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Bones of the Lost

Reichs, Kathy (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Bones of the Lost


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"The latest from Kathy Reichs finds Tempe Brennan investigating the connections between a long-dead business man, the smuggling of mummified dogs from Peru, and the death of a teenage girl killed in a hit and run. When she discovers a human trafficking enterprise at the center of it all, the scope of the case extends from South America to Afghanistan. And Tempe's soon-to-be ex might have connections that run to the very heart of the trafficking ring"--
Authors: Reichs, Kathy
Title: Bones of the lost
Publisher: New York :, Scribner,, 2013.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Characteristics: viii, 323 pages ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "The latest from Kathy Reichs finds Tempe Brennan investigating the connections between a long-dead business man, the smuggling of mummified dogs from Peru, and the death of a teenage girl killed in a hit and run. When she discovers a human trafficking enterprise at the center of it all, the scope of the case extends from South America to Afghanistan. And Tempe's soon-to-be ex might have connections that run to the very heart of the trafficking ring"--
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ISBN: 9781476751764
9781476754741
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Report This Apr 15, 2014
  • dexluce rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Wasn't a huge fan of this book. The plot was meh and I too found that there was A LOT of military terms that I didn't really care to read or learn about.

Report This Mar 23, 2014
  • sam_al rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I found this book poor in comparison to her earlier novels. I felt she was trying to make a plot from too many amazing coincidences, using police & military jargon in a less than convincing way, lecturing on forensic points rather than working them naturally into the story, and lastly the love triangle parts about Ryan and Pete felt like awkward last minute add-ons & did not add to the story.

Find forensic science fascinating!

Report This Jan 15, 2014
  • librarianatlarge rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

An average read at best. Far too much military jargon. This series is getting stale and the "love triangle" is getting very boring.

Report This Jan 05, 2014
  • samdog123 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Another excellent title in the Temperance Brennan series. I never get tired of reading this series--Kathy Reichs always researches her subject matter so well and chooses contemporary themes. This storyline deals with human trafficking and certainly educated me on this issue.

Report This Dec 30, 2013
  • Liselara rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I found Bones of the Lost a terrific read and it throws a light on human trafficking, especially young women. Reichs is not the best writer in the world and sometimes the cliff-hangers at the end of a chapter are almost cartoonish, but she writes with passion, she knows her stuff, and it moves along very quickly. Most of all, I learn something new with every book.

Report This Dec 11, 2013
  • savtadina rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Her books are getting darker, more complex, and less detailed re: forensic evidence. I really enjoyed the earlier books with more forensic details.

Report This Nov 11, 2013
  • nat_cyr0 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Another amazing book by Kathy Reichs, focusing on the issue of human trafficking,

Report This Oct 28, 2013
  • njackson718 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I really enjoyed this book. It held my attention from beginning to end. I am looking forward to reading more of her books.

Report This Oct 27, 2013
  • LT rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

I want to like Kathy Reichs' latest novel, but I can't. Her prose style is falling apart, and half of the book reads as if she took it directly from one of her case files. Unecessary technical jargon and relentless military acronyms often make the book unreadable. The coincidences that lead to the novel's conclusion take the suspension of disbelief several steps too far.

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