The House at Sea's End
Publish date: January 6th 2011
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Ruth Galloway (#3)
"The House At Sea's End" is the third mystery involving Ruth Galloway, a forensic archaeologist, living on the salt marsh coast of Norfolk. It carries on with the same ensemble cast of characters that we met in "The Crossing Places" and "The Janus Stone". This time, Ruth, now a single mother cour...
I don't know why I keep reading these books. They make me so mad. I guess my love of archaeology, mysteries, and Cathbad outweigh my frustrations with Ruth and Nelson, who I equally want to box upside the head, but for different reasons. This mystery was set in the more recent past than the first...
I enjoyed this - the series is getting better as it goes along and the complications in the personal lives of the significant characters encrease. The characters who were less important in the earlier books are being fleshed out, making the books more multi-dimensional.
I'm enjoying these Ruth Galloway books. Love the characters of Ruth, Nelson, Cathbad, Judy. Haven't warmed up entirely to Clough, Shona, Phil. But she tells a good story. I thought this one had a better mystery than some of the previous ones. Looking forward to the next one, and seeing Kate's person...
Once again frumpy forensic anthropologist Ruth Galloway is called to an unusual case. Bones have been discovered wedged between the quickly eroding rocks of Norfolk Beach. Her investigation leads through some complicated WWII twists and turns ending at the most unlikely of suspects. Complicating ...