Ann Cleeves and Mari Hannah at Central Library

Ann Cleeves and Mari Hannah at Central Library
  • Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester
    Central Library
    St Peter's Square Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
  • 22/04/2016 19:00 - 22/04/2016 20:00


Author of the acclaimed Vera and Shetland series, Ann Cleeves, will be speaking at Central Library with award-winning Mari Hannah, author of the Kate Daniels' novels, as part of the Pan Macmillan Big North Book Run 2016. Event cost includes refreshments.

About Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is the author behind ITV's Vera and BBC One's Shetland. She has written over twenty-five novels, and is the creator of detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez - characters loved both on screen and in print. Her books have now sold over 1 million copies worldwide. " " " " Ann worked as a probation officer, bird observatory cook and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing. She is a member of 'Murder Squad', working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction. In 2006 Ann was awarded the Duncan Lawrie Dagger (CWA Gold Dagger) for Best Crime Novel, for Raven Black, the first book in her Shetland series. In 2012 she was inducted into the CWA Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame. Ann lives in North Tyneside.