Though Tempe tries to be rational, she is flooded by memories of her best friend, and wonders whether this skeleton, clearly of a girl who's been dead for decades, could possibly be Evangelina's. At the same time, Tempe's love interest, Ryan, is investigating the deaths of two young girls and the disappearance of another three. Are the cases related? Tempe uses the most recent advances in forensic linguistics to identify the old skeleton, while Ryan investigates the possibility of some kind of serial predator at work now.
Flesh and bone: investigate more of Tempe Brennan's forensic cases.
©2007 Temperance Brennan, LP; (P)2007 Simon and Schuster, Inc.
"With her usual blend of cutting-edge forensic science, nail-biting suspense and characters that pop off the page, Reichs, who's vice president of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists and the producer of Fox's Bones, has produced another winner in one of the genre's most satisfying series." (Publishers Weekly)
I was very disappointed in this book. I have read Fatal Voyage and enjoyed it so much, so was anxious to read Bones to Ashes. The setting was Canada and there was too much
French in the reading which was very hard to understand.
The ending was expected.
The reader was very hard to understand.
I wouldn't read a follow up book
Very disappointed. Doubt if I will read any more of her books.
Smart, emotional and well done. I know Kathy draws off personal experiences and that is why truth is stranger than fiction and thankfully she gives us both. Always keeps you thinking.
The emotional ending. Yes, I cried again. I found myself excited to find time to listen. I love that!
Tempe. She did great.
Good narration and a great book - what can be better?
Normally when I listen to books I get captivated and don't want to stop listening. This was not the case with this book. It was just OK.
I like real suspense writers like Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsenn, J.D. Robb, Lisa Gardner, but unfortunately I have listened to all their books and thought I would give this one a try.
If you like mystery/thrillers/suspense and like to be kept on your toes, you would probably be disappointed in this book.
Fast paced, as her books usually are. The mystery plus the historical information about the Acadians and their trials with the government - which experimented on them - adds to the fascination. Very entertaining!!!
I like edgy, offbeat books. All of my audiobooks are mysteries because I listen in the car. I prefer to read more literary works.
I have enjoyed Kathy Reichs' books in the past, but this was way too technical, very boring, and it never seemed to produce the expected and desired excitement. There were too many loose ends and when the mystery was solved I didn't care anymore.
This is the first Reichs novel I've read/listened to. I thought it was well paced, a good story, had nice twists and interesting characters. While it wasn't deep, it was entertaining.
Doesn't Tempe have any friends or sisters that are not knock-out beautiful and very rich? Great read and I enjoy her wealth of knowledge but why does she have to temper her brains by being surrounded by super model type women? Having said that, I would love a movie from any of Kathy Reich's books; this one is no exception.
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