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  • The Sleeping and the Dead

  • By: Ann Cleeves
  • Narrated by: John Telfer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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The Sleeping and the Dead

By: Ann Cleeves
Narrated by: John Telfer
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Publisher's Summary

The Sleeping and The Dead is a tense psychological thriller from Ann Cleeves, author and creator of three astounding TV series: Shetland, Vera and The Long Call.

'Cleeves again excels in her sense of place in this cleverly plotted psychological thriller' – The Times


Northumberland detective Peter Porteous is called to Cranwell Lake, where a diving instructor has made a gruesome discovery. In the water lies a corpse – the body of a teenager who has clearly been dead for many years.

After trawling through the missing persons files, Porteous comes to the conclusion that the corpse is Michael Grey, an enigmatic and secretive young man who was reported missing by his foster parents in 1972.

The news report leaves prison officer Hannah Morton in shock. Michael had been her boyfriend, and she had been with him the night he disappeared. And now the discovery is bringing back dreaded, long-buried memories from her past . . .

Ann Cleeves Classic Crime - engaging mysteries to savour, beloved characters to meet again.

©2011 Ann Cleeves (P)2018 Isis Ulverscroft

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