Praise for Red Bones 'Like a smoky Shetland peat fire, this elegantly written, slow
-burning intrigue shrouds you in mystery and crackles with inner heat' Peter
James 'Red Bones gives us plenty to chew on; an intricate plot, quirky characters
The third Shetland novel Sometimes the dead won’t stay buried . . . When a young archaeologist uncovers a set of human remains, the island settlers are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman is shot in what appears to be a tragic accident in the middle of the night, Shetland detective Jimmy Perez is called to investigate. The sparse landscape and the emptiness of the sea have bred a fierce and secretive people. As Jimmy looks to the islanders for answers, he finds instead two feuding families whose envy, greed and bitterness have lasted generations. Surrounded by people he doesn't know and in unfamiliar territory, Jimmy finds himself out of his depth. As the spring weather shrouds the island in claustrophobic mists, Perez must dig up old secrets to reveal the truth . . . Red Bones is the third book in Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series – a major BBC One drama, starring Douglas Henshall.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-23 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan
The third Shetland novel Sometimes the dead won’t stay buried . . . When a young archaeologist uncovers a set of human remains, the island settlers are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman is shot in what appears to be
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Mercer University Press
"What started out as a quest to find the mother of her beloved grandfather, became for Patricia Waak a revelation about the diversity of her family. It became, in fact, a spiritual journey as she visited cemeteries, courthouses, and archives from Accomack County, Virginia, to Goliad, Texas. Filled with transcriptions
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-17 - Publisher: Riverhead Books
An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming. Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces..