I love the Bones series, but I think it may be time to retire. This book was okay, but not as engaging as most of the others.
The very beginning of the book,sent goose bumps up my spine!
The finding of the baby in the attic, really gave me chills especially the way it was spoken.
This is the first book I've listened to of Kathy Reichs, and I would recommend listening
to the Book "Bones Are Forever." Very good listen,with a lot of emotion.
I am a huge fan of Kathy Reichs. I've read all of the Brennan books and find that while some are better than others, she has done a nice job of not letting the characters get too stale even after 15 books. This story wasn't bad but it felt a little contrived, the ending a little too pat. I didn't like Emond in the beginning but she grew on me. I'm not sure that I will be hunting for more of her books yet but she makes a good Brennan.
I typically LOVE Kathy Reichs books from the Brennan series.
I would have like to feel more of the 'jointedness' I'm used to in these books. I didn't feel the sort of continuity I'm used to and, it seemed to me that the minutinae got in the way of the story.
I can't think of a specific narrator that I would choose.... but NOT Emond. The vocal characterisations werent consistent and seemed, at times, to be really flat.
I hope that this isn't a trend for the series!
Yes, love her books, just not thrilled with this one.
Always Brennen. She has it all and helps others too.
Nothing, she is a great narrator. Clear and easy to understand.
Of all the Reich's books about Brennen, This one has just too much detail. Some detail is good, but too much is boring. I find myself drifting off to think about other things. I want to be on the edge of my seat, as with the other books. The story line has merit, just too much on and on boring detail.
In my top 10 personal favorites
The forensic detail and jargon, right to the point stuff.
Great, kept me wanting to get back to the story.
Yes, not enough free time to do it, but the interest was there.
I suggest you give this one a look.
Thorough, interesting and educational!
Yes, Reichs always has Tempe into things that she shouldn't be doing!
I think it's interesting that Tempe's daughter is going to join the army, she skirted over that part, but I will be interested to see where that leads.
One of her best.
There were too many to pick out just one..
Temperance was only one I recognized---speech was clear and imparted emotions that one would expect in specific circumstances.
Diamonds in the Rough
I love Kathy's books for their attention to detail and the variety of her situations.
Captivating story and again continuing the story of the relationship between Temperance and Detective Ryan.
Yes! and I almost did!!!
I love everything about the Temperance Brennan series - each story reveals a little more about Tempe's back story. And I love learning about different locales and cultures. Reich's gives us a great dose of mystery, intrigue and sexual tensions. However this was not my favorite story-line - the relationships between the characters was a little confusing.
I really liked the respectful way the the Canadian natives were portrayed. The description of the various locations - I could clearly "see" the streets and homes.
In the cottage kitchen when Tempe noticed the crystals in the fish bowl. I love her observation skills.
I didn't cry but was very moved when it was discovered that the girl was mentally challenged and victimized by family members and others.