The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks: Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 13

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 19/08/2021
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The Night Hawks
The Night Hawks
This was my first Elly Griffiths so I was worried I would find myself lost amongst the already established characters, relationships and previous plot thre... READ MORE
Kerry at St Albans
The Night Hawks
My first Galloway, won't be my last!
I was lucky enough to be sent a reading copy of this having had my eye on Elly Griffiths' work for some time now; I always hear good things from customers ... READ MORE
Joe at Doncaster


Shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2022 Dr Ruth Galloway returns to the moody and beautiful landscape of North Norfolk to confront another killer. A devastating new case for our favourite forensic archaeologist in this acclaimed and bestselling crime series. The Night Hawks, a group of metal detectorists, are searching for buried treasure when they find a body on the beach in North Norfolk. At first Nelson thinks that the dead man might be an asylum seeker but he turns out to be a local boy, Jem Taylor, recently released from prison. Ruth is more interested in the treasure, a hoard of Bronze Age weapons. Nelson at first thinks that Taylor's death is accidental drowning, but a second death suggests murder. Nelson is called to an apparent murder-suicide of a couple at the isolated Black Dog Farm. Local legend talks of the Black Shuck, a spectral hound that appears to people before they die. Nelson ignores this, even when the owner's suicide note includes the line, 'He's buried in the garden.' Ruth excavates and finds the body of a giant dog. All roads lead back to this farm in the middle of nowhere, but the place spells serious danger for anyone who goes near. Ruth doesn't scare easily. Not until she finds herself at Black Dog Farm ...

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781787477841
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 30 mm

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The Night Hawks
An eloquent, endearing, emotional read
4.75*one of my favourites of the series It’s eloquent, endearing and emotional #13 in the Ruth Galloway series. I love this series. It’s very much my com... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
The Night Hawks
A really good read
action, law-enforcement, England, murder, murder-investigation, druid, archaeologist, archaeology, lore, family-dynamics, friendship***** The archaeology ... READ MORE
Janice Tangen
The Night Hawks
A solid 13th adventure for Dr Galloway
I was thrilled when I was sent the ARC of this book; I’ve never read any of the Ruth Galloway series but heard so many good things. I was almost nervous to... READ MORE
Deb Day
The Night Hawks
Another fantastic Ruth Galloway thriller!
Yet another great Ruth Galloway thriller. Ruth is now the Head of her department and has a new employee David Brown, who seems to be a bit of a "know it al... READ MORE
Lesley Brown
The Night Hawks
Great read!
Ruth Galloway is back in her cottage in Norfolk. She is now boss of her university department & it is taking a while to get used to it. When a group of met... READ MORE
Maggie Macdonald