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Heron's Cry - Ann Cleeves - Ebook

part of the Two Rivers series

About Heron's Cry

Now a major ITV series, The Long Call, adapted for television by screenwriter Kelly Jones and starring Ben Aldridge.'Matthew Venn is a keeper . . . stunning' - David BaldacciThe number one Sunday Times bestselling series featuring Detective Matthew Venn, from author and creator of the Vera and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves - soon to be a major TV series.North Devon is enjoying a rare hot summer with tourists flocking to its coast-line. Detective Matthew Venn is called out to a rural crime scene at the home of a group of artists. What he finds is an elaborately staged murder - Dr Nigel Yeo has been fatally stabbed. His daughter, Eve, is a glassblower, and the murder weapon is a shard of one of her broken vases.Dr Yeo seems an unlikely murder victim. He's a good man, a public servant, beloved by his daughter. Matthew is unnerved though to find that Eve is a close friend of Jonathan, his husband.Then another body is found - killed in a similar way. Matthew finds himself treading carefully through the lies that fester at the heart of his community and a case that is dangerously close to home . . .The Heron's Cry is the second novel in Ann Cleeves' Two Rivers series following her Sunday Times bestseller, The Long Call.Praise for The Long Call:'Had me hooked . . . a promising beginning to another fine chapter in the Ann Cleeves' story' - The Times'A triumph that cements Cleeves' status as one of Britain's best crime writers' - Daily Express'Clever, compassionate and atmospheric . . . I am already a Matthew Venn fan' - Elly Griffiths'Cleeves combines a flair for evoking sense of place with a thoughtful, complex plot' - Mail on Sunday'A traditional mystery of the best sort' - Guardian

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  • Language:
  • English
  • ISBN:
  • 9781509889662
  • Protection:
  • DRM
  • Published:
  • September 2, 2021
  • Immediately by email.

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Now a major ITV series, The Long Call, adapted for television by screenwriter Kelly Jones and starring Ben Aldridge.'Matthew Venn is a keeper . . . stunning' - David BaldacciThe number one Sunday Times bestselling series featuring Detective Matthew Venn, from author and creator of the Vera and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves - soon to be a major TV series.North Devon is enjoying a rare hot summer with tourists flocking to its coast-line. Detective Matthew Venn is called out to a rural crime scene at the home of a group of artists. What he finds is an elaborately staged murder - Dr Nigel Yeo has been fatally stabbed. His daughter, Eve, is a glassblower, and the murder weapon is a shard of one of her broken vases.Dr Yeo seems an unlikely murder victim. He's a good man, a public servant, beloved by his daughter. Matthew is unnerved though to find that Eve is a close friend of Jonathan, his husband.Then another body is found - killed in a similar way. Matthew finds himself treading carefully through the lies that fester at the heart of his community and a case that is dangerously close to home . . .The Heron's Cry is the second novel in Ann Cleeves' Two Rivers series following her Sunday Times bestseller, The Long Call.Praise for The Long Call:'Had me hooked . . . a promising beginning to another fine chapter in the Ann Cleeves' story' - The Times'A triumph that cements Cleeves' status as one of Britain's best crime writers' - Daily Express'Clever, compassionate and atmospheric . . . I am already a Matthew Venn fan' - Elly Griffiths'Cleeves combines a flair for evoking sense of place with a thoughtful, complex plot' - Mail on Sunday'A traditional mystery of the best sort' - Guardian

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