Stephen Booth is an award winning British crime writer, the creator of two young Derbyshire police detectives, DC Ben Cooper and DS Diane Fry, who have appeared in fifteen novels set in England's beautiful and atmospheric Peak District.
Stephen has been a Gold Dagger finalist, an Anthony Award nominee, twice winner of a Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel, and twice shortlisted for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year. Ben Cooper was a finalist for the Sherlock Award for the best detective created by a British author, and in 2003 the Crime Writers' Association presented Stephen with the Dagger in the Library Award for "the author whose books have given readers the most pleasure".
The Cooper & Fry series is published all around the world, and has been translated into 15 languages. The latest title is THE MURDER ROAD, published in 2015.
The series so far:
DANCING WITH THE VIRGINS
BLOOD ON THE TONGUE
BLIND TO THE BONES
ONE LAST BREATH
THE DEAD PLACE
SCARED TO LIVE
DYING TO SIN
THE KILL CALL
THE DEVIL'S EDGE
DEAD AND BURIED
THE CORPSE BRIDGE
THE MURDER ROAD
There's also a Ben Cooper novella:
In the USA, the new HarperCollins digital imprint Witness Impulse have re-launched the Cooper and Fry series in October 2013, starting with the first book, BLACK DOG:
Described as "Dark, intense and utterly compelling" and "Simultaneously classic, contemporary and haunting," BLACK DOG will be available in all ebook formats, including Kindle:
Witness Impulse released the latest Cooper & Fry novel THE MURDER ROAD in September 2015.