Forum Books Presents An Evening With Ann Cleeves

Date: Tuesday 5th September, 7pm

Venue: Newton Community Hall, Newton, Northumberland NE43

Vera Stanhope is back! And we are delighted Ann Cleeves is coming to talk about her new book ‘TheSeagull‘!

Ann Cleeves, writer, on August 19, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. For more information about using this image contact Micha Theiner: T: +44 (0) 7525 627 491 E: micha@michatheiner.com http:///www.michatheiner.com

The Seagull is Ann Cleeves’ searing eighth novel in the bestselling Vera Stanhope series, about corruption deep in the heart of a community, and about fragile, and fracturing, family relationships.

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 part in his downfall.

Brace promises Vera information about the disappearance of Robbie Marshall, a notorious wheeler-dealer, if she will look out for his daughter and grandchildren. He tells her that Marshall is dead, his body 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 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’, and Hector had been one of the last people to see Marshall alive. Vera must confront her prejudices and unwanted memories to dig out the truth, as the past begins to collide dangerously with the present . . .

Join us & Ann, for what is bound to be an incredible evening, on Tuesday 5th September 7pm at Newton Community Hall – tickets are the usual £5, which includes a glass of wine or something soft.

For ticket bookings, call us on 01434 632931 or pop into Forum Books, 8 Market Place, Corbridge, NE45 5AW

We look forward to seeing you!THE SEAGULL HB