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Vera is an ITV crime drama television series that has run for eight seasons from 2011 to 2018, with a ninth season confirmed. The series starring Brenda Blethyn as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope is based upon the Vera Stanhope series of novels by Ann Cleeves (list at bottom of gallery). Four books were published with full TV-themed covers by Pan Books in 2011 and the first seven novels republished in 2016 with an inset photo from the series. The series continued from 2017 with a further novel.

Pan Books

No 1 (2011)
No 2 (2011)
No 3 (2011)
No 4 (2011)

No 1 (2016)
No 2 (2016)
No 3 (2016)
No 4 (2016)
No 5 (2016)
No 6 (2016)
No 7 (2016)
No 8 (2017)


Vera Stanhope Series by Ann Cleeves Books List
with original publication dates

The Crow Trap (1999)
Telling Tales (2005)
Hidden Depths (2007)
Silent Voices (2011)
The Glass Room (2012)
Harbour Street (2014)
The Moth Catcher (2015)
The Seagull (2017)