The Stone Circle by Elly Griffiths (Ruth Galloway 11)
Books / February 6, 2019

This is the first of the Ruth Galloway series I have read, and I have to say it was really good read and nice to discover a new author with a series I can read through. Set on the Norfolk coast , the bones of a young girl are found In a stone circle currently being dug up by archaeologists, the main one in charge being a Norwegian, Leif Anderssen , who happens to be the son of an Erik Anderssen , who it’s turns out was in an earlier book in the series. DCI Harry Nelson and his team, DS Judy Johnson and DS David Clough , Cloughie, investigate , the Body turns out to be a missing body from 1981 – so the cold case is opened. In the meantime, DCI Nelson, receives a cryptic letter which appear to have clues relating to the disappearance of the girl 12 years previous….. With all this going on the DCI has a heavily pregnant wife, whilst also dealing with a fractious relationship with the main character Dr Ruth Galloway, Forensic Archaeologist helping the team with the old bones. With Hints of Pagan rituals and Norse Mythology, old stone circles, abductions…