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  • 55 of 106 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Orleans Town and Township Public Library.

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3 current holds with 106 total copies.

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Temperance Brennan series ; 20.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans M REI (Text) 36870000504981 New Materials Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781982139964
  • ISBN: 198213996X
  • Physical Description: print
    354 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

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General Note: Series numeration from NoveList.
Maps on endpapers.
Summary, etc.: Kathy Reichs returns with her twentieth novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events. On the way to hurricane-ravaged Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Tempe receives a call from the Charleston coroner. The storm has tossed ashore a medical waste container. Inside are two decomposed bodies wrapped in plastic sheeting and bound with electrical wire. Tempe recognizes many of the details as identical to those of an unsolved case she handled in Quebec years earlier. With a growing sense of foreboding, she travels to Montreal to gather evidence. Meanwhile, health authorities in South Carolina become increasingly alarmed as a human flesh-eating contagion spreads. So focused is Tempe on identifying the container victims that, initially, she doesn't register how their murders and the pestilence may be related. But she does recognize one unsettling fact. Someone is protecting a dark secret-and willing to do anything to keep it hidden. An absorbing look at the sinister uses to which genetics can be put, and featuring a cascade of ever-more-shocking revelations... --
Subject: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character) Fiction
Women forensic anthropologists Fiction
Forensic pathologists Fiction
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Plague Fiction
Secrecy Fiction
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
FICTION / Thrillers / Medical
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
South Carolina Fiction
Charleston (S.C.) Fiction
Isle of Palms (S.C.) Fiction
Montréal (Québec) Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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Temperance Brennan series ; 20.
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