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The Seagull (Vera Stanhope 8) - Ann Cleeves

The Seagull (Vera Stanhope 8) - Ann Cleeves

Title: The Seagull

Author:  Ann Cleeves

ISBN:  9781447278344

Weight:  917g

Signed first edition, first printing



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The Seagull by Ann Cleeves

Shrewd.  Smart.  Challenging.  Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope is on the case.

When prison inmate and former police officer John Brace says he’s willing to give up information about a long-dead wheeler dealer in return for protection for his family, Vera knows that she has to look into his claims.

But opening up this cold case strikes much closer to home than Vera anticipates as her investigation takes her back in time to The Seagull, a once decadent and now derelict nightclub where her deceased father and his friends used to congregate.

As Vera’s past collides dangerously with the present, she will have to confront her unwanted memories and face the possibility that her father was involved in what happened.  The truth is about to come out but is Vera ready for what it will reveal?

The Seagull is Ann Cleeves’ searing eighth novel in the bestselling Vera Stanhope series, about corruption deep in the heart of a community, and about fragile, and fracturing, family relationships.

Peer & Press Reviews

I loved The Seagull – quite simply it reminds me why Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers!  I relish learning more about Vera with each book, and The Seagull provides fresh insight into one of our most complex and lovable sleuths.

Louise Penny, author of the Chief Inspector Gamache series

Nobody does unsettling undercurrents better than Ann Cleeves.

Val McDermid

An excellent, atmospheric mystery.  Ann Cleeves is our Queen in the North, and The Seagull another jewel in her crown.

Mick Herron, author of the Jackson Lamb Thriller series

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title: The Seagull
Book Features
Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Series: Vera Stanhope – book 8
Overall condition: Fine / Fine (for more info, see our article on condition grades)
Signed: On the title page
Book Stats
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan
Publication date:
Printed by: CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13: 9781447278344
ISBN 10: 1447278348
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 397
Size (h x w x d): 241 x 162 x 38mm
Design Credits
Author photograph: Micha Theiner
Jacket photography: Shutterstock

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