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Review: Ann Cleeves – The Glass Room

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The books by Ann Cleeves featuring the Northumberland detective Vera Stanhope are a favourite of mine, with their evocative settings and the marvellously ‘lardy’ female protagonist. I’ve recently started to read her Shetland series which I am enjoying but the temptation of a new Vera book was impossible to resist.

The Glass Room features a group of aspiring and established writers who are gathered at ‘The Writer’s House’ a country retreat offering residential courses. Vera has been asked by Jack, her hippie neighbour to find his missing girlfriend Joanna, and Vera soon tracks her down to the retreat. However, when Vera arrives at the house she finds a dead body in the glass room and Joanna identified as the prime suspect. To investigate the killing, Vera begins to unpick the backgrounds of both the writers and students, in addition to the strange mother and son who run the retreat. Soon…

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MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

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