Wild Fire is the eighth, and final book, in Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series - a major BBC One drama starring Douglas Henshall as Jimmy Perez.
Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote.
Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, a new English family move to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny's body is found hanging in the barn of their home, rumours of her affair with the husband begin to spread like wild fire.
With suspicion raining down on the family, DI Jimmy Perez is called in to investigate. For him it will mean returning to the islands of his on-off lover and boss Willow Reeves, who will run the case.
Perez is already facing the most disturbing investigation of his career, when Willow drops a bombshell that will change his life forever. Is he ready for what is to come?
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An accomplished end to a fine series * Sunday Times * Farewell Jimmy Perez! I'm a big fan of Cleeves' complex crime novels and this is no exception . . . Atmospheric, compelling and ultimately satisfying * Woman & Home * Even by her standards this is an outstanding thriller * Sunday Express * Cleeves' setting is beautifully evoked . . . this is as finely crafted and satisfying as a well-made piece of furniture - just look at the workmanship * The Times * Deft plotting, strong characters and the masterful evocation of a rugged landscape make this a splendid ending to an excellent series * Guardian * A fantastic end to one of the key detective series of the past decade -- Ragnar Johansson, author of Snowblind Cleverly plotted, with a brilliant evocation of the Scots islands * Sunday Mirror * This page-turning thriller harbours many secrets and lies, all revealed with superbly sustained suspense. Your heart is guaranteed to be in your mouth by the final chapter * My Weekly * Boy, are we going out with a bang . . . Whether you're a huge fan of detective inspector Jimmy Perez or a total newcomer to the series, you'll find plenty to keep you enthralled * Heat * Ann Cleeves' final Shetland novel is a masterpiece of tangled family threads and crime smoke and mirrors * Crime Review * Intricately plotted and elegantly written -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
About Ann Cleeves
Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels, and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can now be found on television in ITV's Vera and BBC One's Shetland. The TV series and the books they are based on have become international sensations, capturing the minds of millions worldwide.
Ann worked as a probation officer, bird observatory cook, and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing. She is a member of `Murder Squad', working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction. Ann is also a passionate champion for libraries and was a National Libraries Day Ambassador in 2016. Ann lives in North Tyneside near where the Vera books are set.
Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves
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