Spider Bones - A Novel
- United States
More information#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs, a producer of the Fox television hit Bones , returns with a riveting new novel featuring America's favorite forensic anthropologist, Tempe Brennan.
The New York Times Book Review hailed the Tempe Brennan novels as a "cleverly plotted and expertly maintained series." Spider Bones opens as Temperance Brennan is called to the scene of a drowning in Hemmingford, Quebec. The victim appears to have died while in the midst of a bizarre sexual practice. The body is identified as a man originally declared dead in 1968-the victim of a Huey crash in Vietnam. Tempe exhumes the soldier's corpse from his grave in North Carolina and flies with the remains to Hawaii for a reanalysis of the bones. But it's not long before another set of remains are found with the first victim's dog tags tangled amongst them. There are now two unidentified bodies-both with strange connections. Meanwhile, the Honolulu medical examiner asks Tempe for help with remains found offshore-from yet another victim. Is it the victim of a shark attack? Or something much more sinister…