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  • Location: Northumberland, North East England

Hidden Depths (Vera Stanhope 3)

2000s: This book evokes the area very well: Foxhunters, Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice, North Shields, Morpeth and Newcastle.

  • Location: Tyne Valley, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Silent Voices (Vera Stanhope 4)

2000s: Discover Northumberland and the character of Vera Stanhope who works with Northumbria police in her attempts to solve crime. Travel to the beautiful Tyne…

  • Location: Yorkshire

Telling Tales (Vera Stanhope 2)

2000s: This time Vera heads to East Yorkshire and the bird watching landscape of Spurn Point. Vera however is watching and waiting for criminals…

  • Location: Northumberland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (fictional Mardle)

Harbour Street (Vera Stanhope 6)

2000s: Ann Cleeves. Northumberland. A classic crime writer who lives and breathes the North East! Mardle and Partington may be fictional but they are inspired…

  • Location: Shetland Islands, Sullom Voe

Dead Water (Shetland 5)

2000s: Shetland is once again evoked through the eyes of Ann Cleeves whose love for the islands shines through. Here she writes about the fishing…

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A Poisoner’s Tale

1651: Inspired by the true story of Giulia Tofana: The Angel of Death with a Vial of Vengeance

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