Ann Cleeves (Photo Credit: © Ph Matsas / Opale)
Ann Cleeves is a British author of crime fiction, mystery and thriller novels. Ann worked a number of jobs, including working as a child care officer, women’s refuge leader, bird observatory cook and auxiliary coastguard and then went back to college to become a probation officer. Her first series that she wrote featured elderly naturalist George Palmer-Jones – a couple of which Ann admits are “seriously dreadful.” Since then, she has written the Inspector Ramsay, Vera Stanhope and Shetland Island series.

Ann Cleeves made her debut as a published novelist in 1986 with A Bird in the Hand. Below is a list of Ann Cleeves’ books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Palmer-Jones Books


A Bird in the Hand(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Come Death and High Water(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Paradise(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Prey to Murder(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea Fever(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Another Man's Poison(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mill on the Shore(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Island Blues(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Inspector Ramsay Books


A Lesson in Dying(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in My Backyard(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Day in the Death of Dorothea Cassidy(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killjoy(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Healers(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Baby Snatcher(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Vera Stanhope Books


The Crow Trap(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Telling Tales(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hidden Depths(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Voices(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Glass Room(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harbour Street(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shetland Island Books


Raven Black(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Nights(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Bones(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blue Lightning(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Water(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thin Air(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Sleeping and the Dead(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Burial of Ghosts(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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