Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute

Book: Dead Water (August 2023)

By Ann Cleeves

August 29, 2023

The Fifth Shetland Novel

A journalist working a story.  Now his murder is a headline…

When the body of a journalist is found in a traditional Shetland boat, Detective Inspecter Willow Reeves is drafted in to head up the investigation.

Jimmy Perez had been out of the loop, but his local knowledge is needed and he decides to help the inquiry.  Originally a Shetlander, the journalist had left the islands years before to make a name for himself in London, leaving a scandal in his wake.  He had few friends in Shetland, so why was he back?

When Willow and Jimmy dig deeper, they realize the journalist was chasing a story that many Shetlanders didn’t want to come to the surface.  One that must have been significant enough to kill him for…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required