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The Week in Books

10 Trending Fiction Books of March ’21

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As we enter into Spring and leave the cold behind, we’re taking a look at the top 10 trending fiction books of March. It’s been a wild month full of uncertainty, hope, nostalgia, and discovery. Read on to find out which titles have been trending at World of Books, and some reasons why! From books awaiting their highly anticipated adaptations in 2021 to old classics, we just can’t get enough of…

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5 Things to Love About Roy Grace

5 things to love about roy grace


Peter James’ bestselling Roy Grace crime series is soon to be brought to life on the small screen with ITV. John Simm will be playing Detective Inspector Roy Grace, the Brighton-based sleuth who’s captured the attention of crime and mystery readers across the globe. The Roy Grace TV adaptation begins on March 14th, so in celebration of Peter James’ fantastic detective, we want to share five things to love about Roy Grace.

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Book Reviews

Dead at First Sight – Peter James | Book Review

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My name is Vanessa and I work as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at World of Books Group here in Goring-by-Sea. I love reading and enjoy crime thrillers, romance, and classic novels so I am really lucky to work at World of Books! I like to read a variety of genres otherwise it can get a little boring if you read the same type of books all the time, but my favourites are crime thrillers and whodunnits.

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Author Interviews

Peter James talks to World of Books.com about his career, crime, and Brighton

Crime writer Peter James was born 22nd August 1948 in Brighton (that’s near us!). The son of Cornelia Jones (the former glove-maker to Queen Elizabeth II no less!) During his childhood Peter attended Charterhouse School and then, in later years went on to study at Ravensbourne Film School. As a result of his training there, he travelled to North America, and spent several years as a screenwriter and film producer. Continue Reading