This is book number 4 in the Vera Stanhope series.
From Ann CleevesNew York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV showscomes Silent Voices.
Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers.Louise Penny
When Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the steam room of her local gym, she wonders briefly if, for once, its a death from natural causes. But closer inspection reveals bruises around the victims throat....As she leads her team, Vera relishes the thrill she gets from running an investigation. Death has never made her feel so alive. But soon, the victims past reveals a shocking secret at the heart of Veras community, as she tries to stop a killer who wants deadly secrets kept silent.
Singular, complex, and fiercely loyal, Vera has quickly become an iconic British detective loved by millions both on the page and on-screen, and Silent Voices showcases Ann Cleeves as a writer at the peak of her powers.
*BONUS CONTENT: This edition of Silent Voices includes a new introduction from the author and a discussion guide
ANN CLEEVES is the multi-million copy and New York Times bestselling author behind two hit television seriesthe BBCs Shetland, starring Douglas Henshall, and ITVs Vera, starring Academy Award Nominee Brenda Blethynboth of which are watched and loved in the US. The Long Call, the first in the Two Rivers series introducing Detective Matthew Venn, was an instant New York Times bestseller.
Shetland is available in the US on Netflix, Amazon Video, Britbox and PBS, and Vera is available on Amazon Video, BritBox and PBS.
The first Shetland novel, Raven Black, won the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel, and Ann was awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger in 2017. She lives in the UK.
I do love Vera! Val McDermid
Excellent . . . Intricate plotting makes for a compulsive read. The Independent (UK)
Detective Vera Stanhope is a remarkable creation. Bookseller (UK)
One of the most appealing fictional detectives to emerge since Andy Dalziel got into his stride. Martin Edwards, Spintingler Magazine (UK)
Watch out for Ann Cleeves . . . Snapped up by ITV, her creation, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope, is the new Frost, played by Brenda Blethyn. Red magazine (UK)
Cleeves has hit the big time . . . This is going to be a winner! BBC Front Row (UK)
An absorbingly cunning mystery. Daily Mail (UK)