The house at sea's end: Ruth Galloway Mystery Series, Book 3

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(3)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Series:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2012.
Language:
English
Description
The dry humour and intelligence of Elly Griffith's Ruth Galloway mysteries, set in Norfolk, England, are fresh air in a genre dominated by surly male detectives and gun-totin' female PIs. In the third novel in the Ruth Galloway series, shoreline erosion at the village of Broughton Sea's End has revealed the skeletons of six men, their arms bound. From the mineral content of their bones, forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway can tell that they were all Germans. Most likely, DCI Harry Nelson reckons, they were killed by the local Home Guard when they tried to land during the Second World War. This is just the first complication in a story brimming with surprise twists, not all of them stemming from these murders. Ruth is a new mum of a daughter she adores but whose existence is raising eyebrows and is testing Ruth's assumption that she can be a mum, a professional archaeologist, a teacher, and an adjunct to a murder investigation all at the same time. The House at Sea's End is smart, witty, complex, intriguing, generous -- much like its protagonist.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780547506142
9780547506968
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID be5025c3-9460-cca5-f084-48af71bc6642
Full title house at sea s end
Author griffiths elly
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-06-20 22:54:37PM
Last Indexed 2018-06-20 23:31:11PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Elly Griffiths
author_display Griffiths, Elly
available_at_catalog Donelson, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Donelson - Adult Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Fiction
display_description "Forensic archeologist, Dr. Ruth Galloway is back--this time investigating a gruesome WWII war crime"
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id be5025c3-9460-cca5-f084-48af71bc6642
isbn 9780547506142, 9780547506968
item_details ils:CARL0000379744|35192042191613|Hermitage - Adult Fiction|Fiction Griffit|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000379744|35192042191621|Donelson - Adult Fiction|Fiction Griffit|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DO||, overdrive:0df176e8-e8db-4240-bf49-01f8909bd0d9|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-06-21T04:31:11.045Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Griffit
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Donelson, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids
primary_isbn 9780547506142
publishDate 2012
record_details ils:CARL0000379744|Book|Books|1st U.S. ed.|English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,|2012.|353 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:0df176e8-e8db-4240-bf49-01f8909bd0d9|eBook|eBook||English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|2012|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:0df176e8-e8db-4240-bf49-01f8909bd0d9 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000379744 35192042191621 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000379744 35192042191613 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series Ruth Galloway mysteries
series_with_volume Ruth Galloway mysteries|3
subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Galloway, Ruth (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Germans -- Great Britain -- Fiction, Norfolk (England) -- Fiction, Veterans -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Women forensic anthropologists -- Fiction
title_display The house at sea's end
title_full The House at Sea's End Ruth Galloway Mystery Series, Book 3, The house at sea's end / Elly Griffiths
title_short The house at sea's end
title_sub Ruth Galloway Mystery Series, Book 3
topic_facet Crimes against, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Galloway, Ruth (Fictitious character), Germans, Mystery, Veterans, Women forensic anthropologists