A classic psychological crime novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope series.
Burial of Ghosts is a page-turning standalone crime novel from Ann Cleeves, author and creator of the three astounding TV series Shetland, Vera and The Long Call.
Abandoned as a baby, twenty-five-year-old Lizzie Bartholomew spent her childhood moving between foster homes and has had more than her fair share of troubles.
Now a holiday in Morocco seems to be the perfect escape. Especially when she meets Philip, a fellow tourist. After a brief affair, Lizzie returns to England, only to find a solicitor's letter waiting for her.
Philip Samson has died and has left Lizzie a gift of £15,000 in his will. But there are conditions attached to this unexpected legacy that will soon force Lizzie to confront terrifying secrets from her past life . . .
Cleeves combines a flair for evoking sense of place with a thoughtful, complex plot * The Mail on Sunday *
A traditional mystery of the best sort * The Guardian *
Hauntingly written, it evokes every possible emotion with Ann’s gripping narrative’ * Woman *
Brilliant, thoughtful and deeply engaging -- Sara Paretsky, New York Times bestselling author of the V. I. Warshawski series
Ann Cleeves is a phenomenal talent. With unfailing skill, gorgeous setting, flawless plot and seamless voice, she brilliantly conjures new worlds in crime fiction. -- Hank Phillippi Ryan, author of The Murder List
Cleeves writes of the left-behind and the unfortunate with intelligence and compassion’ * Literary Review *
Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm x 30mm