Ann Cleeves is one of Britain’s most successful crime fiction authors. With over five million copies sold worldwide, her bestselling books are loved in print and on screen: the Vera Stanhope, Two Rivers and Shetland series are now major TV adaptations on ITV and BBC One respectively.
In 2017 Ann was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. Ann is also a passionate champion for libraries and was a National Libraries Day Ambassador in 2016.
(Author photo: David Hirst)