When a commercial airliner crashes in the North Carolina mountains, forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan joins the investigative agency DMORT. As bomb theories abound, Tempe finds disturbing evidence that raises dangerous questions--and gets her thrown off the case. Relentless for the truth, Tempe uncovers a conspiracy that threatens her career--and jeopardizes her life. (July)
Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation should be in heaven ( People ) stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic bestsellers.She has a passion for the truth . . . and this time, it's taking her down. A commercial airliner disaster has brought Tempe Brennan to the North Carolina mountains as a member of the investigative agency DMORT. As bomb theories abound, Tempe soon discovers a jarring piece of evidence that raises dangerous questions -- and gets her thrown from the DMORT team. Relentless in her pursuit of its significance, Tempe uncovers a shocking, multilayered tale of deceit and depravity as she probes her way into frightening territory -- where someone wants her stopped in her tracks.
Publishers Weekly Morbid yet captivating....It is Reichs's ongoing development of Tempe -- a woman in her fifties with a mature understanding of human nature and a self-depricating sense of humor -- that truly lifts the book above many of its peers.
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