In the acclaimed author’s thrilling new novel, Brennan is at the top of her game in a battle of wits against the most monstrous adversary she has ever encountered.
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.
In Bones Never Lie, Kathy Reichs never fails to satisfy readers looking for psychological suspense that’s more than skin-deep.
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This is book #17 in the Temperance Brennan series and the very first one I have read. I am officially hooked. I now want to start from book #1 and learn more about the character development. I found that the author does a great job of making this part of an arch but also super easy to follow along as a stand alone novel. I am really into drama, crime and human sciences so this was right up my alley. When you think they are on to the suspect things take a turn and continue this way right up until the end! It was a hard book to put down as I wanted to know if they had the right person and if justice would be served. I love that part of the story takes place in Montreal Canada which is just a couple hours away from my home town and I have been to some of the areas that are mentioned. It was also fun to learn more about carbon monoxide and how maple syrup is done. Things you don't think would be explained in depth but was. It is a great suspense novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The author write the story as it has happened already and Temperance is retelling it. I found the writing to be choppy in areas but once I got used to this I didn't mind it and felt it worked for the story and characters.
I give this a 4.5 stars out of 5!
~*Disclaimer: This post was written by Genuine Jenn. I received the above book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are honest and my own.*~