Ann Cleeves at Leam Lane Library

Ann Cleeves at Leam Lane Library
  • Leam Lane Library, 129 Cotemede, Leam Lane Estate, Gateshead, NE10 8QH
    Leam Lane Library
    129 Cotemede Leam Lane Estate, Gateshead NE10 8QH UNITED KINGDOM
  • 22/04/2016 13:30 - 22/04/2016 14:30


Prize-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves will be speaking at Leam Lane Library as part of the Pan Macmillan Big North Book Run 2016.

About Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves is the author of over thirty critically acclaimed novels, and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez who can now be found on television in ITV's Vera and BBC One's Shetland. The TV series and the books they are based on have become international sensations, capturing the minds of millions 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. Ann is also a passionate champion for libraries and was a National Libraries Day Ambassador in 2016. Ann lives in North Tyneside near where the Vera books are set.