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Best Book (Trail) of the Month for September

  • Submitted: 2nd October 2022

Best booktrail of the Month for September 2022

Best Book (Trail) of the Month for September. This is the return of one of my favourite series. It was even better than I hoped for as it took the characters and plot in a new direction yet was familiar and lovely to be back again.

Set on a small island off the North East Coast……

BookTrail of the Month

Why this won September’s Book (Trail) of the Month

An old favourite back with a new adventure

Fresh direction for character and plot

 Great location

Witty and charming as usual

Drum roll please…..

The Rising Tide set on Holy Island - Ann Cleeves

The plot: 

Fifty years ago, a group of teenagers spent a weekend on Holy Island. They return every five years to celebrate their friendship, and remember the friend they lost to the sea.

However, on their return, one of them is found hanged. Enter Vera who gets to the bottom of what the hanged man was involved with prior to his death. Turns out the friends know more than they are letting on. If anyone is going to find out what is going on, it’s Vera.

Vera is back!!!!!

The nice location:

Holy Island. Vera hasn’t been here before and it’s great to see her come away from the mainland and head to the small historical island. There’s added tension as the tides come in and go out and there’s a risk of being trapped on the island.

The scene setting is just perfect. Vera brings out a new side to these locations and you always see them through her eyes. Next time I go, I hope not to see everything in the novel however!

ANN Cleeves


Ann Cleeves


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