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  • Location: North East England, Holy Island

The Rising Tide

The Rising Tide

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2000s: Vera heads to Holy Island

  • ISBN: B09Q3BFJJ2
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural

What you need to know before your trail

Fifty years ago, a group of teenagers spent a weekend on Holy Island, forging a bond that has lasted a lifetime. Now, they still return every five years to celebrate their friendship, and remember the friend they lost to the rising waters of the causeway at the first reunion.

Now, when one of them is found hanged, Vera is called in. Learning that the dead man had recently been fired after misconduct allegations, Vera knows she must discover what the friends are hiding, and whether the events of many years before could have led to murder then, and now . . .

But with the tide rising, secrets long-hidden are finding their way to the surface, and Vera and the team may find themselves in more danger than they could have believed possible . . .

Travel Guide

Holy Island, Northumberland

This mysterious tidal island off Northumberland’s coast becomes inaccessible when the tide washes over its causeway. When it’s safe to cross the causeway. you can find charming cafes, an ancient priory, and a castle.

Perfect for a retreat like the one in the novel, right? Except this one ends in murder and Vera is soon on the case.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: The Rising Tide

Destination/Location: North East England,  Holy Island Author: Ann Cleeves  Departure: 200os

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