Dead Man's Bones

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2005 - Fiction - 329 pages
26 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  - DrLed - LibraryThing

Synopsis: Brian is working with people from the university to excavate some ancient Indian relics but finds a skeleton of someone from the current century. Meanwhile China is landscaping the new ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

#13 in the China Bayles series. China Bayles, high powered Houston lawyer, relocates to Pecan Springs, TX to run an herb shop. China Bayles and Ruby get involved in aspects of a theater group ... 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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