American mobsters face off against England's greatest detective, Roy Grace, in Peter James' №1 international bestseller "Dead Man's Grip" Carly Chase is traumatized after being in a fatal traffic accident that kills a teenage student from Brighton University. Ten days later, she receives news that turns her entire world into a living nightmare. The drivers of the other two vehicles involved have been found tortured and murdered. Now Detective Superintendent Roy Grace of the Sussex Police force issues a stark and urgent warning to Carly: She could be next. The student had deadly connections stretching across the Atlantic to America and an organized crime group. Someone has sworn revenge and won't rest until the final person involved in that fateful accident is dead. If the police are unable to stop him, Carly has to find a way to do it herself. But the killer is one step ahead of her, watching, waiting, and ready.