Here at World of Books, we’re proud of our achievements and have been very lucky to have been shortlisted for a number of awards over the years – and we’ve won a few too! Today it was announced that we’ve won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise recognises and celebrates business excellence in the UK.
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.