The Darkest Evening (vera #9)

September 8, 2020|
The Darkest Evening (vera #9) by Ann Cleeves
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The ninth novel in the Vera Stanhope series from the Sunday Times bestseller Ann Cleeves; now a major TV series from ITV. Driving home during a swirling blizzard, Vera Stanhope''s only thought is to get there quickly. But with the snow driving down heavily, she becomes disorientated and loses her way. Ploughing on, she sees a car slewed off the road ahead of her. With the driver''s door open, Vera assumes the driver has sought shelter but when she inspects the car she is shocked to find a young toddler strapped in the back seat. Afraid they will freeze, Vera takes the child and drives on, arriving at Brockburn, a run-down stately home she immediately recognizes as the house her father Hector grew up in. Inside Brockburn a party is in full swing, with music and laughter to herald the coming Christmas. But outside in the snow, a young woman lies dead and Vera knows immediately she has a new case. Could she be the child''s mother, and if it is, what happened to her? A classic country house mystery with a contemporary twist, Ann Cleeves returns with a brilliant new novel to savour.
Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels, and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can now be found on television in ITV''s Vera and BBC One''s Shetland. The TV series and the books they...
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Title:The Darkest Evening (vera #9)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.15 X 6.16 X 1.18 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.15 X 6.16 X 1.18 in
Published:September 8, 2020
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509889525

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