The Seagull

By: Cleeves, Ann

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Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black boards and spine with title and author on spine in white. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 397 pages. A Vera Stanhope Mystery, No. 8. A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent, and now inmate, John Brace. Brace was convicted of corruption and involvement in the death of a gamekeeper – and Vera played a key part in his downfall.Now, Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer who disappeared in the mid-nineties, if she will look out for his daughter and grandchildren. He tells her that Marshall is dead, and that his body is buried close to St Mary’s Island in Whitley Bay. However, when a search team investigates, officers find not one skeleton, but two.This cold case case takes Vera back in time, and very close to home, as Brace and Marshall, along with a mysterious stranger known only as ‘the Prof’, were close friends of Hector, her father. Together, they were the 'Gang of Four’, regulars at a glamorous nightclub called The Seagull. Hector had been one of the last people to see Marshall alive. As the past begins to collide dangerously with the present, Vera confronts her prejudices and unwanted memories to dig out the truth . . .The Seagull is a searing new novel by Sunday Times bestselling author Ann Cleeves, about corruption deep in the heart of a community, and fragile, and fracturing, family relationships.

Title: The Seagull

Author: Cleeves, Ann

Categories: Other,

Edition: First US Edition

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books / Thomas Dunne: 2017

ISBN Number: 1250124867

ISBN Number 13: 9781250124869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Our Product Number: 609048

Keywords: FICTION MYSTERY DETECTIVE WOMEN SLEUTHS,