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A wonderful new installment in the Temperance Brennan series. Kathy Riechs does not disappoint in this story! Longtime Tempe fans will enjoy this. A word of warning to the TV show fans, you will not find the same character in the book that you see on the show. Keep an open mind and treat the tv and books as completely different identities and you will enjoy it! I am not sure why Ms. Reichs felt the need to go so far off of the reservation in regards to her characters when she created the show. I have finally become a fan of the show, but still LOVE the books much more!!
Publishers Weekly, 2010-06-21 A perplexing death in Quebec occupies Dr. Temperance Brennan in Reichs's fine 13th novel featuring the forensic anthropologist (after 206 Bones). The fingerprints of a man who died during autoerotic asphyxiation indicate that the deceased is John Charles Lowery of North Carolina, but Lowery supposedly died in Vietnam in 1968. Unsurprisingly, Lowery's father is reluctant to allow Brennan to reopen old family wounds, but she's determined to find out who's buried in Lowery's grave if Lowery died in Quebec. Brennan heads to Hawaii to seek the help of an old friend at the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC), whose mission is to find the remains of American war dead and bring them home. But instead of clarifying matters, Brennan's investigation only raises more questions, including parallel inquiries into a series of shark attacks and escalating island gang violence. Reichs, who once again uses her own scientific knowledge to enhance a complex plot and continually developing characters, delivers a whopper of a final twist. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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