Category Archives: Ann Cleeves


Knowing I was heading into a period of very limited internet access combined with little time for ‘proper’ reading I wanted to load my iPod nano with audio books to keep me company while I packed, moved and lived amongst … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction Alphabet: O is for Old People

Perhaps my inability to really get into YA novels has more to do with the sad reality that I’m closer to receiving my senior’s card than I am to having had a student bus pass.  Anyway, I do rather like … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, Ann Cleeves, Christopher Fowler, Colin Cotterill, Crime Fiction Alphabet, Dorothy Gillman, list | 15 Comments

Books of the Month – October 2010

That Was Then I finished another 15 books during October (a couple of reviews still to come). Although I didn’t have any 5-star reads it was a high quality month with nothing rating below a 3. My pick of the … Continue reading

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Review: Red Bones by Ann Cleeves

The third installment of Ann Cleeves’ Shetland quartet takes place on the island of Whalsey. Two young female students are conducting an archaeological dig on land belonging to one of the islands older residents, Mima Wilson, and discover some bones. These are … Continue reading

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Review: White Nights by Ann Cleeves

Title: White Nights [Unabridged Audiobook] Author: Ann Cleeves Narrator: Gordon Griffin Publisher: ISIS Audio Books [2008] ISBN: N/A [downloaded from] Length: 11hrs 35mins Setting: Shetland Islands, Scotland, Present day Genre: Police Procedural ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ My rating: … Continue reading

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