Monday, July 2, 2012

"A Room Full of Bones"

New from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: A Room Full of Bones (Ruth Galloway Series #4) by Elly Griffiths.

About the book, from the publisher:

It’s Halloween and Ruth is attending a bizarre ceremony at a local museum – the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. When Ruth arrives early she finds the museum’s curator lying dead beside the coffin. Nelson is called in to investigate; a difficult encounter as it’s the first time Ruth has seen Nelson since his wife learnt the truth about Kate’s parentage. Nelson discovers that the museum houses a collection of Aborigine bones and that the curator had been receiving threatening letters demanding the return of the relics. When the museum’s owner, aristocratic racehorse trainer Lord Danforth Smith, is found dead, events take an even more sinister and surreal turn...
Learn more about the book and author at Elly Griffiths's website.

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