You Are Dead

You Are Dead

Large Print - 2015 | Large print ed
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"Detective Superintendent Roy Grace and his Major Crime Team investigate two seemingly unconnected events--the disappearance of a young woman and the discovery of the remains of another young woman who appears to have been dead for thirty years. When another woman goes missing and another body is found, Grace believes Brighton has its first serial killer"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, c2015
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781628998887
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Jame
Characteristics: 576 pages (large print) ; 22 cm


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rb3221 Sep 05, 2016

A serial killer is branding his victims with U R DEAD. James makes the story very interesting by telling it from three separate viewpoints - Grace, the perpetrator and one of the victims, Logan Somerville.
It is a fast paced enjoyable typical Roy Grace adventure with a nice flow but with perhaps too many detailed police procedures. I recommend it but James' novels are best read from the beginning to fully appreciate all the characters with their ever changing lives [example: Grace's former wife Sandy's saga continues - is she/isn't she still alive?
And so onto the next novel in the series.

May 22, 2016

I agree, to heavy on procedure.
did not finish reading this one

Aug 07, 2015

It was my first book in the "Dead" series so I can say these titles do not need to be read in order. Probably one would want to read the series in order if one wanted to follow the private life of DS Roy Grace. Good read, but I was annoyed about the names of the characters in this novel with the main male character getting a female name - Grace - and the main missing female person/victim getting a male name - Logan. I would read another novel in this series.

Jul 23, 2015

Enjoy this series but he is very heavy on procedure. While I guess it adds authenticity, it detracts from the story flow for me.

Jul 05, 2015

Absolutely love the Roy Grace books and this one doesn't disappoint.

Jun 20, 2015

As expected, a gruesome page-turner with a well-sustained mystery for all the problem-solvers.


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