Book List in Order:20 titles


  • District backdrop prove fatal for one walking party They knew the danger, but they went anyway... "Almost before she'd stopped breathing, a swirl of mist snaked across her legs and settled in her hair, clutching her in its chilly embrac...


  • How do you prove a murder without a body? Ten years ago, Reece Bower was accused of killing his wife, a crime he always denied. Extensive police searches near his home in Bakewell found no trace of Annette Bower's remains, and the case against...


  • Residents of the Peak District are used to tourists descending on its soaring hills and brooding valleys. However, this summer brings a different kind of visitor to the idyllic landscape, leaving behind bodies and secrets. A series of suicides thr...


  • Welcome to the picturesque English village of Shawhead, where there's one road in and one road out. And on that road this morning is an abandoned vehicle...with an ominous bloodstain inside. It's a mystery. It could be a murder. Where and who is t...


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    When it comes to murder, nothing is sacred . . . For centuries, mourners in Derbyshire have used the Corpse Bridge to cross the River Dove and reach their village burial grounds. When a developer plans to deconsecrate the land by turning it int...


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    Some sins won't wash away . . . A summer of endless rain in the Peak District leaves the officers of Derbyshire's criminal investigation department with a problem. They have discovered a man's body lying in shallow water, but torrential downpours ...


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    DS Ben Cooper comes closer to death than he ever has before in the new Cooper/Fry case: As moorland fires sweep across the Peak District national park, hundreds of firefighters and park rangers battle to prevent flames reaching a remote inn, once ...


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    In the heart of summer, in the dead of night, something wakes you. The house is quiet. The children are sleeping. The kitchen is empty. Except for the body on the floor. A series of brutal home invasions is terrorizing the Peak District. Until now, t...






  • As he watches criminals target a French lorry in a layby, Stones McClure thinks his plans might actually come together for once. He's looking forward to a life full of everything he could possibly want - money, cars, a pair of fancy cowboy boots. But...


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    THE KILL CALL is the 9th novel in the multiple award-winning Cooper & Fry series. On a rain-swept Derbyshire moor, hounds from the local foxhunt find the body of a well-dressed man whose head has been crushed. Yet an anonymous 999 caller reports the ...


  • The atmospheric and terrifying new Peak District thriller, featuring Detectives Fry and Cooper from the award-winning Stephen Booth. For decades, Pity Wood Farm has been a source of employment for poor workers passing through Rakedale, migrants with...


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    Detective Constable Ben Cooper and Detective Sergeant Diane Fry must uncover the secrets of two grim murder scenes in England's Peak District--one inexplicable...and the other unspeakable. How do you investigate the murder of a woman without a lif...


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    Hailed by the Washington Times as "one of the elite British crime writers," Stephen Booth returns to England's atmospheric Peak District, where Detective Constable Ben Cooper and Detective Sergeant Diane Fry are drawn one cryptic clue at a time to wh...


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    Set in England's legendary Peak District, Stephen Booth's acclaimed mysteries tell tales of men and women under siege by both ordinary life and extraordinary crime. Now, in a stunning, fascinatingly intelligent novel, Booth's uneasy young policeman, ...


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    Something sinister is happening on the desolate moors of England's Peak District. The villagers of Withens are dying. Nineteen-year-old Emma Renshaw disappeared two years ago. Her body has never been found, and her parents still cling to the hope tha...


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    The author of Dancing With the Virgins offers a new detective novel starring investigator Detective Sergeant Diane Fry, whose latest case involves three bodies that have suddenly and mysteriously appeared on her doorstep, as she and her colleague, De...


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    Stephen Booth's award-winning novel, Black Dog, was hailed as "an impressive performance" (The Denver Post). Now, Constables Ben Cooper and Diane Fry must contend with a killer whose motives are shrouded in bloody history. DANCING WITH THE VIRGINS In...


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    As helicopters search Northern England's Peak District for fifteen-year-old Laura Vernon, Detective Constable Ben Cooper quietly dreads the worst. And when her body is found in the woods, Cooper's investigation begins with a short list of markedly un...


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    A 'Sunday Times' bestseller in the UK, LOST RIVER is the 10th novel in the multiple award-winning Cooper & Fry series, set in England's beautiful and atmospheric Peak District. A May Bank Holiday in the Peak District is ruined by the tragic drowning ...