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Ann Cleeves

Who is Ann Cleeves?

Ann Cleeves (born 1954) is a British mystery crime writer. She wrote the Vera Stanhope, Jimmy Perez, and Matthew Venn series, all three of which have been adapted into TV shows. In 2006 she won the Duncan Lawrie Dagger for her novel Raven Black , the first novel in the Jimmy Perez series. Early life and career Cleeves was born in Herefordshire and brought up in north Devon where she attended Barnstaple Grammar School; she studied English at the University of Sussex but dropped out and then took up various jobs including cook at the Fair Isle bird observatory, auxiliary coastguard, probation officer, library outreach worker and child care officer. Personal life She lives in Whitley Bay, and is widowed with two daughters. Honours, awards, and media appearences In 2006 she won the Duncan Lawrie Dagger for her novel Raven Black. In 2014 Cleeves was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Sunderland. In 2015, Cleeves was the Programming Chair for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival & the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. In 2015, she was shortlisted for the Dagger in the Library UK Crime Writers' Association award for an author's body of work in British libraries (UK). In February 2019 Ann Cleeves appeared on Desert Island Discs.Cleeves was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours for services to reading and libraries. Bibliography Palmer-Jones A Bird in the Hand (1986), ISBN 978-0-712-69476-6 Come Death and High Water (1987), ISBN 978-0-712-61670-6 Murder in Paradise (1988), ISBN 978-0-712-61965-3 A Prey to Murder (1989), ISBN 978-0-712-62557-9 Another Man's Poison (1992), ISBN 978-0-333-58258-9 Sea fever (1993), ISBN 978-0-333-60494-6 The Mill on the Shore (1994), ISBN 978-0-333-61345-0 High Island Blues (1996), ISBN 978-0-333-66011-9Inspector Ramsay A Lesson in Dying (1990), ISBN 978-0-712-63415-1 Murder in My Backyard (1991), ISBN 978-0-712-63830-2 A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy (1992), ISBN 978-0-333-57093-7 Killjoy (1993), ISBN 978-0-333-59275-5 The Healers (1995), ISBN 978-0-333-63724-1 The Baby Snatcher (1997), ISBN 978-0-333-69179-3Vera Stanhope These novels, except for The Glass Room, have been dramatized in the television series Vera on ITV, which stars Brenda Blethyn in the title role. The programme premiered in May 2011. The Crow Trap (1999), ISBN 978-0-333-76627-9 Telling Tales (2005), ISBN 978-1-405-04647-3 Hidden Depths (2007), ISBN 978-1-405-05473-7 Silent Voices (2011), ISBN 978-0-230-74581-0 The Glass Room (2012), ISBN 978-0-230-74582-7 Harbour Street (2014), ISBN 978-0-230-76018-9 The Moth Catcher (2015), ISBN 978-1-447-27828-3 The Seagull (2017), ISBN 978-1-447-27834-4 The Darkest Evening (2020), ISBN 978-1-509-88951-8Shetland Island In 2013, Red Bones was dramatised by David Kane for BBC television as the first episode of the series Shetland, which stars Douglas Henshall as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez. Episodes broadcast in 2014 were based on Raven Black, Dead Water, and Blue Lightning. The Four Seasons QuartetRaven Black (2006), ISBN 978-1-405-05472-0; Gold Dagger Award White Nights (2008), ISBN 978-0-312-38433-3 Red Bones (2009), ISBN 978-0-230-01446-6 Blue Lightning (2010), ISBN 978-0-312-38435-7The Four Elements QuartetDead Water (2013), ISBN 978-0-230-76017-2 Thin Air (2014), ISBN 978-0-230-76019-6 Cold Earth (2016), ISBN 978-1-447-27818-4 Wild Fire (2018), ISBN 978-1-447-27824-5A Shetland Island series travel tie-in preceding the below released Too Good To Be True. Shetland (2015), ISBN 978-1-509-80979-0A Shetland Island series novella following the above non-fiction Shetland and preceding Cold Earth. Too Good To Be True (2016), ISBN 978-1-509-80611-9; novellaTwo Rivers First book is the adaptive basis for The Long Call ITV series starring Ben Aldridge as DI Matthew Venn. The Long Call (2019), ISBN 978-1-509-88956-3 The Heron's Cry (2021), ISBN 978-1-509-88968-6Standalone novels The Sleeping and the Dead (2001), ISBN 978-0-333-90648-4 Burial of Ghosts (2003), ISBN 978-1-405-00113-7TV series adaptations The Vera Stanhope novels have been dramatised as the TV detective series Vera; the Jimmy Perez novels as the TV series Shetland; and the Matthew Venn novel The Long Call (from Cleeves' Two Rivers book series) as the TV series The Long Call (premiered autumn 2021). References External links Ann Cleeves: biography Ann Cleeves Interview with WritersNewsWeekly.com Interview on Keeper of the Snails Harbour Street : Review Story behind Harbour Street - Online essay by Ann Cleeves When a young archaeologist discovers a set of human remains, the locals are intrigued - Online Book Store

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