Elly Griffiths at Perfect Crime

Photo: Sara Reeve

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 will be taking part in our special online event on Saturday 14th November 2020.

Elly will be appearing in Liverpool at Perfect Crime on Saturday 13th November 2021.