Blue Lightning

Blue Lightning by Ann Cleaves

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Shetland Detective Jimmy Perez knows it will be a difficult homecoming when he returns to the Fair Isles to introduce his fiancée, Fran, to his parents. It’s a community where everyone knows each other, and strangers, while welcomed, are still viewed with a degree of mistrust.

Challenging to live on at the best of times, with the autumn storms raging, the island feels cut off from the rest of the world. Trapped, tension is high and tempers become frayed. Enough to drive someone to murder…

When a woman’s body is discovered at the renowned Fair Isles bird observatory, with feathers threaded through her hair, the islanders react with fear and anger. With no support from the mainland and only Fran to help him, Jimmy has to investigate the old-fashioned way. He soon realizes that this is no crime of passion—but a murder of cold and calculated intention.

With no way off the island until the storms abate, Jimmy knows he has to work quickly. There’s a killer on the island just waiting for the opportunity to strike again.

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Ann Cleaves

A book by Ann Cleaves

Ann Cleeves (Ann Cleeves, born 1954) - British writer, author of detective stories. Anne grew up in rural England, her family first living in Herfordshire and then moving to North Devon. Ann`s father was a village teacher and the house was always full of books. After graduating from university, Ann tried herself in different fields. She was a children`s social inspector, then a probation inspector, a cook at an ornithological station, and a volunteer with the Coast Guard. On Fair Isle, where she cooked for the birdhouse workers, Anne met her husband-to-be, Tim. It was not his fascination with birds that attracted her, but the bottle of malt whiskey peeking out of her backpack, which she noticed when she showed Tim to his room. After they got married, Tim was named director of Hilbre, a tiny tidal island preserve. On the island, they were the only inhabitants, there was no main electricity or fresh water, and it was separated from the mainland by a strait with countless rocks. And if you are not a bird, and Anne was not a bird, and if you are not obsessed with them, then there is absolutely nothing for you to do on the island. And out of boredom, Ann began to write. Her first detectives were about the elderly naturalist George Palmer-Jones. Ann finds them terrible. In 1987 Tim, Anne and their two daughters moved to Northumberland, a county in the very north of England. And it was the harsh beauty of Northumberland that inspired Anne to create detective stories that can now be called classics of the genre. And it was there that Anne first met her readers and realized that people were delighted with her books. In 2006, The Raven Wing won the Duncan Laurie Dagger Award for Best Detective Novel. In terms of credibility, this is the second prize after the "Golden Dagger" in the detective genre, and in terms of financial weight - the first, the laureate of "Duncan Laurie`s Dagger" receives 20,000 pounds. Ann`s books have been translated into 20 languages. They became bestsellers in Scandinavia and Germany, spoiled by detectives. She became successful in the United States, where there are more than enough of her excellent detectives. In Sweden in 1007, The Raven Wing was nominated for the Martin Beck Prize for Best Foreign Detective. Now "The Raven Wing" (and this is the first part of the detective tetralogy) is being adapted for the television series. Another detective series by Ann Cleaves - about Vera Stanhope - has already been filmed and the short series "Vera" was very successful in Britain and has already penetrated into Russia, while counterfeit.  Wikipedia

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Ann Cleeves (Ann Cleeves, born 1954) - British writer, author of detective stories. Anne grew up in rural England, her family first living in Herfordshire and then moving to North Devon. Ann`s father was a village teacher and the house was always full of books. After graduating from university, Ann tried herself in different fields. She was a children`s social inspector, then a probation inspector, a cook at an ornithological station, and a volunteer with the Coast Guard. On Fair Isle, where she cooked for the birdhouse workers, Anne met her husband-to-be, Tim. It was not his fascination with birds that attracted her, but the bottle of malt whiskey peeking out of her backpack, which she noticed when she showed Tim to his room. After they got married, Tim was named director of Hilbre, a tiny tidal island preserve. On the island, they were the only inhabitants, there was no main electricity or fresh water, and it was separated from the mainland by a strait with countless rocks. And if you are not a bird, and Anne was not a bird, and if you are not obsessed with them, then there is absolutely nothing for you to do on the island. And out of boredom, Ann began to write. Her first detectives were about the elderly naturalist George Palmer-Jones. Ann finds them terrible. In 1987 Tim, Anne and their two daughters moved to Northumberland, a county in the very north of England. And it was the harsh beauty of Northumberland that inspired Anne to create detective stories that can now be called classics of the genre. And it was there that Anne first met her readers and realized that people were delighted with her books. In 2006, The Raven Wing won the Duncan Laurie Dagger Award for Best Detective Novel. In terms of credibility, this is the second prize after the "Golden Dagger" in the detective genre, and in terms of financial weight - the first, the laureate of "Duncan Laurie`s Dagger" receives 20,000 pounds. Ann`s books have been translated into 20 languages. They became bestsellers in Scandinavia and Germany, spoiled by detectives. She became successful in the United States, where there are more than enough of her excellent detectives. In Sweden in 1007, The Raven Wing was nominated for the Martin Beck Prize for Best Foreign Detective. Now "The Raven Wing" (and this is the first part of the detective tetralogy) is being adapted for the television series. Another detective series by Ann Cleaves - about Vera Stanhope - has already been filmed and the short series "Vera" was very successful in Britain and has already penetrated into Russia, while counterfeit.  Wikipedia