A former newspaper journalist, Stephen Booth is the creator of young police
detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, who operate England's beautiful and
atmospheric Peak District. Stephen's books have won awards on both sides of
the Atlantic, and are translated into 15 languages. In the USA, he is twice
winner of the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel of the Year, and in
2003 Detective Constable Cooper was a finalist for the Sherlock Award for
best detective created by a British author. Stephen has been described by a
UK newspaper as "one of our best story-tellers."