By Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves' bestselling sequence of crime novels, that includes Detective Jimmy Perez, and now additionally tailored for a big BBC tv sequence, draw their idea from where during which they occur: Shetland.

An archipelago of greater than 100 islands, it's the some of the most foreign places within the uk. Its fifteen hundred miles of shore suggest that anywhere one stands, there's a view of the ocean. It has sheltered voes and shorelines and dramatically uncovered cliffs, lush meadows filled with wild flora in the summertime and bleak hilltops the place simply the hardiest of vegetation will develop. it's a position the place traditions are valued and celebrated, yet new applied sciences and methods of operating also are embraced.

In this gloriously illustrated spouse to her novels, Ann Cleeves takes readers via a 12 months on Shetland, studying approximately its earlier, assembly its humans, celebrating its fairs and seeing how the natural world of the islands alterations with the seasons. if it is the drama of the Viking hearth pageant of Up Helly Aa in iciness, or the piercing blue and scorching red of spring vegetation at the clifftops, the lengthy, white nights of midsummer or the fierce gales and excessive tides of autumn, Shetland is vividly captured in all its bleak and unique beauty.

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