Red Bones: A Thriller (Shetland Island Mysteries #3) (Paperback)

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Description


When a young archaeologist discovers a set of human remains, the locals are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman fatally is shot and Ann Cleeves's popular series detective Jimmy Perez is called in. In Red Bones, a claustrophobic mists swirl around the Shetland Islands, and Inspector Perez finds himself totally in the dark.

About the Author


ANN CLEEVES is the multi-million copy bestselling author behind two hit television series—Shetland, starring Douglas Henshall, and Vera, starring Academy Award Nominee Brenda Blethyn—both of which are watched and loved in the United States.

Shetland and Vera are available on BritBox in the United States. An adaptation of The Long Call, the first book in her Two Rivers series, premiered on BritBox in 2021.

The first Shetland novel, Raven Black, won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for best crime novel, Ann was awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger in 2017, and was awarded the OBE in 2022 for services to reading and libraries. She lives in the United Kingdom.

Praise For…


“Excellent...As in the best traditional English village whodunits, the killer lurks among the townspeople, but his or her identity still comes as a shock.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“Cleeves is expert at depicting hardscrabble island life, parental expectations and disappointments and emotionally charged silences. Thoughtful readers should give Perez a try.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Cleeves' latest mystery is travel and entertainment rolled into one.... a suspenseful read.” —RT Book Reviews

“Moody and atmospheric ... well-written tale.” —Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312384432
ISBN-10: 0312384432
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: September 28th, 2010
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Shetland Island Mysteries