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Shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library

Here is fresh and engaging crime fiction with an appealing heroine – the first in a series of mysteries featuring forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway.

When she’s not digging up bones or other ancient objects, Ruth Galloway lectures at the University of North Norfolk. She lives happily alone in a remote, wild place called Saltmarsh overlooking the North Sea under Norfolk’s vast skies.

When a child’s bones are found in the marshes near an ancient site that Ruth worked on 10 years earlier, she is asked to date them. The bones turn out to be 2,000 years old, and DCI Harry Nelson, who called on Ruth for help, is disappointed. He’d hoped they would be the bones of a child called Lucy who’s been missing for 10 years. He’s been getting letters about her ever since – bizarre notes with references to ritual and sacrifice and quoting the Bible and Shakespeare.

Then a second girl goes missing, and Nelson receives another letter similar to the ones about Lucy. Soon it becomes clear that Ruth is in grave danger from a killer who knows that her expert knowledge is being used to help the police with their enquiries.

©2009 Quercus Publishing PLC (P)2010 Quercus Publishing PLC

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  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • A. Newton
  • 2011/01/03

A great listen!

This is a good forensic thriller that had me wanting to drive somewhere so I could listen to the next chapter.
Well written and researched as far as I could tell - definitely getting The Janus Stone!

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Charlie Neilens
  • 2019/04/09

Charmingly addictive...

I have read Elly' s Ruth Galloway stories out of order so know the characters which in some ways is lovely. I felt like I could concentrate on the story rather than wondering how the characters woukd develop and I found this quite enjoyable.
I find Elly's plots not too complicated, the right mix of well rounded characters, a hint of tongue-in-cheek and very easy to listen to. Thankfully, the narrator was pleasant to listen to. Some detract from the story and are somewhat annoying.
I've already downloaded the next book in the series and will listen to them in order, even the ones I've already heard.
Overall, a great listen whilst relaxing over a cuppa.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Welshlad
  • 2021/05/23

excellent

Loved it... the story and the narrator were excellent. This is the second book I have read by this author.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Carôle
  • 2021/05/21

Really eerily good

I was initially wary of this, as it starts rather abruptly, but within a couple of paragraphs, I became interested, then intrigued. I initially thought that I’d known who the culprit was - then I changed my mind! Then I’d change it again and then again!

This is a a fascinating read. One that I hadn’t had for a little while. I had not discovered this author before this month, but now I have, there’s no stopping me...

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ストーリー
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Jonathan Knibbs
  • 2020/04/04

Excellent

Great story and super narrator. Well worth a listen. Will listen to the whole series now.

  • 総合評価
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Philippa
  • 2011/03/31

Pootles along

Got rather bored actually and felt Ruth jumped to conclusions! I wouldn't waste my money on this.