Appearing Courtesy of Andy & Stuart Shatken
Ann Cleeves is the multi-million copy best-selling author behind two hit television series— ITV’s "Vera," starring Academy Award Nominee Brenda Blethyn, and the BBC’s "Shetland", starring Douglas Henshall—both of which are watched and loved in the US. The first Shetland novel, "Raven Black," won the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel, and Ann was awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger in 2017. "The Long Call," the first in the Two Rivers series introducing Detective Matthew Venn, was an instant New York Times best-seller. She lives in the UK.