Moorland fires and age-old dead bodies in the Peak National Park bring DI Diane Fry and DS Ben Cooper together again, in Dead and Buried due to be published June 21,(2012)and The Devil’s Edge (2011), will be out in paperback June 7,2012.
We’ll have to wait a little longer for Peter Robinson’s new title Watching the Dark (due Aug,2012) and the return of DCI Banks investigating the cross bow murder of DI Bill Reid.
Frances Brody who has been nominated for the Dagger in the Library long list has written a series set in 1920′s Yorkshire. Kate Shackleton, a First World War widow turns sleuth in Dying in the Wool(2009), A Medal for Murder(2010), Murder in the Afternoon(2011)all available in paperback and A Woman Unknown (06 September 2012,hardback)
No waiting for Elly Griffiths and her fourth in the series of forensic anthropologist Ruth Galloway, available in paperback April,2012, A Room Full of Bones.
Fourth in the Shaw and Valentine series by Jim Kelly, Death’s Door(due May,2012,hardback), joins Death Wore White(2009), Death Watch(2010), Death Toll(2011)
Simon Beckett’s The Calling of the Grave in paperback Feb 2012, finds Hunter still haunted by his personal tragedy, tracking escaped prisoner Jerome Monk on Dartmoor. Hunter realises that he can’t trust anyone as his past makes an unwelcome return.