Evening with Elly Griffiths
Thursday 6 February, 6 for 6.30 - 8.30pm
The Assembly House, Theatre St, NR2 1RQ
We are delighted to welcome Elly Griffiths back to Norwich on publication day for The Lantern Men, the new instalment in her bestselling, Norfolk-set crime series featuring Dr Ruth Galloway.
Join us in the beautiful surroundings of The Assembly House as we hear from Elly in conversation with crime writer Elizabeth Haynes about Dr Ruth Galloway’s latest case and her inspiration behind the massively successful series. She will also tell us more about the ways in which Norfolk – its landscape, history and legend – has inspired her writing and characters.
Single ticket - includes entry and one copy of the book, £24
Couple ticket - includes entry for two people and one copy of the book, £27
Available online via Eventbrite or instore at Customer Services, floor 2
About the book
The Lantern Men
Everything has changed for Dr Ruth Galloway.
She has a new job, home and partner, and is no longer North Norfolk police's resident forensic archaeologist. That is, until convicted murderer Amyas March offers to make DCI Nelson a deal. Nelson was always sure that March killed more women than he was charged with. Now March confirms this, and offers to show Nelson where the other bodies are buried - but only if Ruth will do the digging.
Curious, but wary, Ruth agrees. March tells Ruth that he killed four more women and that their bodies are buried near a village bordering the fens, said to be haunted by the Lantern Men, mysterious figures holding lights that lure travellers to their deaths.
Is Amyas March himself a lantern man, luring Ruth back to Norfolk? What is his plan, and why is she so crucial to it? And are the killings really over?
About the author
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.