The Crossing Places
Publish date: 2009-09
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Ruth Galloway (#1)
When she’s not digging up bones or other ancient objects, quirky, tart-tongued archaeologist Ruth Galloway lives happily alone in a remote area called Saltmarsh near Norfolk, land that was sacred to its Iron Age inhabitants - not quite earth, not quite sea. When a child’s bones are found on a d...
Bones that appear to belong to a child have been found on the salt marshes of Norfolk. DCI Harry Nelson calls in archeologist Ruth Galloway to see if his fears that the bones are that of a local girl who vanished ten years ago are confirmed. Whilst these bones are found to be dating from the Iron Ag...
I picked up "The Crossing Places" in an audible book sale offering first-in-a-series books. I half expected it to be Temperance Brennan / Kay Scarpetta with an English accent. It turned out to be something much more orginal and engaging than that:a thriller seasoned with a strong sense of place, rev...
I used to read a lot of crime books. I went through a phase where that was pretty much all I read, in order of course (because how else would you?), and then I got bored with them and stopped. In truth, I turned back to my first love, which was SFF. Occasionally, I think 'oh, I really ought to try a...
I enjoyed this. Got a good sense of the place. Nicely thought out plot. The characters were nicely human; even the 2 main characters had believable faults and it showed how messy relationships can be in real life.
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