Friday, June 15, 2007

Ann Cleeves' follow-up to Raven Black

The second book in the planned quartet of novels set on Shetland is to be called 'White Nights'. On Ann Cleeves' website, she says:
The launch of an exhibition at The Herring House art gallery is disturbed by a stranger who bursts into tears, then claims not to remember who he is or where he comes from. The next day he's found dead, wearing a clown's mask.

Set in mid-summer, the book captures the unsettling nature of a landscape where the sun never quite sets and where people are not as they first seem.

White Nights is scheduled for publication in the UK in April 2008.
The first Shetland/Jimmy Perez book, Raven Black won the 2006 CWA Duncan Lawrie Dagger.

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