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  • 50 of 115 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Andrews-Dallas Public Library. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews.

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15 current holds with 115 total copies.

Series Information

Temperance Brennan series ; 21.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F REI (Text) 73351000057987 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/30/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982190026
  • ISBN: 1982190027
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2022.

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Series numeration from Fantastic Fiction.
Summary, etc.:
Winter has come to North Carolina and, with it, a drop in crime. Freed from a heavy work schedule, Tempe Brennan is content to dote on her daughter Katy, finally returned to civilian life from the army. But when mother and daughter meet at Tempe's place one night, they find a box on the back porch. Inside: a very fresh human eyeball. GPS coordinates etched into the eyeball lead to a Benedictine monastery where an equally macabre discovery awaits. Soon after, Tempe examines a mummified corpse in a state park, and her anxiety deepens. There seems to be no pattern to the subsequent killings uncovered, except that each mimics in some way a homicide that a younger Tempe had been called in to analyze. Who or what is targeting her, and why? Helping Tempe search for answers is detective Erskine "Skinny" Slidell, retired but still volunteering with the CMPD cold case unit--and still displaying his gallows humor. Also pulled into the mystery: Andrew Ryan, Tempe's Montreal-based beau, now working as a private detective. Could this elaborately staged skein of mayhem be the prelude to a twist that is even more shocking? Tempe is at a loss to establish the motive for what is going on... and then her daughter disappears.
Subject: Brennan, Temperance (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women forensic anthropologists > Fiction.
Forensic pathologists > Fiction.
Monasteries > Fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense.
FICTION / Thrillers / Medical.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Montréal (Québec) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

Series Information

Temperance Brennan series ; 21.

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