Dead Man's Bones

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2005 - Fiction - 329 pages
21 Reviews
Texas ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles digs into murders past and present, as a dead man's bones are uncovered-and a community gathering is interrupted by murder...

China Bayles already has her hands full balancing her job, her family, and her friends' romantic entanglements. Then her teenage son finds some skeletal remains during a local cave dig-remains from a not-so-distant, not-so-accidental death.

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User Review  - fiberfool - LibraryThing

I skipped "Dilly of a Death" by accident, but Albert does a pretty good job of catching you up with what you might have missed that you need to know so I didn't feel lost. For some reason though I ... Read full review

Review: Dead Man's Bones (China Bayles #13)

User Review  - Goodreads

I have always enjoyed this China Bayles series of mysteries. The author weaves so many details and personalities there is always a surprise. Add to that the information at the beginning of each chapter and in the back about herbs and spices and it is a delight. Read full review

About the author (2005)

Susan Wittig Albert grew up on a farm in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. A former professor of English and a university administrator and vice president, she is the author of the China Bayles Mysteries, the Darling Dahlias Mysteries, and the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. Some of her recent titles include Widow’s Tears, Cat’s Claw, The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose, and The Tale of Castle Cottage. She and her husband, Bill, coauthor a series of Victorian-Edwardian mysteries under the name Robin Paige, which includes such titles as Death at Glamis Castle and Death at Whitechapel.

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