The Dark Angel
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The Dark Angel

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'My favourite current crime series' Val McDermid

Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, asking for her help. He's discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village near Rome but doesn't know what to make of them. It's years since Ruth has had a holiday, and even a working holiday to Italy is very welcome!

So Ruth travels to Castello degli Angeli, accompanied by her daughter Kate and friend Shona. In the town she finds a baffling Roman mystery and a dark secret involving the war years and the Resistance. To her amazement she also soon finds Harry Nelson, with Cathbad in tow. But there is no time to overcome their mutual shock - the ancient bones spark a modern murder, and Ruth must discover what secrets there are in Castello degli Angeli that someone would kill to protect
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 23mm | 267g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 178429666X
  • 9781784296667
  • 12,361

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Delightful . . . combines professional expertise with a wry sense of humour Sunday Times
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Delightful . . . combines professional expertise with a wry sense of humour * Sunday Times *
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About Elly Griffiths

Elly Griffiths was born in London. She worked in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. Her bestselling series of Dr Ruth Galloway novels, featuring a forensic archaeologist, are set in Norfolk. The series has won the CWA Dagger in the Library, and has been shortlisted three times for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her Brighton-based mystery series is set in the 1950s and 1960s. She lives near Brighton with her husband, an archaeologist, and their two grown children.
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8,079 ratings
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4 43% (3,506)
3 21% (1,679)
2 3% (264)
1 1% (47)
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