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Cold, Cold Bones

Cold, Cold Bones (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Reichs, Kathy

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#1 New York Times bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs returns with her twenty-first novel of suspense featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan who, after receiving a box containing a human eyeball, uncovers a series of gruesome killings eerily reenacting the most... shocking of her prior cases. Winter has come to North Carolina and, with it, a drop in crime. Freed from a heavy work schedule, Tempe Brennan is content to dote on her daughter Katy, finally returned to civilian life from the army. But when mother and daughter meet at Tempe's place one night, they find a box on the back porch. Inside: a very fresh human eyeball. GPS coordinates etched into the eyeball lead to a Benedictine monastery where an equally macabre discovery awaits. Soon after, Tempe examines a mummified corpse in a state park, and her anxiety deepens. There seems to be no pattern to the subsequent killings uncovered, except that each mimics in some way a homicide that a younger Tempe had been called in to analyze. Who or what is targeting her, and why? Helping Tempe search for answers is detective Erskine Skinny Slidell, retired but still volunteering with the CMPD cold case unit-and still displaying his gallows humor. Also pulled into the mystery: Andrew Ryan, Tempe's Montreal-based beau, now working as a private detective. Could this elaborately staged skein of mayhem be the prelude to a twist that is even more shocking? Tempe is at a loss to establish the motive for what is going on...and then her daughter disappears. At its core, Cold, Cold Bones is a novel of revenge-one in which revisiting the past may prove the only way to unravel the present. Kathy Reichs's first novel Deja Dead, published in 1997, won the Ellis Award for Best First Novel and was an international bestseller. Cold, Cold Bones is Kathy's twenty-first entry in her series featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. Kathy was also a producer of Fox Television's longest running scripted drama, Bones, which was based on her work and her novels. One of very few forensic anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, Kathy divides her time between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Montreal, Quebec. Visit her at KathyReichs.com or follow her on Twitter @KathyReichs. Kathy Reichs Wikipedia Page Kathy Reichs Interactive Lab Kathy Reichs on Twitter Official Kathy Reichs Facebook Fan Page Kathy Reichs's Official Site
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ISBN 9781761103926
Published NZ 6 Jul 2022
Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781761103926
Stock Available
Status In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
Imprint Simon & Schuster Australia
Published 6 Jul 2022
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 3 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Reichs, Kathy
Category Adventure / Thriller
Australian
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure

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