# 1 international bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns to Charlotte, North Carolina with her eleventh riveting novel in which Americaas favorite forensic anthropologist, Temperance Brennan, encounters voodoo, Santeria, Satanism, and a Wiccan in her quest to identify two young victims. In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a cellar no one knew about, and makes a rather grisly discoveryaa decapitated chicken, animal bones, and cauldrons containing beads, feathers, and other relics of religious ceremonies. In the center of the shrine, there is the skull of a teenage girl. Meanwhile, on a nearby lakeshore, the headless body of a teenage boy is found by a man walking his dog. Nothing is clearaneither when the deaths occurred, nor where. Was the skull brought to the cellar or was the girl murdered there? Why is the boyas body remarkably well preserved? Led by a preacher turned politician, citizen vigilantes blame devil worshippers and Wiccans. They begin a witch-hunt, intent on seeking revenge. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennanaafive-five, feisty, and forty-plusaais called in to investigate, and a complex and gripping tale unfolds in this, Kathy Reichsas eleventh taut, always surprising, scientifically fascinating mystery. With a popular series on Fox, Kathy Reichs has established herself as the dominant talent in forensic mystery writing. Devil Bones features Reichsas signature blend of forensic descriptions that achill to the bonea (Entertainment Weekly) and the surprising plot twists that have made her books phenomenal bestsellers in the United States and around the world.Devil Bones features Reichsas signature blend of forensic descriptions that achill to the bonea (Entertainment Weekly) and the surprising plot twists that have made her books phenomenal bestsellers in the United States and around the ...
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