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The Darkest Evening by Ann Cleeves

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Also by Ann Cleeves:

The Darkest Evening, September 2020
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The Long Call, September 2019
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The Long Call, September 2019
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The Seagull, November 2018
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The Moth Catcher, September 2017
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The Seagull, September 2017
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Cold Earth, April 2017
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The Crow Trap, March 2017
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The Moth Catcher, October 2016
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Harbour Street, September 2016
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Thin Air, August 2016
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Harbour Street, December 2015
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Thin Air, May 2015
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Dead Water, February 2015
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Silent Voices, July 2014
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Dead Water, February 2014
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Silent Voices, May 2013
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Red Bones, October 2010
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Blue Lightning, October 2010
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White Nights, June 2009
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White Nights, September 2008
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Raven Black, July 2008
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The Darkest Evening
Ann Cleeves

Vera Stanhope #9
Minotaur Books
September 2020
On Sale: September 8, 2020
384 pages
ISBN: 125020450X
EAN: 9781250204509
Kindle: B084G2Q7HR
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Suspense | Mystery Police Procedural

DCI Vera Stanhope returns in The Darkest Evening, the ninth novel in Sunday Times bestseller Ann Cleeves' enduringly popular series.

Driving home during a swirling blizzard, Vera Stanhope's only thought is to get there quickly.

But the snow is so heavy, she becomes disoriented and loses her way. Ploughing on, she sees a car slewed off the road ahead of her. With the driver's door open, Vera assumes the driver has sought shelter but when she inspects the car she is shocked to find a young toddler strapped in the back seat.

Afraid they will freeze, Vera takes the child and drives on, arriving at Brockburn, a run-down stately home she immediately recognizes as the house her father Hector grew up in.

Inside Brockburn a party is in full swing, with music and laughter to herald the coming Christmas. But outside in the snow, a young woman lies dead and Vera knows immediately she has a new case. Could this woman be the child's mother, and if so, what happened to her?

A classic country house mystery with a contemporary twist, Ann Cleeves returns with a brilliant Vera novel to savour.

Vera Stanhope

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