Betrayal can be deadly . . .
After years of deadly silence, a killer re-emerges . . .
A killer watching . . . a community waits. . .
The dead cannot speak . . .
It’s written in blood . . .
A silent community. A murderer among them.
The seventh novel in the Vera Stanhope series
Ann Cleeves, winner of the 2017 CWA Diamond Dagger, delivers The Seagull, her searing eighth novel in the bestselling Vera Stanhope series. A cold case takes Vera back in time, and very close to home, as she looks into the fragile, and fracturing, family relationships deep in the heart of her community.