A house is crumbling into the sea on the north Norfolk coast, taking its secrets with it, when a visiting German archaeologist dies suddenly.
He has been stabbed in the heart with a pair of scissors.
And so we continue to wend our way through archaeologist Ruth Galloway’s exciting life, with her career as the lodestone of this series of books. Six men are buried in a crumbling cliff with their hands tied behind their backs. How old are the skeletons? Stone Age? Iron Age? Or modern? And do their deaths have anything to do with the mysterious death of the German visitor?
Elly Griffiths sure hands guide us on another fascinating story, which ends with a breath-taking scene (literally) in which two beloved characters nearly drown…Five stars.