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The Resource Raven black, Ann Cleeves

Raven black, Ann Cleeves

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Raven black
Title
Raven black
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Ann Cleeves
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Language
eng
Summary
Mystery fiction. Detective and mystery stories. It is a cold January morning and Shetland lies buried beneath a deep layer of snow. Trudging home, Fran Hunter's eye is drawn to a vivid splash of colour on the white ground, ravens circling above. It is the strangled body of her teenage neighbour Catherine Ross. As Fran opens her mouth to scream, the ravens continue their deadly dance. The locals on the quiet island stubbornly focus their gaze on one man - loner and simpleton Magnus Tait. But when police insist on opening out the investigation a veil of suspicion and fear is thrown over the entire community. For the first time in years, Catherine's neighbours nervously lock their doors, whilst a killer lives on in their midst. Raven Black is a haunting, beautifully crafted crime story, and establishes Ann Cleeves as a rising talent in psychological crime writing
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Summary
When murder strikes a remote hamlet in the Shetland Islands, and the body of a teenage girl turns up in the winter snow, Inspector Jimmy Perez launches an investigation into the killing that takes him into the heart of sinister secrets from the past
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Award
Duncan Lawrie Dagger, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
145815
Cataloging source
WLB
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Shetland mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Raven black, Ann Cleeves
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Publication
Note
First published: London : Macmillan, 2006
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780330512947
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780330512947
  • (OCoLC)458731032
Label
Raven black, Ann Cleeves
Publication
Note
First published: London : Macmillan, 2006
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780330512947
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780330512947
  • (OCoLC)458731032

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