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Elly Griffiths

Autor/a de The Crossing Places

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Nota de desambiguació:

(eng) Domenica de Rosa writes both under her own name and under the pseudonym Elly Griffiths.


Obres de Elly Griffiths

The Crossing Places (2009) 2,338 exemplars
The Janus Stone (2010) 1,454 exemplars
The House at Sea's End (2011) 1,321 exemplars
A Room Full of Bones (2012) 1,090 exemplars
The Stranger Diaries (2019) 1,058 exemplars
Dying Fall (2012) 977 exemplars
The Outcast Dead (2014) 845 exemplars
The Ghost Fields (2015) 800 exemplars
The Chalk Pit (2017) 771 exemplars
The Woman in Blue (2016) 756 exemplars
The Dark Angel (2018) 680 exemplars
The Zig Zag Girl (2014) 661 exemplars
The Postscript Murders (2021) 648 exemplars
The Stone Circle (2019) 609 exemplars
The Lantern Men (2020) 584 exemplars
The Night Hawks (2021) 544 exemplars
The Locked Room (2022) 491 exemplars
The Last Remains (2023) 415 exemplars
Bleeding Heart Yard (2022) 380 exemplars
Smoke and Mirrors (2015) 367 exemplars
The Blood Card (2016) 283 exemplars
The Vanishing Box (2017) 260 exemplars
Ruth's First Christmas Tree (2012) 254 exemplars
Now You See Them (2019) 221 exemplars
The Midnight Hour (2021) 187 exemplars
The Last Word (2024) 124 exemplars
Villa Serena (2007) 64 exemplars
Summer School (2008) 64 exemplars
A Girl Called Justice (2019) 59 exemplars
The Great Deceiver (2023) 53 exemplars
ABC (2003) 36 exemplars
The Italian Quarter (2004) 33 exemplars
The Eternal City (2005) 29 exemplars
The Smugglers' Secret (2020) 24 exemplars
Ruth Galloway: The Early Cases (2014) 24 exemplars
A Ghost in the Garden (2021) 16 exemplars
The Man in Black (2020) 10 exemplars
The Spy at the Window (2022) 10 exemplars
Elly Griffiths' Norfolk (2023) 8 exemplars
Turning Traitor 1 exemplars
The Frozen People 1 exemplars
Blödande hjärtan 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Marple: Twelve New Stories (2022) — Col·laborador — 516 exemplars
Tatort Tannenbaum: Kommissare feiern Weihnachten (2012) — Col·laborador — 10 exemplars
Killer Women: Crime Club Anthology 2: The Body (2017) — Col·laborador — 7 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Rosa, Domenica de
Altres noms
Griffiths, Elly
Data de naixement
País (per posar en el mapa)
England, UK
Lloc de naixement
London, England, UK
Llocs de residència
Brighton, Sussex, England, UK
Kings College, London (B.A.) (English)
publishing editor
Rebecca Carter
Kirby Kim (US)
Biografia breu
Domenica de Rosa was born in London. She lives in Brighton with her husband, Andrew, and two children, Alex and Juliet.
Nota de desambiguació
Domenica de Rosa writes both under her own name and under the pseudonym Elly Griffiths.



Chat a Book Discussion : The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths (novembre 2023)
Chat a Book Discussion : The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths (gener 2023)
Let’s Meet the Author a Book Discussion : The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths (gener 2023)
Chat a Book Discussion : The Stone Circle by Elly Griffiths (febrer 2020)
Let’s Meet... a Book Discussion : The Stone Circle by Elly Griffiths (febrer 2020)
Chat a Book Discussion : The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths (juny 2019)
Meet the Author a Book Discussion : The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths (juny 2018)
Chat a Book Discussion : The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths (juny 2018)
Pre Group Read Discussion a Book Discussion : The Woman in Blue by Elly Griffiths (setembre 2016)


I read the first in the Ruth Galloway series and enjoyed it, so I was glad to follow up with The Janus Stone. It delivered the same intriguing murder mystery with interesting characters as the first. Ruth is such a focused and independent professional woman that it's a little difficult to buy into a romantic relationship with DCI Nelson, but while their attraction may seem a little thin, I'm interested to see how it plays out in the next volume of the series when a baby will definitely complicate the personal side of things. It was endearing to me that Ruth genuinely liked Nelson's wife and respected his family commitments. On the professional side, I enjoyed the background info on ancient gods and rituals and some of the ins-and-outs of archeological digs. The crime plot was certainly complicated enough to hold my interest (I'm not good at figuring out "who done it" before the end), but it was a little short on suspects this time. Maybe it was a bit too similar to the first book in the series, and I hope the author can branch out a bit in subsequent editions. Overall, however, it was an enjoyable read.… (més)
NMBookClub | Hi ha 118 ressenyes més | Jun 13, 2024 |
I read this in December 2023 and inadvertently again in June 2024!

I was half way through before I realised it was a repeat, but I was enjoying the way it simply flowed easily that I continued till the end.

This is tenth in the series, and I would not start here. Each in the series is half the crime investigation and half the ever-evolving personal lives of the core group of characters. As to the latter, there are some dramatic developments but oddly they don't fall into the 'I never thought that was possible". And it is a little disappointing that there is one major cliff hanger left dangling. It is not unexpected, but it seems (the use of a cliff hanger as opposed to how the cliff hanger turns out) a little cheap (if that is the right word).

I suspect that both anyone still reading this series, and those who have already given up, will not be swayed by anything I say, so I will stop here.

Big Ship

12 June 2024
… (més)
bigship | Hi ha 44 ressenyes més | Jun 12, 2024 |
I enjoy the Harbinder Kaur series, although this one didn't have much of Harbinder in it.
drthubbie | Hi ha 8 ressenyes més | Jun 11, 2024 |
Murder leaps off the page when crime novelists begin to turn up dead. The death of a 90 year old woman with a heart condition should not appear suspicious. Detective Sergeant Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing out of the ordinary when Peggy’s caregiver, Natalka, begins to recount Peggy Smith’s passing.
But Natalka had a reason to be at the police station: while clearing out Peggy’s flat, she noticed an unusual number of crime novels, all dedicated to Peggy. And each psychological thriller included a mysterious postscript: PS for PS. When a gunman breaks into the flat to steal a book and its author is found dead shortly after-Detective Kaur begins to think that perhaps 5ere is no such thing as an u suspicious death after all.… (més)
creighley | Hi ha 47 ressenyes més | Jun 11, 2024 |



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