Elly Griffiths' Ruth Galloway novels take for their inspiration Elly's husband, who gave up a city job to train as an archaeologist, and her . Elly has two children and lives near Brighton. The Janus Stone is her second crime novel.
Elly Griffiths' Ruth Galloway novels take for their inspiration Elly's husband, who gave up a city job to train as an archaeologist, and her aunt who lives on the Norfolk coast and who filled her niece's head with the myths and legends of that area. Country of Publication.
The Janus Stone is her second crime novel.
The Janus Stone - Elly Griffiths. Leah dives beneath the desk to check the connections. They seem to have been buried under the wall of a house. Come and se. She leads them down the bank and towards the earthworks.
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What a fantastic book this i. .Druids, ancient Romans, and a real estate developer. Elly Griffiths has written eight novels in the Ruth Galloway series and two in another. They’re all detective fiction.The tension never fails and it builds to a fantastically gripping climax. This is a real tour-de-force and I can't wait for more. Pat Austin, Euro Crime. In The Janus Stone, there are not one but two digs involved, so Galloway is kept busy rushing from one to the other. At one, an ancient Roman town is taking shape as the earth is brushed away.
I just wish Elly Griffiths hadn’t written them in the present tense I like the mix of archaeology, mystery and crime fiction in Elly Griffiths’s books.
I just wish Elly Griffiths hadn’t written them in the present tense. I always have to overcome my dislike of it, until I become engrossed in the story and forget the tense. The Celts and sometimes the Romans used to bury bodies under walls and doors as offerings to Janus and the god Terminus. The other is on a hillside outside Swaffham, where bones have also been found under a wall. I like the mix of archaeology, mystery and crime fiction in Elly Griffiths’s books. This one has a double dose, with mythology and Catholicism running through the narrative as well as the police procedures.
The Janus Stone book. This is the second in the Ruth Galloway series and it was just as good as the first one! Wow I love this author, there is never just one mystery but several things going on and it's pretty difficult to figure out who is doing what, but in a very good way. It has a gothic feel to it, is very atmospheric and I've learned a heck of a lot about the salt marshes of Norfolk.
Dr Ruth Galloway's forensic skills are called upon when builders, demolishing an old house in Norwich, uncover the bones of a child - minus the skull - beneath a doorway
Dr Ruth Galloway's forensic skills are called upon when builders, demolishing an old house in Norwich, uncover the bones of a child - minus the skull - beneath a doorway. The house was once a children's home. Nelson traces the Catholic priest who used to run the place. He tells him that two children did go missing forty years before - a boy and a girl. They were never found.
The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 2. by Elly Griffiths. series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries.
The fresh scent of peach cobbler wafts through my senses and I’d swear one had just been freshly baked. I step inside and look around the ginormous entryway in wonderment. Feels just like home. And she’s righ. t does feel like home. The only thing missing is Daddy smoking a cigarette on the front porch swing as he watches the tide roll in. Welcome home, girls!. I screech when Momma makes her way from the kitchen. Latching my arms around her neck tightly, I giggle over.