About the Book: Cold Earth
Jimmy Perez investigates a mysterious death in the seventh Shetland novel
Cold Earth is the seventh book in Ann Cleeves Shetland series-a major BBC One
drama starring Douglas Henshall.
In the dark days of a Shetland winter, torrential rain triggers a landslide that
crosses the main Lerwick-Sumburgh road and sweeps down to the sea.
At the burial of his old friend Magnus Tait, Jimmy Perez watches the flood of
mud and peaty water smash through a croft house in its path. Everyone thinks the
croft is uninhabited, but in the wreckage he finds the body of a dark-haired
woman wearing a red silk