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The Puzzly - The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month - July 2016

It’s the end of July 2016 so let’s see what happened in the world. Well, if you look at the internet, Pokémon Go happened. Fascinating Fact: the word Pokémon is in the Microsoft Word dictionary to stop me from spelling it without the accent. 420 more words

Book Of The Month

White Nights by Ann Cleeves

Midsummer in the Shetland Isles, the time when the nights are endless and bright. Not many people can sleep, but the white nights are not the only reason… 442 more words

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves confirms third season of Shetland for 2017

We love a bit of Shetland here at The Killing Times, that extremely watchable adaptation of Ann Cleeves’s bestselling novels starring Douglas Henshall. And, judging by the way our readers voted for it in the Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama, so do many of you out there, too. 192 more words

British Crime Drama

Villages and Detective Fiction

Over the past few weeks, the topic of villages in detective fiction has cropped up in my mind a lot. Initially this was because whilst reading for my northern crime fiction course I noticed that village settings/rural communities were a common theme and I started wondering how modern crime fiction was using the village setting. 2,627 more words

Golden Age Detective Fiction

Raven Black - Ann Cleeves

Raven Black is a solid British police procedural – well drawn characters, quality dialogue and an almost believable plot. It is in the realist tradition, aiming to draw readers in through its likeness to real life. 159 more words

Thin Air (Shetland 6) by @AnnCleeves ~ Murder in the #Shetland Isles #TuesdayBookBlog #AudioBookReview

  • Audiobook Review
  • Author: Ann Cleeves
  • Performed by Kenny Blyth
  • Released: May 2015 by Macmillan Audio
  • Category: Crime, Suspense, Thriller

A group of old university friends leave the bright lights of London and travel to Unst, Shetland’s most northerly island, to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends to a Shetlander.

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Crime/Thriller/Suspense

Murder in my Backyard (1991) by Ann Cleeves

This is my first Ann Cleeves novel and I am so glad that I have finally got around to trying her work. Murder in my Backyard… 925 more words

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