206 Bones

206 Bones

Large Print - 2010
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A routine case turns sinister when Dr Temperance Brennan is accused of mishandling the autopsy of a missing heiress. Someone has made an incriminating accusation that she missed or concealed crucial evidence. Before Tempe can get to the one man with information, he turns up dead. The heiress isn't the only elderly female to have appeared on Tempe's gurney recently. Back in Montreal, three more women have died, their bodies brutally discarded. Tempe, convinced there's a link between their deaths and that of the heiress, struggles with the clues - nothing adds up. Has she made grave errors, or is some unknown foe sabotaging her? It soon becomes frighteningly clear. It's not simply Tempe's career at risk. Her life is at stake too.
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781444800838
1444800833
Branch Call Number: LP FIC REIC
Characteristics: 408 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.

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deb56
Jul 03, 2015

Another winner. This keeps you on the edge of your seat and you don't want to put it down

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lpreston214
Oct 30, 2013

Loved this book in the Temperance Brennan series. As usual Tempe is investigating several deaths and examining lots of bones. In this one, it's easy for us to see that someone new in the office in Montreal is not what she seems but Kathy Reichs has to back up Tempe's discovery of treachery with science as usual. Tempe's really smart but sometimes a bit too dense. Oh well, at least her relationship with Andrew Ryan is going better by the end of the book.

This book is over-written. The characters are confusing, I can't remember who is murdered and who is suspected. Diligent reading will bring its reward, but it should not be this hard to follow a plot.

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candot
Jun 14, 2012

This is book number 12 in the Temperance Brennan series. It's a real page turner. This is set in Montreal. Quebec.

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writer13
May 26, 2012

I found the premise of this book to be very intriguing and the format of the book - told through flashback until the mystery is solved - greatly enhanced the suspense. Kathy Reichs even managed to sneak a critique of her profession into the story to enhance the relevence of the tale, which was kind of neat. Having said all that though, again her trademark style of writing was at times jumbled and confused. Many times I had to reread sections to figure out who was speaking and the plethora of characters referenced left me wondering just who everyone was. Not her best in the series.

LMOH Oct 30, 2010

Really interesting! Lots of science, less about relationships as in her previous titles. A good book to listen to on audio!

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shieldsl
Aug 03, 2010

I did not enjoy this book. It felt like a lecture - very dry. I could not finish it.

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chanters
Mar 26, 2010

Ugh. Painful to read. Could not finish it. The writing feels scattered.

samdog123 Dec 31, 2009

Another terrific read by author Kathy Reichs. This one has main character, Temperance Brennan, fighting corruption in the Montreal forensic department where she works. Always a thought-provoking read. After all the books she's written, I still look forward to reading each and every one!

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Brooke24
Jan 11, 2012

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