Raven Black: Book One of the Shetland Island Quartet (Shetland Island Mysteries)

by Ann Cleeves | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0312359675 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 1/15/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, January 15, 2017
I've enjoyed later books in Cleeves' "Shetland" series, so was glad to find this fair-condition softcover of the first book at a local thrift shop.

This volume introduces us to police inspector Jimmy Perez and his life on the remote Shetland Islands. We also meet divorcee Fran Hunter and her young daughter - and it's Fran herself who finds the murder victim, the body beset by ravens... Suspicion falls on a local loner who's been seen talking to the victim and other young women, but is that too pat a solution?

And then Fran's daughter goes missing...

Dandy mystery, with an intriguing setting and characters that I want to know more about.

[There's a TV series based on the books, and a short TV Tropes page on the series.]

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Bahama Breeze restaurant in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts USA on Thursday, February 02, 2017

Released 3 yrs ago (2/2/2017 UTC) at Bahama Breeze restaurant in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts USA


I left this book on a bench in front of Bahama Breeze at around 7; hope the finder enjoys it!

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*** Released for the 2017 Great Backyard Bird Count release challenge; see the GBBC page here. ***

*** Released for the 2017 TV Series release challenge. ***

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