Christmas is for the Kids (Short Reads)

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Pan Macmillan, Dec 2, 2011 - Fiction - 21 pages
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It was Christmas Eve when Kate saw the young boy, struggling to hold the groceries in the supermarket. When she offers to give him a lift, it isn't long before his sadness hints at a deeper tragedy. What happened that Christmas at the Hogarth place? And can Kate make this Christmas better for him and his family? Featuring the first two chapters of Peter James's chilling novel, Perfect People.

Christmas is for the Kids was previously published in the short story collection Short Shockers One and is included in Peter James' gripping short story collection, A Twist of the Knife.

 

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Peter James was educated at Charterhouse then at film school. He lived in North America for a number of years, working as a screenwriter and film producer before returning to England. His novels, including the Sunday Times Number One bestselling Roy Grace series have been translated into thirty-four languages, with world sales of sixteen million copies, and three have been filmed. In addition to his popular Roy Grace series, Peter has also written a short story collection, A Twist of the Knife, and several standalone titles, including The House on Cold Hill, The Perfect Murder, Atom Bomb Angel and Billionaire. All his novels reflect his deep interest in the world of the police, with whom he does in-depth research, as well as science, medicine and the paranormal. He has also produced numerous films, including The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes. He divides his time between his homes in Notting Hill, London and near Brighton in Sussex.

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