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The Lantern Men : The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries: Book 12 - Elly Griffiths

The Lantern Men

The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries: Book 12

By: Elly Griffiths

Paperback | 25 August 2020 | Edition Number 1

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Acclaimed and bestselling regional crime from the author of The Stranger Diaries.

Everything has changed for Dr Ruth Galloway.


She has a new job, home and partner, and is no longer North Norfolk police's resident forensic archaeologist. That is, until convicted murderer Ivor March offers to make DCI Nelson a deal. Nelson was always sure that March killed more women than he was charged with. Now March confirms this, and offers to show Nelson where the other bodies are buried - but only if Ruth will do the digging.

Curious, but wary, Ruth agrees. March tells Ruth that he killed four more women and that their bodies are buried near a village bordering the fens, said to be haunted by the Lantern Men, mysterious figures holding lights that lure travellers to their deaths.

Is Ivor March himself a lantern man, luring Ruth back to Norfolk? What is his plan, and why is she so crucial to it? And are the killings really over?

About the Author

Elly Griffiths was born in London. She worked in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. Her bestselling series of Dr Ruth Galloway novels, featuring a forensic archaeologist, are set in Norfolk. The series has won the CWA Dagger in the Library, and has been shortlisted three times for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her Brighton-based mystery series is set in the 1950s and 1960s. She lives near Brighton with her husband, an archaeologist, and their two grown children.
Industry Reviews
Elly Griffiths writes with a sharp, smart eye and great elegance

Great on character and suspense

Ruth Galloway is one of the most engaging characters in modern crime fiction

Delightful . . . combines professional expertise with a wry sense of humour - Sunday Times

Griffiths supplies proof that thrillers can increase the pulse rate while tackling more serious issues - Guardian

Like its predecessors, The Lantern Men has a great sense of place and an awareness of the remorseless passing of time. The climactic bicycle race across the fens, foregathering all the suspects, will take your breath away - The Times

As ever, creepy Norfolk folklore is skillfully blended with the ongoing saga of the personal lives of Ruth, her friends and colleagues (and now, their children). Warm, but never cloyingly cosy, this is the most lovable of current crime series - S Magazine, Sunday Express

Once again, Elly Griffiths delivers witty, insightful and brilliant storytelling as the redoubtable Dr Galloway burrows away to expose the Lantern Men's dark secrets - Daily Mirror

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