Author of the Cooper and Fry crime series.
Stephen Booth biography and information
Stephen Booth worked briefly as a teacher and for 25 years as a newspaper and magazine journalist before he became a full-time author in 2001. His work on the Cooper and Fry crime series about two young detectives working in Derbyshire's Peak District, has won him international acclaim. Locations from his books are even part of the Peak Experience visitor's guide produced by the Peak District National Park Authority.
He currently lives in Nottinghamshire with his wife and has a keen interest in breeding pedigree dairy goats. He is a firm advocator of the UK library service.
Book and writing awards
Anthony Awards First Novel nomination 2001 (Black Dog), Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award 2003 (Blind to the Bones), Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award finalist 2006 (One Last Breath), Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award finalist 2007 (The Dead Place).
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