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by Elly Griffiths

Author: Elly Griffiths
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition (January 10, 2012)
Pages: 384 pages
Category: Suspense and Mystery
Rating: 4.9
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Six skeletons are found buried in the sand, hands tied behind their backs. The skeletons date to WWII.

I found the actual mystery in this book more engaging than book two. Six skeletons are found buried in the sand, hands tied behind their backs. And then, older men involved in Book three in the series starts with Ruth now the mother to a newborn. And then, older men involved in the Home Guard start dying under suspicious circumstances.

Elly Griffiths The third book in the Ruth Galloway Mystery series, 2011. The tide is out. In the early evening light, the sands stretch into the distance, bands of yellow and grey and gold.

Ruth Galloway has just returned from maternity leave and is struggling to juggle work and motherhood. When a team from the University of North Norfolk, investigating coastal erosion, finds six bodies buried at the foot of the cliff, she is immediately put on the case. DCI Nelson is investigating, but Ruth finds this more hindrance than help – Nelson is the father of her daughter, Kate. The third book in the Ruth Galloway Mystery series, 2011. For Gabriella, who also avoided Halloween. The water in the rock pools reflects a pale blue sky.

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Griffiths's Galloway is a likable and alluring character. Elly Griffith's Ruth Galloway series has been compared to Kathy Reichs' books, although I like Ruth much better than Temperance Brennan. Associated PressJust back from maternity leave, forensic archeologist Ruth is finding it hard to juggle motherhood and work when she is called in to investigate human bones that have surfaced on a remote Norfolk beach. The presence of DCI Harry Nelson, the married father of her daughter, does not help.

Author Elly Griffiths. A Dying Fall: A Ruth Galloway Mystery. Sea’s End House,’ says one of the men, stopping to rest his back. A sloping path leads from Sea’s End House down to the sea and fishing boats are moored higher up, above the tide line, but the sea is coming in fast. Author Elly Griffiths. Doesn’t that MP live there?’ asks another. The woman has stopped at the far side of the bay and is looking across at the house. The battlements are dark grey, almost black, in the fading light. Jack Hastings,’ she says. There’s no way off the beach this side,’ says the man whose grandfather was a gardener. We don’t want to get cut of.

Praise for The House at Sea's End. "A wonderful atmospheric mystery. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 3. by Elly Griffiths. Books related to The House at Sea's End. Skip this list. series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries. 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 Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries. By (author) Elly Griffiths. The mystery of their deaths stretches back to the Second World War, a time when Great Britain was threatened by invasion.

Sea’s End House commandeered by the army, ’ reads Nelson. Buster Hastings, Captain of the Local Defence Volunteers, confirmed that his house was to be used for secret war work. I’m not sure about the secret war work but I think I remember hearing that the house was used for surveillance, watching the sea. The lighthouse was in use then, of course, and they had a system of warning lights. And, of course, there was the listening post at Beeston Bump.

There is already a neat trench in the narrow gap between the tall cliffs. Nelson looks at it with pleasure . . . Then he looks closer. The trench appears to be full of bones. Elly Griffiths’s Ruth Galloway novels have been praised as “highly atmospheric” (New York Times Book Review) and “remarkable” (Richmond Times-Dispatch). Now the beloved forensic archeologist returns, called in to investigate when human bones surface on a remote Norfolk beach. Just back from maternity leave, Ruth is finding it difficult to juggle motherhood and work. The presence of DCI Harry Nelson—the married father of her daughter, Kate—does not help. The bones, skeletons of six men with their arms bound, turn out to be about seventy years old, which leads Nelson and Ruth to the war years, a desperate time on this stretch of coastland. Home Guard veteran Archie Whitcliffe reveals the existence of a secret the old soldiers have vowed to protect with their lives. But then Archie is killed and a German journalist arrives, asking questions about Operation Lucifer, a plan to stop a German invasion, and a possible British war crime. What was Operation Lucifer? And who is prepared to kill to keep its secret?