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Wild Fire

A Shetland Island Mystery

by Ann Cleeves

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  • Published in USA  Sep 2018
    416 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Wild Fire is the much-anticipated final entry in Ann Cleeves's beloved Shetland Island series, which is now a major television triumph starring Douglas Henshall.

When the Flemings - designer Helena and architect Daniel - move into a remote community in the north of Shetland, they think it's a fresh start for themselves and their children.

But their arrival triggers resentment, and Helena begins to receive small drawings of a gallows and a hanged man. Gossip spreads like wildfire.

A story of dysfunctional families and fractured relationships, Inspector Jimmy Perez's eighth case will intrigue series fans and Shetland Island newcomers alike.

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"Starred Review. Intricately plotted and elegantly written, this installment is billed as Perez's final case. Series fans will be sorry to see the last of him." - Publishers Weekly

"The final case in this complex, character-driven series is a tour de force." - Kirkus

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Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves writes two series of traditional mysteries, both of which have been turned into hit TV series. The Vera Stanhope books have been made into the hit series "Vera" starring Brenda Blethyn. The Shetland novels feature Inspector Jimmy Perez and are being filmed by the BBC and titled "Shetland." Both series are also available in the U.S. through Netflix and PBS. Raven Black, the first Shetland novel, won the CWA Gold Dagger. Thin Air, the sixth Shetland novel, was shortlisted for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year in 2015 and Ann was presented the Lee Child Dead Good Readers' Award for Best Loner or Detective for Vera the same year. Ann Cleeves lives in England.

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