From Ann Cleeves—bestselling and award-winning author of
the Vera and Shetland series, both of which
are hit TV shows—comes the first in a gripping new series.
“Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery
In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the
sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his
father’s funeral takes place. Once loved and cherished, the
day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up
in, he lost his family too.
Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call
from one of his team. A body has been found on the beach
nearby: a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck,
stabbed to death.
The case calls Matthew back into the community he thought he
had left behind, as deadly secrets hidden at its heart are
revealed, and his past and present collide.
An astonishing new novel told with compassion and searing
insight, The Long Call will captivate fans of Vera
and Shetland, as well as new readers.
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