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Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote.
Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, an English family move to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life.
But when a young nanny’s body is found hanging in the barn of their home, rumours of her affair with the husband begin to spread like wild fire.
With suspicion raining down on the family, DI Jimmy Perez is called in to investigate, knowing that it will mean the return to the islands of his on-off lover and boss Willow Reeves, who will run the case.
Perez is facing the most disturbing investigation of his career. Is he ready for what is to come?
Intricately plotted and elegantly written -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) Ann Cleeves' final Shetland novel is a masterpiece of tangled family threads and crime smoke and mirrors * Crime Review * Boy, are we going out with a bang . . . Whether you're a huge fan of detective inspector Jimmy Perez or a total newcomer to the series, you'll find plenty to keep you enthralled * Heat * This page-turning thriller harbours many secrets and lies, all revealed with superbly sustained suspense. Your heart is guaranteed to be in your mouth by the final chapter * My Weekly * Cleverly plotted, with a brilliant evocation of the Scots islands * Sunday Mirror * A fantastic end to one of the key detective series of the past decade -- Ragnar Johansson, author of Snowblind Deft plotting, strong characters and the masterful evocation of a rugged landscape make this a splendid ending to an excellent series * Guardian * Cleeves' setting is beautifully evoked . . . this is as finely crafted and satisfying as a well-made piece of furniture - just look at the workmanship * The Times * Even by her standards this is an outstanding thriller * Sunday Express * Farewell Jimmy Perez! I'm a big fan of Cleeves' complex crime novels and this is no exception . . . Atmospheric, compelling and ultimately satisfying * Woman & Home * An accomplished end to a fine series * Sunday Times *
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