Category Archives: Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves, Blue Lightning (2010)

This is the fourth Shetland Quartet police procedural, featuring Jimmy Perez. “Fran sat with her eyes closed. The small plane dropped suddenly, seemed to fall from the sky then levelled for a moment before tilting like a fairground ride. She … Continue reading

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>Ann Cleeves, Red Bones (2009)

> My review number 200 is of the third Jimmy Perez story, set in Shetland. After what seems to be a shooting accident, an old woman dies in Whalsay, a small island east of the mainland. Mima is the grandmother … Continue reading

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>Ann Cleeves, White Nights (2008)

> This crime novel which takes place in Shetland is the second Jimmy Perez story. Apparently the Finns run amuck because of their everlasting dark nights, the Shetlanders do because of their white summer nights. “It´s the time of year,” … Continue reading

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>C for Christie, Cleeves, Craig.

>Jeg tror, forfatteren Agatha Christie taler for sig selv.I think author Agatha Christie is known to all my visitors. Men kender du også Ann Cleeves, forfatter til den herlige Vera Stanhope-serie, og Shetland-kvartetten? But do you also know Ann Cleeves, … Continue reading

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>Ann Cleeves, Raven Black (2006)

>On the first pages of this book we meet Magnus who is sitting all alone in his kitchen right after midnight. It is New Year´s Eve, and he keeps the light on because someone might turn up after all. Rather … Continue reading

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>Ann Cleeves, Hidden Depths (2007)

>[Denne serie er desværre ikke oversat til dansk – i hvert fald ikke endnu] Julia Armstrong comes home late from her first night out with ´the girls´ for ages, only to find her sixteen-year-old son Luke drowned in the bath … Continue reading

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>Bodies in Baths

>Thank you to the visitors who played along (see below). What surprises me is that no one has suggested Dorothy L. Sayers´ famous body in the bath “Whose Body” – the very first Lord Peter Wimsey story from 1923. The … Continue reading

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