Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is the author of over 30 critically acclaimed novels, including the Vera Stanhope and Shetland series on which ITV’s and BBC One’s dramas are based. She’s been awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the 2017 CWA Diamond Dagger, and is a passionate champion for libraries. Ann lives in North Tyneside where the Vera books are set, and her new Two Rivers series is based in Devon where she grew up.