Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves
A Thriller (Shetland Island Quartet)

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Inspector Jimmy Perez takes his fiancé home to Fair Isle, the tiny island he comes from, to meet his parents. The island is a magnet for bird watchers, who congregate at the local inn and lighthouse. When a local married celebrity, who had an eye for the lads, is murdered, Perez discovers that the suspects are very close to him indeed. With a sensational ending destined to create much buzz in the mystery world, Blue Lightning will thrill suspense fans everywhere. This series is the basis for the hit BBC show Shetland, starring Douglas Henshall, which attracted over 12 million viewers in its first two nights on the air.
 

About Ann Cleeves

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ANN CLEEVES is reader-in-residence for the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, and was twice shortlisted for the Dagger Award before winning the first Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award for Raven Black, the first in the Jimmy Perez series which also includes White Nights, Red Bones, and Blue Lightning. Vera, the television show based on the Vera Stanhope series, is now filming its third season. It is available to stream on Netflix. Ann Cleeves lives in Yorkshire, England.
 
Published September 28, 2010 by Minotaur Books. 368 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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Nobody, not even the murderer, can leave the island until the storm clears.

Aug 06 2010 | Read Full Review of Blue Lightning: A Thriller (S...

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With no way off the island until the storms abate - Jimmy knows he has to work quickly.

Sep 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Blue Lightning: A Thriller (S...

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