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THE CROW TRAP by Ann Cleeves

Secrets and betrayal – so often the stuff of a good mystery.  Cleeves’ first Vera Stanhope novel is steeped in both.  212 more words

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Book Review - The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves.

4 out of 5 stars

 New disclaimer due to new Amazon rules: I was gifted a free electronic copy of this book by St. Martin’s Press, via Netgalley. 587 more words

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Cowardly Reader

I admit it, I sometimes start books but set them aside before I finish. Right now LaRose, by Louise Erdrich, has been on my coffee table far too many days. 309 more words

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A LESSON IN DYING by Ann Cleeves

What a difference nine years makes!  This is the interval between the publication of this book and Cleeves’ first Vera Stanhope novel.  109 more words

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Book Review - Hidden Depths by Ann Cleeves.

4 out of 5 stars.

I would like to thank a very lovely and generous friend who sent me this book as a gift. I am in no way being forced or feel obligated to make this review, I just want to because I can. 384 more words

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Come Death And High Water by Ann Cleeves

Off the north coast of Devon sits the island of Gillibry, the location of the Observatory, an ornithological retreat. It is funded by a trust, but the annual weekend meeting of that trust is disrupted when the actual owner of the island, Charlie Todd, announces that he is going to sell the island – and not to anyone who wants to keep the Observatory running. 610 more words

Ann Cleeves

Moody British Mysteries for the Telly

At this time of year, when the weather starts to get chilly and blustery and the daylight gets shorter, I love to watch a good, brooding, British mystery on the “telly”.  177 more words