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St. Louis County Library Foundation, Left Bank Books, and the JCC of St. Louis are pleased to host a special event with #1 bestselling suspense author Ann Cleeves. Cleeves will be discussing her latest thriller “The Raging Storm: A Detective Matthew Venn Novel.” Ann Cleeves will be in conversation with Jane Henderson, Book Editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The event will take place on Tuesday, September 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the JCC’s Staenberg Family Center – Mirowitz Performing Arts Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146.

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $35 (Admits ONE and includes one copy of “The Raging Storm”)

PACKAGE TICKET $40 (Admits TWO and includes one copy of “The Raging Storm”)

A book signing will follow the author presentation. 

Ann Cleeves, acclaimed author of the “Vera” and “Shetland” series, both of which are hit TV shows—returns with the extraordinary third installment in her Two Rivers series. 

When Jem Rosco—sailor, adventurer, and legend—blows into town in the middle of an autumn gale, the residents of Greystone, Devon, are delighted to have a celebrity in their midst. But soon his lifeless body is discovered in a dinghy, anchored off Scully Cove, a place with legends of its own. Superstition and rumor mix with fact as another body is found, and Detective Matthew Venn finds his judgment clouded. As the stormy winds howl and the village is cut off, Venn and his team start their investigation, little realizing their own lives might be in danger.

Ann Cleeves is the author of over 30 critically acclaimed novels and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger. She is the creator of the popular detectives Vera Stanhope, Jimmy Perez and Matthew Venn who can be found on television in Vera, Shetland and The Long Call respectively. The TV Series and the books they are based on have become international sensations, capturing the minds of millions worldwide. 

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