Hollywood actress Sharon Stone has been romantically linked to British writer PETER JAMES.

The 47-year-old screen beauty, who divorced her third husband Phil Bronstein early last year (04), met James, 57, while in London filming Basic Instinct 2, according to pals.

The couple have been spotted dining out at some of London's top restaurants during the three months they're said to have been dating. James is currently separated from his lawyer wife GEORGINA.