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The Three Veras

I know some of this is going over ground I’ve written about before, but my relationship with the work of Ann Cleeves, and the TV dramas inspired by it is an ongoing experience. 444 more words


World of Books ~ Couldn’t resist adding more to my #reading pile #Books

After seeing this post on Cleopatra Loves Books, I had to check out World of Books. They offer a huge selection of preloved books, most of which are quite cheap, in a range of categories, and after a quick trawl (I’ll be going back for more, I’m sure!) I bagged these…. 502 more words

Book Review - The Seagull by Ann Cleeves.

4 out of 5 stars

I would like to thank Pan Macmillan for providing me with a free electronic copy of this book, via Netgalley, in exchange for an open and honest review. 701 more words

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Ann Cleeves and Brenda Blethyn reveal that Vera will return for a ninth series in 2019

Vera – the ITV drama based on the novels by Ann Cleeves and starring Brenda Blethyn – is such a solid and enjoyable watch on a Sunday evenings, and the ratings for series eight have certainly proved it: over six million people (6.1 yesterday) have watched it for the past four weeks, making it one of the most popular crime shows on British television. 103 more words

British Crime Drama

Douglas Henshall and Ann Cleeves reveal Shetland transmission date

It’s been a long time coming, but Shetland – the series starring Douglas Henshall and based on the novels by multi-award-winning crime writer, Ann Cleeves – is almost upon us. 248 more words

British Crime Drama

Blå Gryning av Ann Cleeves

Blå Gryning är den sista fristående delen i Shetlandskvarteten. Tidigare böcker i serien är Svart som natten, Vita nätter och Rött stoft. Jag inte läst någon av de tidigare böckerna än. 401 more words

Mystery Tour: sun, sea, and a stab in the back

There should be something to please everyone in this collection of 28, contemporary short stories, written by members of the Crime Writers’ Association. It’s billed as an international anthology, although the majority of writers are British or American. 462 more words

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