DS Ben Cooper comes closer to death than he ever has before in the 12th Cooper & Fry case Brutal acts of firestarting have ravaged the Peak District, and now a new wave of moorland infernos sweeps across the national park. For DS Ben Cooper, the blazes are best left to the firefighters, even with the arsonists still at large. But when an intruder breaks into an abandoned pub, Cooper is on the caseand he swiftly unearths a pair of grim surprises. The first is evidence of a years-old double homicide, and the second is a corpse, newly dead. What links the three deaths? Where are the missing bodies? Who is responsibleand how do the raging fires fit in? For Cooper and his rival DI Diane Fry, its the most twisted investigation of their lives, and with an ingenious killer pulling the strings, it could also be their last. Drenched in atmosphere, rich with suspense, Stephen Booths relentless new thriller builds to a shock finale that will catch even the most seasoned suspense readers off guard.