Series InformationVera Stanhope series.
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- ISBN: 9781427266422 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1427266425 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States]: Macmillan Audio, 2015.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Read by Charlie Hardwick.
Ann Cleeves has thrilled audiences everywhere with her critically acclaimed mystery series set in the Shetland Islands, which began with the award-winning Raven Black. Now, Cleeves is back with another compelling mystery series (set in Northumberland, England). This one features detective Vera Stanhope, the lead character played by Brenda Blethyn on the hit television series "Vera." Destined for the same kind of fame achieved by Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse, the show is a favorite of millions of viewers in the U.K. When Vera finds the body of a woman in the sauna of her local gym, she wonders briefly if, for once in her life, she's uncovered a simple death of natural causes. But when a closer inspection reveals bruises around the victim's throat, Vera's team start their investigation. Vera and her colleagues soon uncover details in the victim's past that may explain her untimely death. But Vera knows from experience that there's no such thing as a simple case, and this one gets more baffling by the minute. With pitch-perfect writing, a finely tuned mystery, and a protagonist with a complex past of her own, Silent Voices is a stand out penned by one of Britain's most successful mystery writers.
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