Come Death and High Water

“You have to prepare it a long time before high water, so that the birds aren't disturbed. We'll fire the cannon when the birds are roosting, just after high tide. I'll want everyone to keep well out of the way then.

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781447252931

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Come Death and High Water is the second mystery novel featuring George and Molly Palmer-Jones by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series. The picturesque privately-owned island of Gillibry off the North Devon coast turns out to be the perfect site for a murder . . . A routine weekend visit by the Gillibry Bird Observatory Trust is made memorable by the owner’s announcement that he is going to sell the island. A sale would mean the end of the Observatory, which for some of the birders made life worth living. A fire in Charlie Todd’s cottage added to their distress. And when, next morning, after a fierce storm, they found Charlie dead in a bird hide, their pleasant September weekend assumed a dangerous new face. Charlie Todd’s murder could have been the deed of any member of the Trust. And it falls to one of their own, George Palmer-Jones, to unravel the identity of killer within their midst . . .

Come Death and High Water A George and Molly Palmer Jones Novel 2

WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION DIAMOND DAGGER AWARD 2017 Come Death and High Water is the second novel featuring George and Molly Palmer-Jones by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series.

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Boxtree

ISBN: 9781743546406

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION DIAMOND DAGGER AWARD 2017 Come Death and High Water is the second novel featuring George and Molly Palmer-Jones by Ann Cleeves, author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope crime series. The privately-owned island of Gillibry off the North Devon coast is the perfect site for murder. A routine weekend visit by the Gillibry Bird Observatory Trust is made memorable by the owner's announcement that he is going to sell the island. A sale would mean the end of the Observatory. . . and of all that, for some of them, made life worth living. A fire in Charlie Todd's cottage added to their distress. And when, next morning, after a fierce storm, they found Charlie dead in a bird hide, their pleasant September weekend assumed a dangerous new face. Charlie Todd's murder could have been the deed of any member of the Trust. And it falls to one of their own, George Palmer-Jones, to unravel the identity of killer within their midst.

Dead Water

By Ann Cleeves A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Back Yard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230768116

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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The fifth Shetland novel A journalist working a story. Now his murder is a headline . . . When the body of a journalist is found in a traditional Shetland boat, Detective Inspector Willow Reeves is drafted in to head up the investigation. Jimmy Perez has been out of the loop, but his local knowledge is needed and he decides to help the inquiry. Originally a Shetlander, the journalist had left the islands years before to make a name for himself in London, leaving a scandal in his wake. He had few friends in Shetland, so why was he back? When Willow and Jimmy dig deeper, they realize that he was chasing a story that many Shetlanders didn't want to come to the surface. One that must have been significant enough to kill for . . . Dead Water is the fifth book in Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series – a major BBC One drama, starring Douglas Henshall.

Sequels

... 18, 484 Come armageddon, 540 Come away, death, 353 Comeback, 256, 634 Come Back dead, 262 Come Back, geordie, 680 Come Clean, 394 Come death and high Water, 159 Comedian dies, a, 98 Comedy ofterrors, a, 390 Come home and Be Killed, ...

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Author: Janet Husband

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838909676

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 782

View: 305

A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.

The Sleeping and the Dead

A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Backyard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever The Healers ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330540520

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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The Sleeping and The Dead is a tense psychological thriller from Ann Cleeves, author and creator of the three astounding TV series: Shetland, Vera and The Long Call. Detective Peter Porteous is called to Cranwell Lake where the body of a teenager has been discovered. After trawling through the missing persons files, he comes to the conclusion that the corpse is Michael Grey, an enigmatic and secretive young man who was reported missing by his foster parents in 1972. The news report that a body has been found leaves prison officer Hannah Morton in shock. Michael had been her boyfriend, and she had been with him the night he disappeared. And now the discovery is bringing back dreaded and long buried memories from her past . . .

Mystery Women Volume Two Revised

Tree) A Collector of Photographs Come Away, Death Come Death and High Water The Comic Book Killer Common Murder Death Takes the Veil and Other Stories Death Takes Up Book Titles Index ...

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Author: Colleen Barnett

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781615950096

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 492

View: 906

DIVMany bibliographers focus on women who write. Lawyer Barnett looks at women who detect, at women as sleuths and at the evolving roles of women in professions and in society. Excellent for all women's studies programs as well as for the mystery hound. Look at the popularity of such reading guides as Willetta Heising's Detecting Women (3rd ed. 0-9644593-7-X) or Amanda Cross' fiction (Honest Doubt 0-345-44011-0 11/00)./div

The Crow Trap

By Ann Cleeves A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Backyard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330540476

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Introducing Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope. The Crow Trap is the first book in Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn, Vera. Everyone has something to hide . . . Three very different women come together at an isolated cottage on the North Pennines to complete an environmental survey. Three women who each know the meaning of betrayal . . . Rachael, the team leader, is still reeling after a double betrayal by her lover and boss. Anne, a botanist, sees the survey as a chance to indulge in a little deception of her own. And then there is Grace, a strange, uncommunicative young woman, hiding plenty of her own secrets. Rachael is the first to arrive at the cottage, but when she gets there she is shocked to discover an apparent suicide. But then another death occurs, and a fourth woman enters the picture – the unconventional Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope, who must piece together the truth from these women’s tangled lives . . . Enjoy more of Vera Stanhope’s investigations with Telling Tales, Hidden Depths, and Silent Voices.

Hidden Depths

By Ann Cleeves A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Backyard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330528641

Category: Fiction

Page:

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Hidden Depths is the third book in Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn as Vera. A killer who is making an art out of murder . . . A hot summer on the Northumberland coast and Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. This stylized murder scene has captured Inspector Vera Stanhope’s attention. And then another body is discovered in a rock pool, the corpse again strewn with flowers. Vera must work quickly to find this killer who is making art out of death. As local residents are forced to share their deepest, darkest secrets, the killer watches, waits and plans to prepare another beautiful, watery grave . . . Enjoy more of Vera Stanhope's investigations with The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Silent Voices, The Glass Room, Harbour Street, The Moth Catcher, The Seagull, and The Darkest Evening.

Blue Lightning

By Ann Cleeves A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Back Yard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330534758

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

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The fourth Shetland novel A remote island on lockdown. A killer on the loose . . . Shetland detective Jimmy Perez knows it will be a difficult homecoming when he returns to Fair Isle to introduce his fiancée to his parents. With the autumn storms raging, the island is cut off from the rest of the world. Then a woman’s body is discovered at the renowned bird observatory, with feathers threaded through her hair. Perez has no support from the mainland and must investigate the old-fashioned way. He soon realizes that this is no crime of passion – but a murder of cold and calculated intention. There’s no way off the island until the storms abate – and so the killer is also trapped, just waiting for the opportunity to strike again. Blue Lightning is the fourth book in Ann Cleeves’ Shetland series, filmed as the major BBC One drama starring Douglas Henshall. Ann Cleeves will be donating her royalties from the sale of this edition of BLUE LIGHTNING to support the Fair Isle Bird Observatory.

The Darkest Evening

A Bird in the Hand Come Death and High Water Murder in Paradise A Prey to Murder A Lesson in Dying Murder in My Backyard A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy Another Man's Poison Killjoy The Mill on the Shore Sea Fever The Healers ...

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509889532

Category: Fiction

Page: 333

View: 126

DCI Vera Stanhope returns in The Darkest Evening, the ninth novel in No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Ann Cleeves’s phenomenally popular crime series. The darkest nights can hide the deadliest secrets . . . 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, eventually stumbling on another car abandoned on the road. With the driver’s door open, Vera assumes the driver has sought shelter but 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 has a new case. Could she be the child’s mother and, if she is, what happened to her?