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Cold, cold bones / Kathy Reichs.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Reichs, Kathy, Temperance Brennan series ; book 21.Publisher: Cammeray, NSW : Simon & Schuster Australia, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Description: 340 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781761103926
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • A823.4 23
Summary: 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 analyse. 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 humour. 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.
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Suspense Pātea LibraryPlus Fiction Fiction REIC (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 05/10/2022 i2221949
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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 analyse. 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 humour. 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.

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