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Blue Lightning

A Thriller

Shetland Island Mysteries

Ann Cleeves

Minotaur Books

In the fourth book of Ann Cleeves’ critically acclaimed series set in the Shetland Islands, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez brings his fiancée home to Fair Isle, a birder’s paradise, where strangers are viewed with suspicions and distrust. When a woman's body is discovered at the island’s bird observatory, the investigation is hampered by a raging storm that renders the island totally isolated. Jimmy has to find clues the old-fashioned way, and he has to do it quickly. There's a killer on the island just waiting for the chance to strike again.

In the fourth book of Ann Cleeves’ critically acclaimed series set in the Shetland Islands, Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez brings his fiancée home to Fair Isle, a birder’s paradise, where strangers are viewed with suspicions and distrust. When a woman's body is discovered at the island’s bird observatory, the investigation is hampered by a raging storm that renders the island totally isolated. Jimmy has to find clues the old-fashioned way, and he has to do it quickly. There's a killer on the island just waiting for the chance to strike again.

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Praise for Blue Lightning

 Praise for Ann Cleeves

 

"Blue Lightning is nothing short of riveting."

--Louise Penny

“Stunning… Sure to enshrine the entire series in the ranks of the unforgettable.”

--The Richmond Times-Dispatch

 

“Delivers a unique atmosphere and a shocking ending that is sure to please.”

--Booklist

 

"Chilling...enough to freeze the blood."

--The New York Times on Raven Black

 

“Riveting.”

--Val McDermid on Raven Black

 

“Cunning… Pulls the wool over our eyes in true Christie fashion.”

--Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse mysteries, on White Nights

 Praise for Ann Cleeves

 

"Blue Lightning is nothing short of riveting."

--Louise Penny

“Stunning… Sure to enshrine the entire series in the ranks of the unforgettable.”

--The Richmond Times-Dispatch

 

“Delivers a unique atmosphere and a shocking ending that is sure to please.”

--Booklist

 

"Chilling...enough to freeze the blood."

--The New York Times on Raven Black

 

“Riveting.”

--Val McDermid on Raven Black

 

“Cunning… Pulls the wool over our eyes in true Christie fashion.”

--Colin Dexter, author of the Inspector Morse mysteries, on White Nights

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  • Ann Cleeves

  • ANN CLEEVES was twice shortlisted for the Dagger Award before winning the first Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award for Raven Black. She lives in Yorkshire, England.
  • Ann Cleeves Photo: Duncan Lawrie
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    Blue Lightning

    A Thriller

    Shetland Island Mysteries

    Ann Cleeves

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