Bones to Ashes
From bestselling author, forensic anthropologist, and producer of the Fox television hit "Bones" comes Kathy Reichs's most compelling mystery yet, pitting Temperance Brennan against an enigma out of her own past.
Temperance Brennan, like her creator Kathy Reichs, is a brilliant, sexy forensic anthropologist called on tosolve the toughest cases. But for Tempe, the discovery of a young girl's skeleton in Acadia, Canada, is more than just another assignment. vangline, Tempe's childhood best friend, was also from Acadia. Named for the character in the Longfellow poem, vangline wasthe most exotic person in Tempe'seight-year-old world. When vangline disappeared, Tempe was warned not to search for her, that the girl was "dangerous."
Thirty years later, flooded with memories, Tempe cannot help wondering if this skeleton could be the friend she lost so many years ago. And what is the meaning of the strange skeletal lesions found on the bones of the young girl?
Meanwhile, Tempe's beau, Ryan, investigates a series of cold cases. Three girls dead. Four missing. Could the New Brunswick skeleton be part of the pattern? As Tempe draws on the latest advances in forensic anthropology to penetrate the past, Ryan hunts down a serial predator.
"Bones to Ashes" is a gripping, sophisticated thriller starring the protagonist who is "the lab lady most likely to dethrone Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta" ("USAToday").
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TVNerd95 - LibraryThing
I really didn't like Tempe in this one -- she seemed very I don't know maybe a snob. She was very quick to jump to stereotypes. I did find the case very interesting and I couldn't wait to get to the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thebacklistbook - LibraryThing
Ahh...What could be cozier than murder, mayhem, and mixed signals of the romantic nature. Another stunner from Ms. Reichs. I love these books nearly as much as I loved the series based off them. The ... Read full review