Vera Stanhope Books In Order

Vera Stanhope series is a series of crime novels written by British author Ann Cleeves. The series follows the adventures of Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope, a middle-aged, overweight and somewhat cantankerous detective who works for the Northumberland and City Police in Northern England.

1. The Crow Trap (1999): The Crow Trap is the first novel in the Vera Stanhope series. It follows Vera as she is tasked with investigating the seemingly accidental death of one of three women who are attending a bird-watching course on the Northumberland Moors.

2. Telling Tales (2000): In Telling Tales, Vera is called in to investigate an apparent murder-suicide. Despite her suspicions, the case is initially closed as a murder-suicide, but Vera continues to investigate, leading to the uncovering of a secret past.

3. Hidden Depths (2002): In Hidden Depths, Vera is called in to investigate the murder of a young woman whose body is discovered in a lake. As Vera delves deeper, she discovers that the victim had been involved in a number of shady dealings in the past.

4. The Glass Room (2004): In The Glass Room, Vera is called in to investigate the death of a young man whose body is found in a glass room at his family’s estate. As Vera investigates, she discovers that there is more to the case than meets the eye.

5. Silent Voices (2007): In Silent Voices, Vera is tasked with investigating the death of a young woman whose body is discovered in a remote location in Northumberland. Despite her suspicions, the case appears to be a simple case of suicide, but Vera discovers that it is anything but.

6. Harbour Street (2014): In Harbour Street, Vera is called in to investigate the murder of a woman whose body is discovered in a local harbour. As Vera investigates, she discovers that the victim had been involved in a number of shady dealings before her death.

7. The Moth Catcher (2016): In The Moth Catcher, Vera is called in to investigate the murder of a local businessman whose body is discovered in a remote location. As Vera investigates, she discovers that the victim had been involved in some shady dealings and that the case is far more complicated than it initially appears.

8. Wild Fire (2019): In Wild Fire, Vera is called in to investigate the murder of a local teacher whose body is discovered in a remote location. As Vera investigates, she discovers that the victim was involved in a number of underground activities and that the case is far more complicated than it initially appears.