Book Review: The Crow Trap (Vera Stanhope #1) by Ann Cleeves

Originally published in 1999, The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves is the first book in the Vera Stanhope series. At the isolated Baikie’s Cottage on the North Pennines, three very different women come together to complete an environmental survey. Three women who, in some way or another, know the meaning of betrayal…

When team leader Rachael arrives at the cottage, she is horrified to discover the body of her friend Bella Furness. Bella, it appears, has committed suicide – a verdict Rachael finds impossible to accept. Only when the next death occurs does a fourth woman enter the picture – the unconventional Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope, who must piece together the truth from these women’s tangled lives…

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