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Elly Griffiths



A pseudonym used by Domenica de Rosa

Elly Griffiths was born in London in 1963. Her first crime novel The Crossing Places is set on the Norfolk coast where she spent holidays as a child and where her aunt still lives. Her interest in archaeology comes from her husband, Andrew, who gave up his city job to retrain as an archaeologist. She lives in Brighton, on the south coast of England, with her husband and two children.
 

Genres: Mystery, Children's Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
January 2024

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The Last Word
(Harbinder Kaur, book 4)
June 2024

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The Man in Black
 
Series
Ruth Galloway Mysteries
   1. The Crossing Places (2009)
   2. The Janus Stone (2010)
   3. The House at Sea's End (2011)
   4. A Room Full of Bones (2011)
   4.5. Ruth's First Christmas Tree (2012)
   5. Dying Fall (2012)

     aka A Dying Fall

   6. The Outcast Dead (2014)
   7. The Ghost Fields (2015)
   8. The Woman in Blue (2016)
   9. The Chalk Pit (2017)
   10. The Dark Angel (2018)
   11. The Stone Circle (2019)
   12. The Lantern Men (2020)
   13. The Night Hawks (2021)
   14. The Locked Room (2022)
   15. The Last Remains (2023)
   Norfolk (2023)
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Brighton Mysteries
   1. The Zig Zag Girl (2014)
   2. Smoke and Mirrors (2015)
   3. The Blood Card (2016)
   4. The Vanishing Box (2017)
   5. Now You See Them (2019)
   6. The Midnight Hour (2021)
   7. The Great Deceiver (2023)
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Harbinder Kaur
   1. The Stranger Diaries (2018)
   2. The Postscript Murders (2020)
   3. Bleeding Heart Yard (2022)
   4. The Last Word (2024)
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Collections
   Killer Women Crime Club Anthology 2 (2017) (with others)
   Marple (2022) (with others)
   The Man in Black (2024)
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Elly Griffiths recommends
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How to Solve Your Own Murder (2024)
(Castle Knoll Files, book 1)
Kristen Perrin
"I loved it: warm, clever and wildly original."
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Hangman Island (2023)
(Isles of Scilly Mysteries, book 7)
Kate Rhodes
"An absolute master of pace."
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The Mystery of Yew Tree House (2023)
(Detective's Daughter, book 9)
Lesley Thomson
"A perfect blend of Agatha Christie and Barbara Pym."

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