Fall Down Dead (Hardback)Stephen Booth (author)
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'Crime writing at its finest'
The dramatic, gripping new Cooper & Fry crime thriller from bestseller Stephen Booth sees the stunning Peak District 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 embrace, hiding her body from view. It would be hours before she was found."
The mountain of Kinder Scout offers the most incredible views of the Peak District, but when thick fog descends there on a walking party led by enigmatic Darius Roth, this spectacular landscape is turned into a death trap that claims a life.
For DI Ben Cooper however, something about the way Faith Matthew fell to her death suggests it was no accident, and he quickly discovers more than one of the hikers may have had reason to murder their companion.
To make things worse, his old colleague DS Diane Fry finds herself at centre of an internal investigations storm that threatens to drag Cooper down with it.
'Makes high summer as terrifying as midwinter'
'A modern master'
'A first rate mystery
'Ingenious Plotting and richly atmospheric'
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 240 x 156 mm
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 *
An elegant reflection of what's happening in the country at large. * The Book Bag *
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 *
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