace.

But when I disappeared, even he couldn’t find me . . .

This is my story.

There’s more to Sandy than meets the eye. A woman with a dubious past, a complicated present and an uncertain future.

Then she was gone.

Some will think they know how it ends . . .

Her disappearance caused a nationwide search. Even the best detective on the force couldn’t find her.

They thought she was dead.

But nobody knows this . . .

Where did she go? Why did she run? What would cause a woman to leave her whole life behind andsimply vanish?For the first time the truth behind Sandy Grace’s dramatic disappearance is revealed. They Thought I Was Dead will thrill fans and new readers alike with its gripping story of a woman on the run. This is Sandy’s story.

*************’One of the best crime writers in the business’ – Karin Slaughter’This is the one I’ve been waiting for. And it’s a masterpiece of suspense. I quite literally couldn’t put it down – even when I was supposed to be doing other things . . .’ – Barbara Erskine, author of The Dream Weavers

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