The Devil's Bones: A Body Farm Novel (Paperback)

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The secrets about violent murder are investigated at . . . The Body Farm

A burned car sits on a Tennessee hilltop, a woman's charred body in the driver's seat. Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton's job is to discover the truth hidden in the fire-desecrated corpse. Was the woman's death accidental . . . or was she incinerated to cover up her murder?

But his research into the effect of flame on flesh and bone is about to collide with reality like a lit match meeting spilled gasoline. The arrival of a mysterious package—a set of suspiciously unnatural cremated remains—is pulling Brockton toward a nightmare too macabre to imagine. And an old nemesis is waiting in the shadows to put him to the ultimate test, one that could reduce Brockton's life to smoldering ruins.

Praise For…

“[A] fine thriller...this third installment is the best of a steadily improving series, but it’s doubtful we’ve seen the finest moments yet.”

“A superb mystery—well-plotted, filled with memorable characters, based on accurate forensic science.”

“A superb mystery...written with more flair and literary sensibility than anything by John Grisham.”

“A gripping murder mystery.”

“[A] unique corpse, solid science, quirky humor and a lovable protagonist.”

“[F]ascinating...a delightful course in “how to examine a skeleton,” and the intrigues of the Tennessee moonshine backwoods!”

“CARVED IN BONE introduces a captivating protagonist and is full of obscure, fascinating forensics. [A] fine new talent.”

“Carved in Bone brims with terrific forensic detail . . . the real deal.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062277381
ISBN-10: 0062277383
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: September 24th, 2013
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Body Farm Novel