In Dead Man’s Time,
the latest from international bestselling author Peter James, Roy Grace finds
himself up against that most dangerous of all adversaries—a man with fury in
his heart who has nothing to lose.
New York, 1922. Five-year-old Gavin Daly and his
seven-year-old sister, Aileen, are boarding the SS Mauretania to Dublin—and
safety. Their mother has been shot and their Irish mobster father abducted.
Suddenly, a messenger hands Gavin a piece of paper on which are written four
names and eleven numbers, a cryptic message that will haunt him all his life,
and his father’s pocket watch. As the ship sails, Gavin watches Manhattan fade
into the dusk and makes a promise, that one day he will return and find his
Brighton, 2012. Detective Superintendent Roy Grace
investigates a savage burglary in Brighton, in which an old lady is murdered
and ten million euros of antiques have been taken, including a rare vintage
watch. To Grace’s surprise, the antiques are unimportant to her family—it is
the watch they want back. As his investigation probes deeper, he realizes he
has kicked over a hornet’s nest of new and ancient hatreds. At its heart is one
man, Gavin Daly, the dead woman’s ninety-five-year-old brother. He has a score
to settle and a promise to keep—both of which lead to a murderous trail linking
the antiques world of Brighton, the crime fraternity of Spain’s Marbella, and
Roy Grace, in a race against the clock to stop another
killing, has met his most dangerous adversary yet. Download and start listening now!