Domenica De Rosa

Associate Tutor - MA Creative Writing and Publishing

Domenica de Rosa is the author of twenty two published novels, eighteen of them written under the name Elly Griffiths. As Elly Griffiths she is best known for the highly successful Ruth Galloway crime novels. In 2016 she won the Crime Writer's Association Dagger in Library Award for her body of work.

All books are published by Quercus.

Novels as Domenica de Rosa:

  • Return to the Italian Quarter (previously published as The Italian Quarter) - shortlisted, Pendleton May First Novel Award   
  • The Eternal City
  • One Summer in Tuscany (previously published as Summer School)
  • The Secret of Villa Serena (previously published as Villa Serena)

Novels as Elly Griffiths:
Winner, 2016 Crime Writers’ Association Dagger in the Library

The Ruth Galloway Series

  • The Crossing Places - winner, Mary Higgins Clark Award | shortlisted, Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year
  • The Janus Stone
  • The House at Sea’s End
  • A Room Full of Bones
  • Dying Fall - shortlisted, Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year
  • The Outcast Dead - shortlisted, Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year
  • The Ghost Fields
  • The Woman in Blue
  • The Chalk Pit - winner, Dead Good Books Award for Most Recommended Book
  • The Dark Angel - winner, Dead Good Books Award for Most Recommended Book
  • The Stone Circle - winner, Dead Good Books Award for Most Recommended Book
  • The Lantern Men

Stand-alone

  • The Stranger Diaries - winner, The Times Crime Novel of the Year 2018 | winner, 2020 Edgar Award for Best Novel

The Brighton Mysteries

  • The Zig Zag Girl
  • Smoke and Mirrors
  • The Blood Card
  • The Vanishing Box
  • Now You See Them

For Children

  • A Girl Called Justice

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