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The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1) For the first time in 20 years, Ann Cleeves international bestselling and award winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows embarks on a gripping new series.In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father s funeral takes place Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he grew up in, he lost his family too.Now, as he turns and walks away again, he receives a call from one of his team A body has been found on the beach nearby a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck, stabbed to death The case calls Matthew back into the community he thought he had left behind, as deadly secrets hidden at its heart are revealed, and his past and present collide.An astonishing new novel told with compassion and searing insight, The Long Call will captivate fans of Vera and Shetland, as well as new readers. Best Read Kindle ePUB The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1) author Ann Cleeves – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

New Read The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1)By Ann Cleeves For Kindle ePUB or eBook – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • The Long Call (Two Rivers, #1)
  • Ann Cleeves
  • English
  • 15 November 2017
  • 1250204445

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  1. What a pleasure it is to read such a well written character driven mystery British author, Ann Cleeves, has brought to life a very fine new character in Senior Detective Matthew Venn He is not your typical drunken, wise ass detective Instead, Cleeves has given us a compassionate and introspective mind Matthew is a senior investigator who is unsure of himself when leading his evening briefings with his team, unbeknownst to them, which is very endearing Also to my liking is the way Matthew s m What a pleasure it is to read such a well written character driven mystery British author, Ann Cleeves, has brought to life a very fine new character in Senior Detective Matthew Venn He is not your typical drunken, wise ass detective Instead, Cleeves has given us a compassionate and introspective mind Matthew is a senior investigator who is unsure of himself when leading his evening briefings with his team, unbeknownst to them, which is very endearing Also to my liking is the way Matthew s mind works when deducting clues from all his sources of information Smartly done.Matthew s background is very nicely brought to light in the first of Cleeves new series A body is found on a beach in North Devon, England, which brings him back to his former life as a member of a strict religious group called The Brethren and his estranged family Th...

  2. 4 stars for a well done police procedural.I have read 1 other book by Ann Cleeves, The Crow Trap which is book 1 in the Vera Stanhope series I gave that book 3.5 stars rounded up to 4 because it moved very slowly at times This book moved along well and held my interest The characters were believable and I was not sure who did what until towards the end, The DI Detective Inspector in charge of a murder investigation is Matthew Venn He is a gay man married to Jonathan, head of The Woodyard, 4 stars for a well done police procedural.I have read 1 other book by Ann Cleeves, The Crow Trap which is book 1 in the Vera Stanhope series I gave that book 3.5 stars rounded up to 4 because it moved very slowly at times This book moved along well and held my interest The characters were believable and I was not sure who did what until towards the end, The DI Detective Inspector in charge of a mu...

  3. Ann Cleeves has started a new series with The Long Call The book, named for the cry of a herring gull, The cry which always sounded to him like an inarticulate howl of pain Cleeves has developed a great set of characters here Our main character, Matthew is a DI in Barnstaple He s smart, a complex thinker, a loving and loved man in a healthy relationship The story starts with Matthew watching from afar the funeral of his father He s left the evangelical church he grew up in It soon becom Ann Cleeves has started a new series with The Long Call The book, named for the cry of a herring gull, The cry which always sounded to him like an inarticulate howl of pain Cleeves has developed a great set of characters here Our main character, Matthew is a DI in Barnstaple He s smart, a complex thinker, a loving and loved man in a healthy relationship The story starts with Matthew watching from afar the funeral of his father He s left the evangelical church he grew up in It soon becomes apparent it s because he s gay But Jen is probably my favorite character She s one of Matthew s DS s an...

  4. CulpabilityThe new series opener from the prolific crime writer Ann Cleeves establishes the foundation for another enthralling series, that I m sure will receive many justified accolades The Long Call builds wonderful depth to a location, a community, multiple complex characters and a plot with enterprising threads that continuously surprise.DI Matthew Venn is the main character and will lead the investigation of a man found murdered on the beach at Crow Point The area is situated where the ri CulpabilityThe new series opener from the prolific crime writer Ann Cleeves establishes the foundation for another enthralling series, that I m sure will receive many justified accolades The Long Call builds wonderful depth to a location, a community, multiple complex characters and a plot with enterprising threads that continuously surprise.DI Matthew Venn is the main character and will lead the investigation of a man found murdered on the beach at Crow Point The area is situated where the rivers Taw and Torridge join at the North Devon coast, a location that Ann Clee...

  5. I have been wanting to try Ann Cleeves for several years now When I saw she was starting a new series and I had a chance to get an advanced review copy, I decided it was time to pull the trigger AKA click the green button and finally dive into her works After reading The Long Call, I now have my eyes on the first books of her Vera Stanhope and Shetland series The Long Call is a one of those murder mysteries that clicks all the boxes for me The characters have depth and are likeable though I have been wanting to try Ann Cleeves for several years now When I saw she was starting a new series and I had a chance to get an advanced review copy, I decided it was time to pull the trigger AKA click the green button and finally dive into her works After reading The Long Call, I now have my eyes on the first books of her Vera Stanhope and Shetland series The Long Call is a one of those murder mysteries that clicks all the boxes for me The characters have depth and are likeable though it took a while for DC Ross s admirable side to come forth There are a number of intriguing townspeople that I wasn t sure if I could trust or not always...

  6. The veteran crime writer Anne Cleeves begins a new series set in North Devon, between the 2 rivers, Taw and Torridge, where DI Matthew Venn, a gay man is his 40s married to his husband, Jonathan, is about to lead his first big murder inquiry when the dead body of a man is discovered on the sands, the victim has a tattoo of a albatross on his neck and has been stabbed Venn is a local boy who grew up with his parents, part of a strict evangelical church, known as the Barum Brethren His family an The veteran crime writer Anne Cleeves begins a new series set in North Devon, between the 2 rivers, Taw and Torridge, where DI Matthew Venn, a gay man is his 40s married to his husband, Jonathan, is about to lead his first big murder inquiry when the dead body of a man is discovered on the sands, the victim has a tattoo of a albatross on his neck and has been stabbed Venn is a local boy who grew up with his parents, part of a strict evangelical church, known as the Barum Brethren His family and the church ostracised him when he renounced their faith, their God a creation in their own image, as hard, cold and inflexible as they are He is feeling a sense of regret, his father has just died, and he never got to see him as his health deteriorated Venn s partner, Jonathan is the head of The Woodyard, a community hub combining the arts, a cafe, and a day centre for learning disabled adults.With...

  7. The long call is a term used to describe the cry of the herring gull although to main character DI Matthew Venn, it always soundslike someone howling in pain This observation gives you immediate insight into Venn, a smart tightly wound copper in North Devon.There are a few things you need to know about Venn as they inform his character how he conducts himself His mother father belonged to a strict evangelical community he did too until the day he no longer believe The long call is a term used to describe the cry of the herring gull although to main character DI Matthew Venn, it always soundslike someone howling in pain This observation gives you immediate insight into Venn, a smart tightly wound copper in North Devon.There are a few things you need to know about Venn as they inform his character how he conducts himself His mother father belonged to a strict evangelical community he did too until the day he no longer believed in God And it turns out when you re banished from the church, you also lose your family in the deal Years went by Venn ended up living in the area so his family were aware he became a cop Then he married another man.I m guessing Mom Dad probably didn t see that coming Needless to say they ve had zero contact as the book opens, we find Venn standing outside his father s funeral service after reading about it in the paper He doesn t know it yet but he s about to begin a murder investigation that will brin...

  8. My first Ann Cleeves and first in her new Two Rivers detective series. North Devon A dead body is found and Inspector Matthew Venn and his two detectives are on the case one who tries his patience daily and the other the best he s ever worked with. The murder mystery is a good one, multi layered with quite the cast of diverse characters, but none of them really stood out to steal the show or retain my interest enough to continue on with the series. A bit slow movingfor meUNTIL the last qu My first Ann Cleeves and first in her new Two Rivers detective series. North Devon A dead body is found and Inspector Matthew Venn and his two detectives are on the case one who tries his patience daily and the other the best he s ever worked with. The murder mystery is a good one, multi layered with quite the cast of diverse characters, but none of them really stood out to steal the...

  9. The body lay lifeless and unattended on the shore except for the distant, mournful cry of the herring gull The irony of the albatross tattoo on the dead man s neck gave the message of an unknown burden..too much to bear.DI Matthew Venn had been secreted behind the tall bushes near the church It was to be his father s funeral for the invited Matthew had been disowned by his family for his lifestyle and his marriage to Jonathan But there was to be no closure for Matthew on that day or for a The body lay lifeless and unattended on the shore except for the distant, mournful cry of the herring gull The irony of the albatross tattoo on the dead man s neck gave the message of an unknown burden..too much to bear.DI Matthew Venn had been secreted behind the tall bushes near the church It was to be his father s funeral for the invited Matthew had been disowned by his family for his lifestyle and his marriage to Jonathan But there was to be no closure for Matthew on that day or for any day to come thereafter.The call that came from the police station in North Devon alerted him to that abandoned body found by a dog walker on the beach near Crow Point Duty called and duty had to be acted upon.Matthew was already familiar with the area where the body lay He and Jonathan had purchased a fixer upper beachhouse near there that served them well with no frills and plenty of use for a hammer and nails Jonathan worked nearby at The Woodyard, a reno...

  10. A funeral A murder Missing vulnerable adults Secrets and liesThe Long Call , a new novel, which marks the start of a new series by the UK s Ann Cleeves, features Detective Inspector Matthew Venn and Detective Sergeant Jen Rafferty, two very different personalities It is Matthew whom we see in the opening scenes hovering at the fringes at his father s funeral He was raised in a conservative fundamentalist religious sect, the Brethren Now he is an outcast, not only because he has rejected A funeral A murder Missing vulnerable adults Secrets and liesThe Long Call , a new novel, which marks the start of a new series by the UK s Ann Cleeves, features Detective Inspector Matthew Venn and Detective Sergeant Jen Rafferty, two very different personalities It is Matthew whom we see in the opening scenes hovering at the fringes at his father s funeral He was raised in a conservative fundamentalist religious sect, the Brethren Now he is an outcast, not only because he has rejected the religious beliefs he was taught, but also because he is married to a man, Jonathan Maybe because he s with the police, and maybe also because of his upbringing, Matthew dresses conservatively in suits and ties He is sociallyreserved Jonathan, on the other hand, wears shorts and sandals ...

  11. I received a free e copy of The Long Call Two Rivers Series 1 by Ann Cleeves from NetGalley for my honest review.Detective Matthew Venn is new to his job, estranged from his family and is newly married Matthew is standing outside of where is father s funeral is, when he receives a call A call telling him that a body was found on a nearby beach The victim was stabbed, has no ID and no witnesses Matthew, Sergeant Jen, and Constable Ross are on the case These three make a great team The se I received a free e copy of The Long Call Two Rivers Series 1 by Ann Cleeves from NetGalley for my honest review.Detective Matthew Venn is new to his job, estranged from his family and is newly married Matthew is standing outside of where is father s funeral is, when he receives a call A call telling him that a body was found on a nearby beach The victim was stabbed, has no ID and ...

  12. Sometimes you cannot avoid having to go home, even years after you left, losing all you held dear Detective Matthew Venn went home for a funeral and became part of a local murder investigation Now he must face the demons of his youth, the strict and cultish religious group his estranged family clung to and still hold on to all he holds dear today, including his self confidence and ability to do his job.THE LONG CALL by Ann Cleaves is a good old fashioned mystery that slowly builds, page afte Sometimes you cannot avoid having to go home, even years after you left, losing all you held dear Detective Matthew Venn went home for a funeral and became part of a local murder investigation Now he must face the demons of his youth, the strict and cultish religious group his estranged family clung to and still hold on to all he holds dear today, including his self confidence and ability to do his job.THE LONG CALL by Ann Cleaves is a good old fashioned mystery that slowly builds, page after page, weaving its story into an intricate tapestry that explodes with a riot of action and color as it begins its rapid race to the finish.Each character comes to life, flawed, unique of personality and carrying their own baggage that at times weighs them down, yet gives them the strength to carry on The main character is a m...

  13. Rating 4 promising and suspenseful starsThis is the first book in a new mystery series by Anne Cleeves I ve been meaning to read this author s work for years so I was excited to get this book and get in on the ground floor of this series I now see why Anne Cleeves works have received so much praise This book has set the groundwork for what I believe will be a series that I anxiously await for each new book to be published The Long Call is set on the North Devon coast of England, in a spo Rating 4 promising and suspenseful starsThis is the first book in a new mystery series by Anne Cleeves I ve been meaning to read this author s work for years so I was excited to get this book and get in on the ground floor of this series I now see why Anne Cleeves works have received so much praise This book has set the groundwork for what I believe will be a series that I anxiously await for each new book to be published The Long Call is set on the North Devon coast of England, in a spot where two rivers run into the sea The scenery and setting is almost as much of a character in the book as the people who inhabit it The title comes from the call of the herring gull often herd on the Devon coast Naturalists have named the call th...

  14. This is a British procedural that is one of the most interesting and well written novels I have come across in a long time Matthew is the Senior Detective in Charge of a murder investigation He was raised as a religious fundamentalist and left the sect when he was at university and discovered not only his lack of faith, but also that he was gay He is presently married to Jonathan who is the head reporting to a group of trustees of a neighborhood center that among other things offers day car This is a British procedural that is one of the most interesting and well written novels I have come across in a long time Matthew is the Senior Detective in Charge of a murder investigation He was raised as a religious fundamentalist and left the sect when he was at university and discovered not only his lack of faith, but also that he was gay He is presently married to Jonathan who is the head reporting to a group of trustees of a neighborhood cent...

  15. I enjoyed Book 1 of this new series by Ann Cleeves Lots of characters that will play out in the next books, and most are quirky but likable so I m anxious to read the entire series Matthew and Jen are police detectives investigating the stabbing of a man discovered on the beach Because he s not a local, there are no leads initially and many secrets to be discovered Add to it the disappearances of two young women with Down Syndrome, and the plot thickens It s a multi layered plot with lots o I enjoyed Book 1 of this new series by Ann Cleeves Lots of characters that will play out in the next books, and most are quirky but likable so I m anxious to read the entire series Matthew and Jen are police detectives investigating the stabbing of a man discovered on the beach Because he s not a local, there are no leads initially and many secrets to be discovered Add to it the disappearances of two young women with Down Syndrome, and the plot thickens It s a multi layered plot with lots of twists...