Cold cold bones.
Publication year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London: Simon & Schuster, 2022.
ISBN: 9781398510784 (hbk.): £20.00.
Winter has come to North Carolina and, with it, a drop in crime. For a while, forensic anthropologist 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 for dinner, 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 these random killings, except that each mimics in some way a killing that a younger Tempe witnessed, analysed, or barely escaped. Who or what is targeting her, and why?
Series title: Temperance Brennan ; 21
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