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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare's colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland's most famous story, "The Stranger," left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Griffiths, Elly.

Summary: Ruth Galloway is shocked when she learns that her old university friend Dan Golding has died tragically in a house fire. But the death takes on a sinister cast when Ruth receives a letter from Dan written just before he died. The letter tells of a great archaeological discovery, but Dan also says that he is scared for his life. Was Dan's death linked to his find? The only clue is his mention of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Griffiths, Elly.

Summary: When a curator is found murdered, Ruth Galloway and Detective Inspector Nelson track down links between the murder, Aborigine skulls, and a drug-smuggling operation that forces Ruth to question her loyalties.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "Norwich is riddled with old chalk-mining tunnels, but no one's sure exactly how many. When Ruth is called in to investigate a set of human remains found in one of them, she notices the bones are almost translucent, a sign they were boiled soon after death. Once more, she finds herself at the helm of a murder investigation. Meanwhile, DCI Nelson is hunting for a missing homeless woman, Barbara,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In the sequel to the "captivating"* Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It's Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production of Aladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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Griffiths, Elly

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Summary: "In this highly atmospheric mystery, Ruth Galloway--described by Louise Penny as "a captivating amateur sleuth"--and DI Nelson have their summer vacations horribly disrupted by a murder in a medieval Italian town where dark secrets are buried as deep as bones"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In a nail-biting hunt for a missing loved one, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto discover once again that the line between art, life, and death is all too easily blurred"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Griffiths, Elly.

Summary: When a child's bones are found near an ancient henge in the wild saltmarshes of Norfolk's north coast, Ruth Galloway, a university lecturer in forensic archaeology, is asked to date them by DCI Harry Nelson who thinks they may be the bones of a child called Lucy who has been missing for ten years.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "Norfolk is suffering from record summer heat when a construction crew unearths a macabre discovery--a downed World War II plane with the pilot still inside. Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway quickly realizes that the skeleton couldn't possibly be the pilot, and DNA tests identify the man as Fred Blackstock, a local aristocrat who had been reported dead at sea. When the remaining members of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In the eleventh installment of the award-winning Ruth Galloway series, she and DCI Nelson are haunted by a ghost from their past, just as their future lands on shaky ground"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Griffiths, Elly.

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Summary: "Forensic archeologist, Dr. Ruth Galloway is back--this time investigating a gruesome WWII war crime"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Griffiths, Elly.

Summary: Ruth Galloway is called in to investigate when builders, demolishing a large old house in Norwich to make way for a housing development, uncover the bones of a child beneath a doorway -- minus the skull. Is it some ritual sacrifice or just plain straightforward murder? DCI Harry Nelson would like to find out -- and fast. It turns out the house was once a children's home. Nelson traces the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In this nail-biting transatlantic mystery, threat of mass violence looms over Elizabeth II's coronation--can Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto crack the case and save the crown?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: Norwich is riddled with old chalk-mining tunnels, but no one's sure exactly how many. When Ruth is called in to investigate a set of human remains found in one of them, she notices the bones are almost translucent, a sign they were boiled soon after death. Once more, she finds herself at the helm of a murder investigation. Meanwhile, DCI Nelson is hunting for a missing homeless woman, Barbara,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "In the next Ruth Galloway mystery, a vision of the Virgin Mary foreshadows a string of cold-blooded murders, revealing a dark current of religious fanaticism in an old medieval town. Known as England's Nazareth, the medieval town of Little Walsingham is famous for religious apparitions. So when Ruth Galloway's druid friend Cathbad sees a woman in a white dress and a dark blue cloak standing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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Griffiths, Elly

Summary: "Brighton, 1950. The body of a girl is found cut into three pieces. Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is convinced the killer is mimicking a famous magic trick--the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old war friend of Edgar's. They served together in a shadowy unit called the Magic Men, a special ops troop that used stage tricks to confound the enemy. Max is on the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Griffiths, Elly.

Summary: "Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway uncovers the bones of a Victorian murderess while a baby snatcher threatens modern-day Norfolk in this exciting new entry in a beloved series. Every year a ceremony is held in Norwich for the bodies in the paupers' graves: the Service for the Outcast Dead. Ruth has a particular interest in this year's proceedings. Her recent dig at Norwich Castle turned up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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