Ann Cleeves at Thornaby Central Library

Ann Cleeves at Thornaby Central Library
  • Thornaby Central Library, Wrightson House, Pavilion Shopping Centre, Thornaby, Stockton, TS17 9EW
    Thornaby Central Library
    Wrightson House Pavilion Shopping Centre Thornaby Stockton, TS17 9EW UNITED KINGDOM
  • 23/04/2016 14:00 - 23/04/2016 15:00


Prize-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves will be speaking at Thornaby Central Library as part of the Pan Macmillan Big North Book Run 2016. The price of the tickets 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.