Bones Never Lie

A Novel

Reichs, Kathy

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Bones Never Lie
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.

Publisher: New York :, Bantam Books,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 0345544013
Characteristics: 323 pages ;,25 cm


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Mar 23, 2015

is it available in ebook...tks

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
  • rpavlacic rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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 - Qu├ębec 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
  • jazpur rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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
  • nannerl rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Excellent read, as always.

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


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