Heron's Cry, The (The Two Rivers Series, 2) (Libro en Inglés)

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ISBN: 9781250204486
ISBN: 9781250204486
Editorial: Minotaur Books
Autor: Cleeves, Ann
Año de edición: 2022
N° Paginas: 400
Tipo de pasta: Pasta blanda
Descripción: New York Times bestseller Ann Cleeves returns with The Heron's Cry, the extraordinary follow-up to The Long Call, now a major TV series, alongside her two hit TV shows Shetland and Vera.AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!“In Matthew Venn, Ann has created a complex, daring, subtle character.” ―Louise Penny"A complex mystery full of surprises . . . this character-driven exploration of people's darkest flaws is a sterling example of Cleeves' formidable talents." ―Kirkus ReviewsNorth Devon is enjoying a rare hot summer with tourists flocking to its coastline. Detective Matthew Venn is called out to a rural crime scene at the home of a group of artists. What he finds is an elaborately staged murder--Dr Nigel Yeo has been fatally stabbed with a shard of one of his glassblower daughter's broken vases.Dr. Yeo seems an unlikely murder victim. He's a good man, a public servant, beloved by his daughter. Matthew is unnerved, though, to find that she is a close friend of Jonathan, his husband.Then another body is found--killed in a similar way. Matthew soon finds himself treading carefully through the lies that fester at the heart of his community and a case that is dangerously close to home.DI Matthew Venn returns in The Heron's Cry, in Ann Cleeves powerful next novel, proving once again that she is a master of her craft. Review A USA Today Bestseller!One of AARP's "26 Works of Fiction to Read this Season"“[A] well-plotted novel of unremitting suspense.”―Wall Street Journal"In her follow-up to The Long Call (2019), Cleeves provides a complex mystery full of surprises. This character-driven exploration of people’s darkest flaws is a sterling example of Cleeves’ formidable talents."―Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)"Well-crafted... intricate plotting, complex characters, and rich atmosphere... new and existing fans will be pleased."―Publishers Weekly"A wonderfully engrossing, by-the-book police procedural lush with Agatha Christie-esque atmosphere and intrigue."―Booklist“The vivid setting in The Heron's Cry casts the terrifying specter of violent death against the backdrop of carefree summer sunshine with maximum effect. The multi-dimensional lead characters have edges and scars--they're not always likable but are ultimately intriguing. A powerful cast of secondary characters are treated with the same compassionate insight.”―Shelf AwarenessPraise for The Long Call:An Instant New York Times BestsellerA USA Today BestsellerWinner of the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary NovelA People Magazine Best Book of Fall 2019A Wall Street Journal Bestseller!A Library Journal Best Book of 2019A September 2019 LibraryReads pick!A St. Louis Post Dispatch Best Book of 2019One of Aunt Agatha's Best Books of 2019"Cleeves's true strength lies in her descriptions of the natural world, gorgeously captured."―New York Times Book Review"Cleeves' acclaimed Shetland series may be history, but her newest detective―buttoned-up, gay, married, ex-evangelical Matthew Venn―is a righteous successor."―People"The plotting is complex and intriguing, the location comes alive, and the resolution satisfies... fans of Cleeves lamenting the end of the 'Shetland' series will find much to love in her new characters and setting."―Library Journal (starred)"Fans missing detective Jimmy Perez (Wild Fire, 2018, etc.) will find a worthy successor in the equally complex Venn, who presides over an excellent mystery in this series kickoff."―Kirkus"Cleeves makes good use of Devon local color and populates this subtle, expertly paced mystery with distinctive supporting characters."―Publishers Weekly"As usual with this talented author, the key is relationships, and the murder is an occasion to examine them and then, finally, to expose what rips them apart."―Booklist"Cleeves' new series is as nuanced, compassionate and compelling as her bestsellers starring two other gifted cops, Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez."―Seattle Times"Cleeves shows her usual mastery at c
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