"[Ruth Galloway] is solitary and plump and smart and self-assured, and very, very likeable."
— Margaret Cannon, Globe and Mail
"Griffiths has wrought something of a miracle."
— The Times (London)
"An effective and compelling archeological mystery in a unique setting, with engaging and unusual leads, and plenty of surprises"
"I can't wait for the next in the Ruth Galloway series."
— Amy Myers, author of the Auguste Didier mysteries
"The Crossing Places is tense and fast-moving, with a well-drawn protagonist who looks good for a series."
— London Free Press
ELLY GRIFFITHS's Ruth Galloway novels are inspired by the work of her husband, who gave up a job in finance to train as an archaeologist, and by her aunt, who lives on the Norfolk coast and who filled her niece's head with the myths and legends of that area. She and her husband have two children and live near Brighton.See all Product Description
A mystery with compelling moments of shadow and action. Now that I am used to the present tense, this book is an enjoyable read. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jane Tims
Elly Griffith's stages her exhilarating first novel on the windswept Norfolk salt marches, a low sweeping bank of sand, gravel, mud and dunes and mudflats with a lonely,... Read morePublished on Feb. 5 2010 by Walter Hypes
First Sentence: They wait for the tide and set out at first light.
Archaeologist Ruth Galloway is a single, overweight woman who lives with her two cats on the edge of... Read more