The Crossing Places

The Crossing Places - The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries


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Publisher's Synopsis

Start right here! Discover the Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries and become obsessed with one of the most popular crime series in Britain.

'Galloway now seems as real as Marple and Morse' The Times

'I've never before read a crime novel in which archaeology and detection blend as successfully as in The Crossing Places' Shots

Dr Ruth Galloway is called in when a child's bones are discovered near a prehistoric site on the north Norfolk salt marshes. Are they the remains of a local girl who disappeared ten years earlier - or are the bones much older?

DCI Harry Nelson refuses to give up the hunt for the missing girl. Since she vanished, someone has been sending him creepy anonymous notes about ritual sacrifice. He knows that Ruth's expertise and experience could help him finally to put this case to rest.

But when a second child goes missing, Ruth finds herself in danger from a killer who knows she's getting ever closer to the truth.

'Captivating! A quick, thrilling read that ends making you want to read Book 2 immediately!' 5* READER REVIEW

'I really enjoyed this book, the story kept me gripped to the end! Would definitely recommend it' 5* READER REVIEW

'Ruth is such an empathetic character, clever and warm yet she has human weaknesses' 5* READER REVIEW

'I envy those coming of the Ruth Galloway series by Elly Griffiths. They are in for a total treat' 5* READER REVIEW

'Atmospheric and character-driven, I'd no sooner finished this first book in the Dr Ruth Galloway series than I was reaching for the second' 5* READER REVIEW

Book information

ISBN: 9781786481863
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Imprint: Quercus
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 6031
Number of pages: 314
Weight: 228g
Height: 198mm
Width: 128mm
Spine width: 22mm