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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (469 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elly Griffiths Narrator: Clare Corbett Publisher: Quercus Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2013 ISBN:
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Ruth Galloway receives a phone call that bears shocking news. A friend of hers from college, Dan Golding, has been killed in a fire at his Lancashire home. Her shock turns to alarm when she gets a letter from Dan. He has made a discovery that will change archaeology forever but he needs Ruth's advice. Even more alarming, he sounds vulnerable and frightened. DCI Harry Nelson is also rediscovering his past. Up north for a holiday, he meets his former colleague Sandy MacLeod, now at Blackpool CID. Sandy tells him there are strange circumstances surrounding Dan Golding's death. Many of those who worked with Dan seem to be afraid.

Many have secrets to hide. Ruth is drawn deep into the mystery, and where she goes, so does her toddler daughter, Kate. This time, it's not just Ruth's life at risk.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elisabeth Cole | 2/4/2014

    " You know how sometimes you start a series with high hopes because the first is so fantastic but the books get progressively worse as you go along? I was worried that was the case with this series because I loved the first but the subsequent books weren't as great. I'm so happy I stuck with the Ruth Galloway series because "A Dying Fall" was as good if not better than the first! My only peeve is Ruth and Nelson's relationship - I hope he gets more involved in his daughter's life in the next book! I listened to the audio format of this book and the narrator was excellent - she was so skilled with the accents and different voices that I forgot it was just one person speaking! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda | 1/27/2014

    " I absolutely love the Ruth Galloway series and I keep thinking how can they get any better, well for me, this book did. I loved the setting of Lancashire and being a big Time Team fan I always love that archeology is such a big part of all the books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brenda Hawley | 1/20/2014

    " Elly Griffths' Ruth Galloway, the forensic anthropologist, who stars in this series has a cynical outlook on life, perhaps because she deals with hundreds year old corpses. The series' characters are eccentrics living on the English marshes including a druid who add humor and pathos. Ruth's involvement with a homicide detective brings a young daughter to her life which includes lecturing in archaeology at the university and going on digs. Each book's mystery deals with one of the corpses in a unique situtation where Ruth helps the police solve a modern day mystery. This book's plot evolves around the possible finding of King Arthur's tomb and skeleton. Ruth is called in to authenticate the bones and ends up in a web of cultish mayhem. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephanie | 1/7/2014

    " Like to read about these characters but didn't feel like this story was as quick to crab the reader as the previous books I had read by this author. Still, and enjoyable read, but was about half way through before I couldn't put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rosemary | 12/18/2013

    " I enjoy all the characters in Elly Griffiths "Ruth Galloway" series, and it was fun to follow them on this adventure in a new locale. I found myself especially liking Cathbad, Ruth and Nelson's druid friend, this time around. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sally Grey | 11/18/2013

    " I am a huge Elly Griffiths fan and a fan of Ruth Galloway, her main character. I haunt the UK Amazon site so I can buy the newest as soon as it's available. Try it, you'll like it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Paulette Ponte | 11/1/2013

    " I love Ruth Galloway, Elly Griffiths has created a character who is engaging, funny and smart. I hope she's around for many more good reads. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 10/25/2013

    " Very enjoyable and entertaining read. I usually don't read series out of order so now I need to backtrack and I'm looking forward to it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 7/18/2013

    " Another enjoyable mystery by Griffiths. Can't wait for the next! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vita | 6/17/2013

    " Excellent, another enjoyable mystery from Griffiths. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Caroline Maston | 6/1/2013

    " I love elly griffiths books she has amazing character development and this one featured cathbad quite heavily who is one of my favourites, fascinating history and an interesting crime make this a brilliant crime novel by one of my new favourite authors "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda Smatzny | 5/7/2013

    " This is the newest in the Ruth Galloway Mystery series. This time most of the events occur in and around Blackpool. The main character, Ruth Galloway, is looking at bones that might be the bones of King Arthur. There is a mystery surrounding the bones and three deaths. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pat | 4/11/2013

    " I have read all the Ruth Galloway books and I just love the series. It's as simple as that! Can't wait until the next one is available. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 David Gilchrist | 3/2/2013

    " The best of the series so far, Well written and holds the attention from page 1. I hope the author continues this series, the books get better. the characters are great and they can become friends very easily. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Evelyn | 2/8/2013

    " Fifth in a great series. "

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About the Author
Author Elly Griffiths

Elly Griffiths is the author of two series, one taking place in Norfolk and the other in Brighton. Her Ruth Galloway novels take for their inspiration Elly’s husband, who gave up a city job to train as an archaeologist, and her aunt who lives on the Norfolk coast and filled her head with the myths and legends of that area. The second series takes place in the fifties and features Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens and illusionist Max Mephisto. She is the winner of the 2011 Mary Higgins Clark Award and the 2016 CWA Dagger in the Library Award.

About the Narrator

Clare Corbett studied at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. After winning the Carlton Hobbs audition she was chosen to be on BBC Radio. After leaving BBC she went on to narrate several children’s books, including Over the Moon, I Rule Dogsbottom School, and Boy Beware. Recently she has transitioned into reading young adult novels, including many installments in the Doctor Who series.