Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Elly Griffiths

Elly Griffiths’ 12th novel featuring Dr Ruth Galloway and set in North Norfolk is The Lantern Men.

From her Q&A at Crime Fiction Lover:

Tell us about The Lantern Men.

It’s a new chapter for Ruth – new job, new home, new partner. But it’s not long before DCI Nelson appears asking for her help. A convicted murderer says that he will tell Nelson where his other victims are buried, but only if Ruth does the excavation…

It is 11 years since you introduced Ruth Galloway and Harry Nelson in The Crossing Places. Did you ever envisage them staying around for so long?

Not at all! I didn’t even know if there would be a sequel to The Crossing Places. It feels a real privilege to get to write so much about these characters.

Series like Rebus (namechecked in The Lantern Men!) and Bosch now each have over 20 books. The Lantern Men is book 12 – so how long do you see Ruth and Nelson continuing?

All I’ll say is that...[read on]
The Page 69 Test: The Crossing Places.

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