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The Seagull

(2017)
(The eighth book in the Vera Stanhope series)
A novel by

 
 
From Ann Cleeves—New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—comes The Seagull.

"I loved The Seagull — quite simply it reminds me why Ann Cleeves is one of my favorite mystery writers! I relish learning more about Vera with each book, and The Seagull provides fresh insight into one of our most complex and lovable sleuths."
New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny

"Definitely one of the best crime novels of 2017."—Reviewing the Evidence

A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent, and now inmate, John Brace. Brace was convicted of corruption and involvement in the death of a gamekeeper – and Vera played a key part in his downfall.

Now, Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer who disappeared in the mid-nineties, if she will look out for his daughter and grandchildren. He tells her that Marshall is dead, and that his body is buried close to St Mary’s Island in Whitley Bay. However, when a search team investigates, officers find not one skeleton, but two.

This cold case case takes Vera back in time, and very close to home, as Brace and Marshall, along with a mysterious stranger known only as ‘the Prof’, were close friends of Hector, her father. Together, they were the 'Gang of Four’, regulars at a glamorous nightclub called The Seagull. Hector had been one of the last people to see Marshall alive. As the past begins to collide dangerously with the present, Vera confronts her prejudices and unwanted memories to dig out the truth . . .

The Seagull is a searing new novel by Sunday Times bestselling author Ann Cleeves, about corruption deep in the heart of a community, and fragile, and fracturing, family relationships.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Ann Cleeves's The Seagull

Hardback Editions

June 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4448-3704-4 / 978-1-4448-3704-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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August 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Seagull (Vera Stanhope)
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4472-7834-8 / 978-1-4472-7834-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-250-12486-7 / 978-1-250-12486-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-250-19332-X / 978-1-250-19332-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Seagull (Vera Stanhope)
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4472-7836-4 / 978-1-4472-7836-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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August 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Seagull (Vera Stanhope)
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4472-7835-6 / 978-1-4472-7835-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Audio Editions

October 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4450-4518-4 / 978-1-4450-4518-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4450-4519-2 / 978-1-4450-4519-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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October 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
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October 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Seagull
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
ISBN: 1-4272-9164-0 / 978-1-4272-9164-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery, Book 8
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2017 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Seagull (Vera Stanhope)
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Mystery
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   


August 2017 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Seagull: A Vera Stanhope Novel 8
Author(s): Ann Cleeves
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon AU