My Weekly’s Magical Flying Bookshop / Vera, Venn and vitreous murder weapons, with Ann Cleeves

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End your week with the first cosy instalment of My Weekly’s Magical Flying Bookshop – your feel-good fiction podcast, sponsored by Pavers.

Bestselling author Ann Cleeves – of Vera, Shetland and The Long Call fame – drops by the Bookshop for this very first episode to chat about her latest book, The Heron’s Cry. Ann answers all your questions, and also treats us to a special reading from her latest book. Find out why books are being prescribed, whether Ann watches her own TV shows, and when the next Vera book is out!

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📚 The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves:

📚 State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny: 

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