The Darkest Evening A Vera Stanhope Novel

By Ann Cleeves

From Ann Cleeves―New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows―comes the stunning new Vera Stanhope novel, The Darkest Evening.


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The darkest evening hides the deadliest secrets.

As she drives back to her home in the hills, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope takes a wrong turn, leading her to a car that has skidded off the road. She stops to help, but there is no driver to be seen. Then she hears a cry: a toddler is strapped in the backseat.

Vera takes the child and, driving on, arrives at the place she knows well. Brockburn is a large, grand house in the wild northern countryside, now a little shabby and run-down. It’s also where her father, Hector, grew up. Inside, there’s a party in full swing. Outside, unbeknownst, a woman lies dead.

As a blizzard closes in, Brockburn begins to give up its secrets, and as Vera digs deeper into her investigation, she also begins to uncover her family’s complicated past.

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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 1 × 8.5 in