Bones Never Lie

Bones Never Lie

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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The evidence is irrefutable: In sixteen New York Times bestsellers over the course of as many years, Kathy Reichs has proven herself "a genius at building suspense" (New York Daily News). In forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, Reichs has created a detective fiction heroine who's brilliant to the bone. "Every minute in the morgue with Tempe is golden," says The New York Times Book Review. In the acclaimed author's thrilling new novel, Brennan is at the top of her game in a battle of wits against the most monstrous adversary she has ever encountered. Unexpectedly called in to the Charlotte PD's Cold Case Unit, Dr. Temperance Brennan wonders why she's been asked to meet with a homicide cop who's a long way from his own jurisdiction. The shocking answer: Two child murders, separated by thousands of miles, have one thing in common'the killer. Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. It was a devastating defeat for her pursuers, Brennan and police detective Andrew Ryan. Now, as if summoned from their nightmares, Pomerleau has resurfaced in the United States, linked to victims in Vermont and North Carolina. When another child is snatched, the reign of terror promises to continue'unless Brennan can rise to the challenge and make good on her second chance to stop a psychopath. But Brennan will have to draw her bitter ex-partner out of exile, keep the local police and feds from one another's throats, and face more than just her own demons as she stalks the deadliest of predators into the darkest depths of madness. In Bones Never Lie, Kathy Reichs never fails to satisfy readers looking for psychological suspense that's more than skin-deep.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2014
ISBN: 9780345544025 (electronic bk.)
0345544021 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC REICHS
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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KCLSReads Sep 12, 2014

Many people follow the television series 'Bones' but most don't know those stories are loosely based on the Temperance Brennan character created by writer and real life forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs. What can I say, the books are better!

Recommended by KCLS Librarians Aug 07, 2014

Another satisfying read from Kathy Reichs, a real life forensic anthropologist.

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Sep 24, 2016

Fans of Tempe will not be disappointed with this instalment of the series. The relationship between herself and her mother is shifting in the face of illness and as her mother plays a small but significant part in solving the mystery.

Jun 06, 2016

A satisfying read, better written than most in the genre. I'll read more in this series.

Feb 26, 2016

Have read a couple of her books and was very disappointed in both. She seems to have a very high opinion of herself.

samdog123 Mar 08, 2015

Always enjoy Reich's books. In this one, Temperance faces a demon from one of her past cases--never resolved, it appears that the killer has resurfaced, not in Quebec, but in Vermont. Ryan and Temperance re-connect on this case but it's not the way it used to be. The writing is not as strong in this book, but Reichs is so good, her books still ring true.

Oct 06, 2014

One thing about Kathy Reichs - you can never be sure if the plots in the Tempe Brennan series are figments of her imagination, or stories based on real-life cases she has worked on as a forensic anthropologist. This book is one of Reichs' best, weaving an investigation that has elements in the two jurisdictions where she works in real life - Québec and North Carolina. As usual, she avoids the "CSI effect" and takes pains to stress DNA and other forensics tests often take weeks, not hours - something that is no one's friend when a serial killer is on the loose. She also keeps the story going as one suspect is dropped and another is added. Charming ending to this installment.

Sep 19, 2014

I enjoyed this one as I haven't done with several of her recent novels. This one is shorter with a broader scope; fascinating from the forensic point of view as all the links with unsolved previous cases are established.As a result, I will never be able to view maple syrup in the same light again!

Sep 16, 2014

Excellent read, as always.

Another satisfying read from Kathy Reichs, a real life forensic anthropologist.


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