Each book in the series ( up to this point) has the word “ Dead” in it. His series featuring Detective Superintendent Roy Grace have sold over 14 million copies world wide. The Brighton- set DSI Roy Grace books, Peter James' s bestselling series of crime fiction novels set in Brighton and starring Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, have been translated into thirty- seven languages with sales worldwide of over eighteen million copies. The tagline read, “ Four bodies, one suspect, no trace. Peter James is a British best selling writer of fictional crime novels.
The Detective Superintendent Roy Grace series began in with Dead Simple. Below is a list of Peter James’ Detective Superintendent Roy Grace novels in publication order and chronological order: Publication Order of Roy Grace Books. The first Roy Grace book, Dead Simple, was released in by Pan Macmillan. His research on the Grace novels, he claims, has given him insight into the daily life of a detective. Roy Grace is one of the two literary series authored by Peter James.