Book Nook: Not Dead Yet, by Peter James

Dec 19, 2012

Peter James returns to the program with the latest installment in his crime series that features Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. These thrillers are set in the English seaside city of Brighton. In this one,
"Not Dead Yet," Brighton is providing the setting for a Hollywood film and Roy Grace is in charge of the security detail assigned to safeguard a major recording star named Gaia Lafayette. She is starring in the movie.

Gaia's presence seems to bring out the crazies. One in particular, an obsessive fan who suffers from delusions about Gaia, is now stalking her. Peter James is writing from some personal experience here. He has been involved in the movie industry. And James has had a stalker of his own, an obsessed fan who would appear at all of his book signings.

In this interview the author shares his thoughts on Hollywood and what it feels like to be stalked. This novel is another searing read from a master of the genre.