A gripping Brighton-based mystery from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway series - a must-read for fans of Agatha Christie, cosy crime and TV series such as Grantchester and Midsomer Murders.

'Griffiths writes with a smart, sharp eye' Peter James
'Recalls the best of Agatha Christie' Sunday Express

Three young women have gone missing.

A girl called Rhonda has vanished from her boarding school. Maybe she ran away, but there are disturbing similarities to the disappearance of two other young women - those too thought not to be suspicious.

But where are they?

Detective Edgar Stephens is under pressure to solve Rhonda's disappearance, but it is his wife Emma, herself a former detective now frustrated at being just a housewife, who concludes there might be a connection between the three cases.

Then the danger comes nearer home.

Edgar's friend, magician Max Mephisto, is reinventing himself as a movie star and trying not to envy his daughter Ruby's television fame. Little do either of them know how close they are to being drawn into the deadly web of abduction and murder about to trap them all.

'A piquant mixture of humour, period detail . . . and truly beguiling characterisation' Financial Times

Now you see them - Elly Griffiths

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Title
Now you see them
Author
Elly Griffiths
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Quercus
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20200416

A gripping Brighton-based mystery from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway series - a must-read for fans of Agatha Christie, cosy crime and TV series such as Grantchester and Midsomer Murders.

'Griffiths writes with a smart, sharp eye' Peter James
'Recalls the best of Agatha Christie' Sunday Express

Three young women have gone missing.

A girl called Rhonda has vanished from her boarding school. Maybe she ran away, but there are disturbing similarities to the disappearance of two other young women - those too thought not to be suspicious.

But where are they?

Detective Edgar Stephens is under pressure to solve Rhonda's disappearance, but it is his wife Emma, herself a former detective now frustrated at being just a housewife, who concludes there might be a connection between the three cases.

Then the danger comes nearer home.

Edgar's friend, magician Max Mephisto, is reinventing himself as a movie star and trying not to envy his daughter Ruby's television fame. Little do either of them know how close they are to being drawn into the deadly web of abduction and murder about to trap them all.

'A piquant mixture of humour, period detail . . . and truly beguiling characterisation' Financial Times

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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.

Elly Griffiths' series set in post-war Brighton are entertaining diversions full of period detail, smart plotting and likeable characters
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Type
BOOK
Edition
1st paperback ed
Keyword Index
Brighton (England) - History - 20th century - Fiction.|Detective and mystery stories.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
368

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