Wild Fire - Shetland (Hardback)Ann Cleeves (author)
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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, an 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, knowing that it will mean the return to the islands of his on-off lover and boss Willow Reeves, who will run the case.
Perez is facing the most disturbing investigation of his career. Is he ready for what is to come?
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 674 g
Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 42 mm
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 *
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)
Jimmy Perez is a fine creation -- Peter Robinson
The best living evoker of landscape -- Mark Lawson * Guardian *
Ann's characterization is worthy of the best writers in the field * Daily Express *
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“A fitting tribute and farewell to Jimmy Perez.”
What a fitting tribute and farewell to Jimmy Perez. Having followed him and his cases since book one, this is the last in the series and there’s a very fitting ending although it’s a new start for many characters.
“Ann Cleeves at her best”
With Wild Fire being the last in her Shetland series, Ann Cleeves has once again given us a master class on how to write crime fiction. Her writing is evocative, deftly building up the characters, and every book in... More
The last in Ann Cleeves fabulous Shetland series and I will definitely miss Jimmy Perez, I have loved these books and this one is no exception.
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