NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER No one speaks the language of suspense more brilliantly than Kathy Reichs, author of the acclaimed Temperance Brennan series. In Speaking in Bones, the forensic anthropologist finds herself drawn into a world of dark secrets and dangerous beliefs, where good and evil blur. Professionally, Temperance Brennan knows exactly what to doatest, analyze, identify. Her personal life is another story. Sheas at a loss, wondering how to answer police detective Andrew Ryanas marriage proposal. But the matter of matrimony takes a backseat when murder rears its head. Hazel aLuckya Strikeaa strident amateur detective who mines the Internet for cold casesacomes to Brennan with a tape recording of an unknown girl being held prisoner and terrorized. Strike is convinced the voice is that of eighteen-year-old Cora Teague, who went missing more than three years earlier. Strike is also certain that the teenageras remains are gathering dust in Temperance Brennanas lab. Brennan has doubts about working with a self-styled websleuth. But when the evidence seems to add up, Brennanas next stop is the treacherous backwoods where the chilling recording (and maybe Cora Teagueas bones) were discovered. Her forensic field trip only turns up more disturbing questionsaalong with gruesome proof of more untimely deaths. While local legends of eerie nocturnal phenomena and sinister satanic cults abound, itas a zealous and secretive religious sect that has Brennan spooked and struggling to separate the saints from the sinners. But thereas nothing, including fire and brimstone, that can distract her from digging up the truth and taking down a killeraeven as Brennan finds herself in a place where angels fear to tread, devils demand their due, and she may be damned no matter what. Praise for Speaking in Bones aSpeaking in Bones keeps the suspense high.aaAssociated Press aTemperanceas forensic sleuthing uncovers many secrets, along with a blockbuster psychological surprise.aaThe Huffington Post From the Hardcover edition.Praise for Speaking in Bones aSpeaking in Bones keeps the suspense high.aaAssociated Press aTemperanceas forensic sleuthing uncovers many secrets, along with a blockbuster psychological surprise.aaThe Huffington Post From the ...
|Title||:||Speaking in Bones|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2015-07-21|