Interview with Crime and thriller novelist Peter James in South Africa

Peter James, one of the United Kingdom’s treasured crime and thriller novelists, recently had an interview with South African television while promoting his latest novel. We came across the piece and found it quite interesting: Peter James has written novels such as Dead Like You, Dead Man’s Grip and Not Dead Yet, which went straight ON the Sunday Times bestseller list. His novels have also sold over fourteen million copies worldwide.

Our key takeaway from this video was the ever increasing importance of doing research for writing thrillers nowadays: In the video the author elaborates how he goes out with the police force on different cases and how he picks up threads of his stories from what he encounters in the field.