"It's easy to admire Vera's brainpower but hard to overlook her mean-spirited management style. Still, her adventures, of which this is the fourth, have been a hit on British television, and readers devoted to Cleeves' tales of Jimmy Perez (Blue Lightning, 2010, etc.) will want to give Vera a try."
The U.S. introduction to that scruffy, tactless, unloved loner, middle-aged Inspector Vera Stanhope.
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