Interview: Fran Dorricott

The clamour for diversity in fiction has never been greater, and Fran Dorricott’s debut, After the Eclipse, promises a welcome and sympathetic portrayal of queer…

The Shrouded Path

Written by Sarah Ward — Immersive theatre is a thing these days. For the uninitiated, it’s where you arrive at a show and get drawn into…

Whistle in the Dark

Written by Emma Healey — The second novel, much like a musician’s second album, can prove a troublesome beast. Especially if, like Emma Healey, your…

A Patient Fury

Sarah Ward’s third novel, A Patient Fury, is once again set in the rural Peak District. This time the mentally frail DC Connie Childs is investigating…

A Patient Fury

Written by Sarah Ward — Detective Inspector Frances Sadler receives a phone call late one night. There’s been a fire over at a large house on the…

Dead in the Dark

Written by Stephen Booth — Detective Sergeant Diane Fry of the East Midlands Special Operations Unit is in the small Derbyshire town of Shirebrook investigating the murder of…

A Deadly Thaw

Written by Sarah Ward — Bampton, the Derbyshire Peak District, September 2004. Lena Fisher is arrested and confesses to the murder of her husband, Andrew, suffocating…

A Killing Moon

Written by Steven Dunne — It’s the end of term, Christmas is coming. Derby University student Caitlin Kinnear heads out for heavy night on the town…

In Bitter Chill

Written by Sarah Ward — Family history is a remarkable obsession shared by millions of people in Britain and around the world. They say it’s a pastime…

Interview: Sarah Ward

Can you imagine the thrill Sarah Ward must have been feeling when her agents called up in May last year to say that Faber &…

The Corpse Bridge

Written by Stephen Booth — The Corpse Bridge marks the 14th outing in this Derbyshire set police procedural series featuring detective duo Ben Cooper and…

Already Dead

Written by Stephen Booth — There have been 12 previous novels set in the Peak District of Derbyshire and featuring Detective Sergeants Ben Cooper and…