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Dead in the Dark

Dead in the Dark

Master crime writer Stephen Booth ventures into the Peak District’s dark subterranean world for a brand new, stunning and gasp-inducing Cooper & Fry thriller.

‘A modern master’
Guardian

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 him collapsed.

But now memories of the original investigation have been resurrected for Detective Inspector Ben Cooper – because Reece Bower himself has disappeared, and his new wife wants answers.

Cooper can’t call on the Major Crime Unit and DS Diane Fry for help unless he can prove a murder took place – impossible without a body. As his search moves into the caves and abandoned mines in the isolated depths of Lathkilldale, the question is: who would want revenge for the death of Annette Bower?
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 17th May 2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780751567571

Reviews

An elegant reflection of what's happening in the country at large.
The Book Bag
The Peak District setting is as striking as ever . . . the ever-present threat of violence will get under your skin.
Real Crime
This is an enjoyable, very readable yet understated crime novel by an accomplished author.
Crime Fiction Lover
Clever, beautifully written and superbly plotted, this is an entertaining page-turner with a compelling twist in the tail.
Lancashire Evening Post
I love reading about these characters. I love the world in which Ben moves and I really enjoy the cases with which he is confronted. I always look forward to the next installment of this wonderful series.
For Winter Nights