The Crime Writers' Association

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves 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 northern writers to promote crime fiction. In 2006 Ann was awarded the Duncan Lawrie Dagger for Best Crime Novel, for Raven Black . Ann lives in North Tyneside. 

Ann Cleeves has not one but two hit TV series to her credit: Vera has been joined by Shetland – which is now a major BBC One drama starring Douglas Henshall as detective Jimmy Perez. Ann’s latest book is Thin Air, the next in the ‘Shetland’ series.

Books by Ann Cleeves

  • Thin Air Thin Air

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  • Harbour Street Harbour Street

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  • Offshore Offshore

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  • Raven Black Raven Black

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  • White Nights White Nights

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