The House at Sea's End: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 3 - The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries (Paperback)
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The House at Sea's End: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 3 - The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries (Paperback)

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WNNER OF THE 2016 CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY. The shadow of the Second World War looms dark over the third chilling mystery for Dr Ruth Galloway. Some buried secrets shouldn't be uncovered.

'A melancholy setting, an eerie discovery, a lone investigator... perfect for the long winter evening' Financial Times

Dr Ruth Galloway is called in by a team of archaeologists investigating coastal erosion on the north Norfolk coast, when they unearth six bodies buried at the foot of a cliff. They seem to have been there a very long time. Ruth must help discover how long, and how on earth they got there.

Ruth and DCI Nelson are drawn together once more to unravel the past. Tests reveal that the bodies have lain, preserved in the sand, for sixty years. The mystery of their deaths stretches back to the Second World War, a time when Great Britain was threatened by invasion.

Ruth thought she knew the history of Norfolk - she's about to find out just how wrong she was, and how far someone will go to keep their secrets buried.

Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9781786482136
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 275 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
[Griffiths] conjures the bleak north Norfolk coast, using its coastal erosion as a metaphor for the decay of human sympathy * Independent *
After just two books in this gripping series the central characters have the allure of old friends and it's great to find that the third title is just as enthralling as its predecessors * Guardian *
A melancholy setting, an eerie discovery, a lone investigator... perfect for the long winter evenings * Financial Times *
Griffiths is brilliant on the eerie landscape of the Norfolk coast * Sunday Times *
Ruth Galloway is as attractive as ever in her welcome third appearance * Euro Crime *
The perfect ratio of anticipation, shock and surprise * Independent *

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“Time and tide”

We were running a word association game in the King’s Lynn Waterstone's staff room. Cornwall, first thing you think of: clotted cream, smuggling, Rick Stein. We did the same with Norfolk: flat, murder, bleak.

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“Just love this series!”

Elly Griffiths books are like my guilty pleasure without the guilt; I devour them and am always left wanting more.

The House at Sea’s End is the third book in the Ruth Galloway series. Ruth is a Forensic... More

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“Great Authoress !”

Elly Griffiths is a great Author. The way she writes her books makes you feel part of the actual plot. you can actually visualise the settings. I find her books are like drama series that you dont want to end. Elly... More

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