Red Bones

A Thriller

Shetland Island Mysteries (Volume 3 of 5)

Ann Cleeves

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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When a young archaeologist discovers a set of human remains, the locals are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman fatally is shot and Ann Cleeves's popular series detective Jimmy Perez is called in. In Red Bones, a claustrophobic mists swirl around the Shetland Islands, and Inspector Perez finds himself totally in the dark.

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Praise for Red Bones

"Excellent...As in the best traditional English village whodunits, the killer lurks among the townspeople, but his or her identity still comes as a shock."
--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
 
"Cleeves is expert at depicting hardscrabble island life, parental expectations and disappointments and emotionally charged silences. Thoughtful readers should give Perez a try."
--Kirkus Reviews
 
"Cleeves' latest mystery is travel and entertainment rolled into one.... a suspenseful read."
--RT Book Reviews
 
"Moody and atmospheric ... well-written tale."
--Library Journal

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Pick of the Week Review: Red Bones by Ann Cleeves / Author . Minotaur $24.99 (391p) ISBN 978-0-312-38434-0

In Cleeves's excellent third Shetland Island thriller (after White Nights ), Insp. Jimmy Perez investigates the shooting death of Mima Wilson, the grandmothe
- Publishers Weekly

RED BONES by Ann Cleeves | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of RED BONES . Two deaths within a fortnight disrupt a Shetland Island archeological dig.
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Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is reader-in-residence for the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, and was twice shortlisted for the CWA Dagger Award before winning the first Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award for Raven Black. She lives in Yorkshire, England. Visit her Web site at www.anncleeves.com.

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Red Bones
A Thriller
Ann Cleeves

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
September 2010
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312384432
ISBN10: 0312384432
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 400 pages
$15.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
September 2009
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ISBN: 9781429928403
ISBN10: 1429928409
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 400 pages
$9.99
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