isbn 978071551716 Sphere, 2013
A man's body is discovered in shallow water, but after a summer of endless rain, swollen rivers and flooded roads make travel difficult and forensic examination impossible. To add to the difficulties of Derbyshire CID, DS Ben Cooper is on extended leave and DS Diane Fry a reluctant temporary replacement. Loyalties among the officers will be put under considerable strain, and that is before they find that Ben Cooper is not at home, but has vanished into thin air... 400pp
The thirteenth book featuring detectives Cooper and Fry.