By Kathy Reichs
The number 1 long island occasions bestselling writer and manufacturer of the Fox tv hit, Bones, returns with a stunning new Tempe Brennan novel.
There are 206 bones within the human physique. Forensic anthropologists understand them in detail, can learn in them tales of short or lengthy lives and use them to reconstruct all kinds of violent finish. 206 Bones opens with Tempe regaining awareness and learning that she is in a few type of very small, very darkish, very chilly enclosed area. She is sure, fingers to toes. Who desires Tempe useless, or not less than out of how, and why? Tempe starts slowly to reconstruct...
Tempe and Lieutenant Ryan had observed the lately came across continues to be of a lacking heiress from Montreal to the Chicago morgue. all of sudden, Tempe was once accused of mishandling the post-mortem -- and the case. anyone made an incriminating mobilephone name. inside hours, the only guy with information regarding the decision used to be lifeless. again in Montreal, the corpse of a moment aged girl was once present in the woods, after which a third.
Seamlessly weaving among Tempe's present-tense terror as she's held captive and her reminiscence of the situations of those murdered girls, Reichs conveys the amazing devastation that will ensue if a forensic colleague sabotaged paintings within the lab. The chemistry among Tempe and Ryan intensifies as this complicated, riveting story unfolds. Reichs is writing on the best of her online game.
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Extra resources for 206 Bones: A Novel (Temperance Brennan, Book 12)
Sun slanting across the scarred wood of the desk. Frank smelled clean, like soap and leather. He was a good teacher, a wonderful teacher; his black Biro scribbled in dates and places and events, and Lexie Madison developed out of nothing like a Polaroid, she curled off the page and hung in the air like incense smoke, a girl with my face and a life from a half-forgotten dream. When did you have your first boyfriend? Where were you living? What was his name? Who dumped who? Why? Frank found an ashtray, flipped a Players out of his packet for me.
And you saw Byrne, babe. Thats not a happy little member of our glorious brotherhood. If I hint that there might be a transfer in it for him, not only will he keep his mouth shut, hell keep Dohertys shut too. Next? Next, I said, its pointless. Sams worked dozens of murders, Frank, and hes solved most of them, without needing to pull any wack-job stunts. This thing youre talking about would take weeks to set up Days, anyway, Frank amended. and by that time hell have someone.
Ive never even heard of anything like this before. But thats the beauty of it, Frank explained. If you go under as someone who actually exists, its for like half an hour, Frank, and its to do something specific. Its to do a drop-off or a pickup or something, from a stranger. Youre talking about me jumping right into the middle of this girls life, just because I look a bit like her "A bit ? Do you even know what color her eyes are? What if theyre blue, or Give me some credit, babe. Theyre brown.