Prolific writer Ann Cleeves has said the murder-and-punishment structure of crime fiction is reassuring in a time of political chaos.
The award-winning crime writer behind the best-selling Shetland and Vera Stanhope novels has been recognised with an honorary award from Robert Gordon University.
Ann Cleeves has become synonymous with Shetland: both the place and the television series of the same name.
It’s 12 years since bestselling crime author Ann Cleeves first introduced detective Jimmy Perez to the world in her novel Raven Black.
The line-up for Aberdeen’s crime fiction festival was announced yesterday with a poisonous Agatha Christie-themed taster event.
Acclaimed author Ann Cleeves will headline a north-east village's book festival next month.
The woman behind the popular Shetland crime series - Ann Cleeves - reveals which fictional detectives make it into her top five.
Douglas Henshall has won the Best Actor in Television award at this year's Scottish Baftas for his role in the Shetland series.
Hardback by Macmillan, £16.99 (ebook £6.59) Fat, middle-aged detective Vera Stanhope seems an unlikely heroine. But the dishevelled sleuth has won millions of fans through Ann Cleeves' gritty crime thrillers, and the TV adaptation starring Brenda Blethyn. In the seventh and latest book, Vera is investigating a double murder in a sleepy Northumberland village.
Armchair sleuths across Moray will mark the beginning of a five-day literary extravaganza tonight with a visit from one of the country's top mystery writers.
Internationally renowned, bestselling crime writer Ann Cleeves, whose novels gave birth to the hit TV series Shetland, shares her views on these remote and fascinating northerly islands
Feisty female broadcasters Kirsty Wark and Sally Magnusson are to "bookend" Nairn Book and Arts Festival.