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Blind to the Bones By Stephen Booth

Blind to the Bones
by Stephen Booth

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DC Ben Cooper and DS Diane Fry attempt to solve another Peak District-set mystery in this, the fourth novel in Stephen Booth's dark, atmospheric series.
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Blind to the Bones Summary

Blind to the Bones by Stephen Booth

The detectives of 'E' division return in another psychological Peak District thriller from the acclaimed author of Black Dog and Dancing with the Virgins It's almost May Day, and on the desolate moors of Dark Peak the villagers of Withens are dying. One has been battered to death and left for the crows to find; another chose the wrong time to call on a neighbour. And one has been dead for two years - though not everyone will believe it. As far as the parents of missing student Emma Renshaw are concerned, their daughter is alive -- which doesn't help DS Diane Fry in her efforts to re-open the case. Will a grim discovery finally allow the Renshaws to return to their normal lives or break their grip on reality? DC Ben Cooper's attempts to solve the killings come up against an equally impenetrable barrier in the shape of the Oxley family. Descendants of tunnel-builders, they stick to their own area like the hefted sheep on the hillsides, passing on secret knowledge through generations and guarding their traditions from the likes of Cooper.

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Blind to the Bones Reviews

Praise for Stephen Booth: 'Stephen Booth creates a fine sense of place and atmosphere ... the unguessable solution to the crime comes as a real surprise' Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph 'The complex relationship between [Cooper and Fry] is excellently drawn, and is combined with an intriguing plot and a real sense of place: Stephen Booth is an author to keep an eye on' T J Binyon, Evening Standard 'In this atmospheric debut, Stephen Booth makes high summer in Derbyshire as dark and terrifying as midwinter' Val McDermid 'Black Dog sinks its teeth into you and doesn't let go ... A dark star may be born!' Reginald Hill

About Stephen Booth

Stephen Booth is a journalist. This is the fourth novel in his series set in the Peak District, and follows on from the success of Dancing with the Virgins, and his widely acclaimed debut Black Dog.

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Blind to the Bones by Stephen Booth
Stephen Booth
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HarperCollins Publishers
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