Wild Fire - Shetland (Hardback)Ann Cleeves (author)
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Ann Cleeves' Shetland has become a weathervane for quality serial crime fiction. A fitting conclusion to the series - weaving personal strands with expertly plotted procedural plot - Wild Fire is the work of an author at the height of their powers.
The eighth, and final book in Ann Cleeves' phenomenal, bestselling Shetland series - the inspiration for a major BBC One drama - Wild Fire closes the door on Jimmy Perez with an electrifying finish.
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.
For Perez the stakes are high. He returns to face not only a knotty and unforgiving case, but also a reckoning with his boss and on-off lover Willow Reeves. With Reeves running the case, it sets their personal and private lives on course for a collision from which neither will emerge the same.
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: 689 g
Dimensions: 310 x 180 x 50 mm
'An accomplished end to a fine series.' - The 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.' - The 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
'Jimmy Perez is a fine creation.' - Peter Robinson
'The best living evoker of landscape.' - Mark Lawson, The Guardian
'Ann's characterization is worthy of the best writers in the field.' - The Daily Express
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