Ann Cleeves

All Ann Cleeves Books In Order (Complete List)

Ann Cleeves is an English author of crime fiction. She is best known for her Vera Stanhope series and her Shetland series, both of which have been adapted into acclaimed ITV dramas. She has won multiple awards for her writing, including the 2015 CWA Diamond Dagger and the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year. Cleeves is the author of over 30 novels and is passionate about depicting the culture and communities of rural Britain.

Explore all 38 books written by Ann Cleeves, all arranged in the order they were published.

All Ann Cleeves Books in Order with their release dates.

A Bird in the Hand
1

A Bird in the Hand

Palmer-Jones, Book 1

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1986

3.7 (1814)

Come Death and High Water
2

Come Death and High Water

Palmer-Jones, Book 2

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1987

4.1 (1146)

Murder in Paradise
3

Murder in Paradise

Palmer-Jones, Book 3

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1988

4.2 (611)

A Prey to Murder
4

A Prey to Murder

Palmer-Jones, Book 4

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1989

4.1 (600)

A Lesson in Dying
5

A Lesson in Dying

Inspector Ramsay, Book 1

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1990

3.8 (3382)

Murder in My Backyard
6

Murder in My Backyard

Inspector Ramsay, Book 2

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1991

4.1 (2349)

A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy
7

A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy

Inspector Ramsay, Book 3

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1992

4.2 (1521)

Another Man's Poison
8

Another Man's Poison

Palmer-Jones, Book 5

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1992

4.3 (339)

Sea Fever
9

Sea Fever

Palmer-Jones, Book 6

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1993

4.2 (583)

Killjoy
10

Killjoy

Inspector Ramsay, Book 4

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1993

4.2 (1494)

The Mill on the Shore
11

The Mill on the Shore

Palmer-Jones, Book 7

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1994

4.1 (373)

The Healers
12

The Healers

Inspector Ramsay, Book 5

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1995

4.3 (939)

High Island Blues
13

High Island Blues

Palmer-Jones, Book 8

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1996

4.2 (353)

The Baby-Snatcher
14

The Baby-Snatcher

Inspector Ramsay, Book 6

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1997

4.3 (1659)

The Crow Trap
15

The Crow Trap

Vera Stanhope, Book 1

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 1999

4.2 (6922)

The Sleeping and the Dead
16

The Sleeping and the Dead

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2001

4.3 (3185)

Burial Of Ghosts
17

Burial Of Ghosts

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2003

4.1 (1486)

Telling Tales
18

Telling Tales

Vera Stanhope, Book 2

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2005

4.5 (5882)

Raven Black
19

Raven Black

Shetland Island, Book 1

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2006

4.4 (8233)

Hidden Depths
20

Hidden Depths

Vera Stanhope, Book 3

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2007

4.5 (4229)

White Nights
21

White Nights

Shetland Island, Book 2

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2008

4.5 (5582)

Red Bones
22

Red Bones

Shetland Island, Book 3

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2009

4.5 (4593)

Blue Lightning
23

Blue Lightning

Shetland Island, Book 4

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2010

4.5 (4739)

Silent Voices
24

Silent Voices

Vera Stanhope, Book 4

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2010

4.5 (4486)

The Glass Room
25

The Glass Room

Vera Stanhope, Book 5

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2012

4.6 (4267)

Dead Water
26

Dead Water

Shetland Island, Book 5

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2013

4.5 (5151)

Harbour Street
27

Harbour Street

Vera Stanhope, Book 6

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2014

4.6 (3875)

Thin Air
28

Thin Air

Shetland Island, Book 6

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2014

4.5 (4702)

The Moth Catcher
29

The Moth Catcher

Vera Stanhope, Book 7

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2015

4.6 (3903)

Too Good To Be True
30

Too Good To Be True

Shetland Island, Book 7

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2016

4.2 (2403)

Cold Earth
31

Cold Earth

Shetland Island, Book 8

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2016

4.6 (4256)

The Seagull
32

The Seagull

Vera Stanhope, Book 8

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2017

4.6 (4011)

Wild Fire
33

Wild Fire

Shetland Island, Book 9

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2018

4.6 (5963)

The Long Call
34

The Long Call

Two Rivers, Book 1

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2019

4.3 (10794)

Frozen
35

Frozen

Vera Stanhope, Book 9

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2020

4.1 (2221)

The Darkest Evening
36

The Darkest Evening

Vera Stanhope, Book 10

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2020

4.6 (12208)

The Heron's Cry
37

The Heron's Cry

Two Rivers, Book 2

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2021

4.4 (10973)

The Rising Tide
38

The Rising Tide

Vera Stanhope, Book 11

Author:Ann Cleeves

Publish Year : 2022

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