Secrets of Death
- Author Stephen Booth
- Narrator Mike Rogers
- Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
- Run Time 9 hours and 3 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Crime and mystery fiction.
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What to expect
Steeped in the atmosphere of the stunning Peak District, Secrets of Death is master crime writer Stephen Booth’s most daring and clever Cooper & Fry thriller yet.
A beautiful place to die . . .
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 throughout the Peaks throws Detective Inspector Ben Cooper and his team in Derbyshire’s E Division into a race against time to find a connection to these seemingly random acts – with no way of predicting where the next body will turn up. Meanwhile, in Nottingham Detective Sergeant Diane Fry finds a key witness has vanished…
But what are the mysterious Secrets of Death?
And is there one victim whose fate wasn’t suicide at all?
Utterly compelling, and told with stark authority, it is a British police procedural that bristles with reality and humanity on every page. This is crime writing of the finest quality.Daily Mail
Stephen Booth’s writing is such a pleasure to read and I enjoy so much spending time with his characters in such a beautiful location, the mystery expertly revealed bit by bit. I love this series. Long may it continue.For Winter Nights
I’d rather given up hope of finding a decent police procedural series which was already well established and had a decent back catalogue to get my teeth into: this series shows that you’re never too old to learn.The Bookbag