Ann Cleeves - Author of the Month - February 2021

** Author of the Month **

Ann Cleeves

 

Ann Cleeves (b. 1954 Herefordshire UK) is an English crime-writer. She studied English at the University of Sussex but dropped out and held various jobs including cook at the Fair Isle bird observatory, auxiliary coastguard, probation officer, library outreach worker and child care officer.

  • In 2006 she won the Duncan Lawrie Dagger for her novel Raven Black the first volume of her Shetland series

  • In 2014 Cleeves was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Sunderland

  • In 2015, Cleeves was the Programming Chair for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival & won the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award.

  • In 2015, she was shortlisted for the Dagger in the Library UK Crime Writers' Association award for an author's body of work in British libraries

  • In 2016 Cleeves was appointed as a National Libraries Day ambassador

  • In 2018 she received an honorary award of Doctor of Letters from Robert Gordon University in recognition of her contribution to the world of literature and crime writing

  • In 2019 she appeared on Desert Island Discs

Ms. Cleeves lives in Whitley Bay, and is widowed with two daughters.

Selected works may be purchased below. 

** photo credit © Ph Matsas / Opale

sources: edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com, wikipedia.org, anncleeves.com

 

The Crow Trap: The First Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250122742
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Published: Minotaur Books - February 21st, 2017

Telling Tales Cover Image
By Nadine Gordimer (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780312424046
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Published: Picador - December 1st, 2004

Hidden Depths: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250135179
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 23rd, 2018

Silent Voices: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250219824
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 20th, 2019

The Glass Room: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250135728
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Published: Minotaur Books - April 24th, 2018

Harbour Street: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250104977
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 6th, 2016

The Moth Catcher: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250144690
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 5th, 2017

The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250193322
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 6th, 2018

The Darkest Evening: A Vera Stanhope Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250204509
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 8th, 2020

Raven Black: Book One of the Shetland Island Mysteries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312359676
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 24th, 2008

White Nights: A Thriller (Shetland Island Mysteries #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312384425
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 9th, 2009

Red Bones: A Thriller (Shetland Island Mysteries #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312384432
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 28th, 2010

Blue Lightning: A Thriller (Shetland Island Mysteries #4) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312384449
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 25th, 2011

Dead Water: A Shetland Mystery (Shetland Island Mysteries #5) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250060952
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 17th, 2015

Thin Air: A Shetland Mystery (Shetland Island Mysteries #6) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250091079
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 2nd, 2016

Cold Earth: A Shetland Mystery (Shetland Island Mysteries #7) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250182135
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 3rd, 2018

Wild Fire: A Shetland Island Mystery (Shetland Island Mysteries #8) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250226235
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 6th, 2019

Ann Cleeves' Shetland Cover Image
$49.94
ISBN: 9781509809790
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Published: Macmillan UK - February 1st, 2016

The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250204455
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 28th, 2020

A Bird in the Hand (Pan Heritage Classics) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781509856237
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Published: Pan Macmillan - February 1st, 2019

Come Death and High Water Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289067
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

Murder in Paradise Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289074
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

A Prey to Murder Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289081
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

Sea Fever Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447288992
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

A Lesson in Dying Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289098
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

Murder in My Backyard Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289104
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy (Pan Heritage Classics) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781509856244
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Published: Pan Macmillan - February 1st, 2019

Killjoy Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289111
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014

The Baby Snatcher Cover Image
$26.84
ISBN: 9781447289012
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Published: Policy Press - November 20th, 2014