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By Ann Cleeves

Dead Water is the 5th e-book in Ann Cleeves’s Shetland sequence – which has now been made right into a significant BBC1 drama starring Douglas Henshall. lifeless Water was once shortlisted for the Deanston Scottish Crime e-book of the 12 months 2013.

New York instances booklet Review wrote:

[Ann Cleeves is] in her point during this remarkable panorama, with its outdated croft homes and glossy oilfields - and water, water everywhere.

Publishers Weekly wrote:

The tensions among those that desire to look after their traditions and people who search the possibilities of recent applied sciences are subtly illustrated. Cleeves retains readers guessing concerning the perpetrator's identification until eventually the ultimate pages.

The Independent wrote:

a sharp notwithstanding sympathetic eye [...] a solidly developed piece of crime fiction, with the grieving detective as a touching and unique determine on the centre

Crimesquad wrote:

Cleeves brings the Shetlands to existence so vividly you could suppose the salty tang at the breeze as you learn her Shetland novels. lifeless Water is one other thoroughly gratifying story.

Mysteries in Paradise wrote:

This novel has every little thing we adore in a homicide secret - an excellent plot, a few neighborhood color, good defined settings, a few fascinating characters. a very good learn that flows like silk.

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Everyone eye-fucked us. There were Hells Angels coming and going all around. JJ, in an observational role, sat at the end of the bar and watched while fighting off offers for free drinks and motorcycle rides. The situation in the casino was palpably tense. The Angels knew the Mongols were around. They expected a fight, but they didn't know when or where it would start. The Angels had sent spies to the Mongols’ hotel and were convinced that the Mongols had returned the favor. No one seemed approachable, and I hadn't yet seen Smitty the main guy I wanted to meet.

Leaving Oakland, he relocated to Cave Creek, Arizona, a suburb north of Phoenix. With him came the Hells Angels, and with them came the intolerance for any club claiming to be their equal. The Dirty Dozen were in a hard spot. They were tough, but they lacked the resources—to say nothing of the international reputation—of the Hells Angels. The Dozen's members were given a choice: Disappear or patch over to the Angels. Most enthusiastically chose the latter. Others hung up their cuts for good. Others sought Angels membership but were denied.

A beep-beep went off, unlike the beep-beeps monitoring my heart and respiratory rates. A sound like a small servo followed. Not ten seconds later I was as high and happy as I could be. I passed back out. I woke up, I passed out, I woke up. Nurses changed my bedpan and sponged me down. I recovered some strength, I got up and walked around, dragging my setup—the IV, the morphine drip, the chest tube detached from its pump—around with me. After a few days I could walk up and down the hall once. After a week I could walk around the recovery unit.

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