Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves



Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels, including the Vera Stanhope and Shetland series on which ITV’s and BBC One’s dramas are based. She worked as a probation officer, librarian, bird observatory cook, and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing, and remains a passionate champion for libraries. She’s been awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the 2017 CWA Diamond Dagger, and is a member of ‘Murder Squad’, working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction. Ann lives in North Tyneside near where the Vera books are set, and her latest novel, the no 1 Sunday Times bestseller, The Long Call, is the first in her Two Rivers series set in Devon where she grew up.

Ann Cleeves 是30多部廣受好評的小說的作者,其中包括 Vera Stanhope;她的小說 Shetland系列也被改編為電視劇和電視劇。 在開始寫作之前,她曾擔任感化官,圖書管理員,觀鳥台廚師和輔助海岸警衛隊的工作,並一直是圖書館的熱情擁護者。 她獲得了犯罪寫作的最高榮譽 – 2017年的 CWA Diamond Dagger 奬,並且是 “Murder Squad” 的成員,與其他英國北部作家一起推廣犯罪小說。 Ann 住在 Vera 集訂地附近的北泰恩賽德。她的最新小說 《The Long Call》是《星期日泰晤士報》第一暢銷書, 也是她 Two Rivers 系列中第一部以她長大的地方德文郡作為情節背景的小說。

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