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The Keepsake - A Rizzoli & Isles Novel

Tess Gerritsen

New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen knows how to expertly dissect a brilliantly suspenseful story, all the while keeping fascinated readers riveted to her side. By turns darkly enthralling and relentlessly surprising, The Keepsake showcases an author at the peak of her storytelling powers. For untold years, the perfectly preserved mummy had lain forgotten in the dusty basement of Boston's Crispin Museum. Now its sudden rediscovery by museum staff is both a major coup and an attention-grabbing mystery. Dubbed "Madam X," the mummy-to all appearances, an ancient Egyptian artifact-seems a ghoulish godsend for the financially struggling institution. But medical examiner Maura Isles soon discovers a macabre message hidden within the corpse-horrifying proof that this "centuries-old" relic is instead a modern-day murder victim. To Maura and Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, the forensic evidence is unmistakable, its implications terrifying. And when the grisly remains of yet another woman are found in the hidden recesses of the museum, it becomes chillingly clear that a maniac is at large-and is now taunting them. Archaeologist Josephine Pulcillo's blood runs cold when the killer's cryptic missives are discovered, and her darkest dread becomes real when the carefully preserved corpse of yet a third victim is left in her car like a gruesome offering-or perhaps a ghastly promise of what's to come. The twisted killer's familiarity with post-mortem rituals suggests to Maura and Jane that he may have scientific expertise in common with Josephine. Only Josephine knows that her stalker shares a knowledge even more personally terrifying: details of a dark secret she had thought forever buried. Now Maura must summon her own dusty knowledge of ancient death traditions to unravel his twisted endgame. And when Josephine vanishes, Maura and Jane have precious little time to derail the Archaeology Killer before he adds another chilling piece to his monstrous collection. From the Hardcover edition.

New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen knows how to expertly dissect a brilliantly suspenseful story, all the while keeping fascinated readers riveted to her side. By turns darkly enthralling and relentlessly surprising, The Keepsake showcases an author at the peak of her storytelling powers. For untold years, the perfectly preserved mummy had lain forgotten in the dusty basement of Boston's Crispin Museum. Now its sudden rediscovery by museum staff is both a major coup and an attention-grabbing mystery. Dubbed "Madam X," the mummy-to all appearances, an ancient Egyptian artifact-seems a ghoulish godsend for the financially struggling institution. But medical examiner Maura Isles soon discovers a macabre message hidden within the corpse-horrifying proof that this "centuries-old" relic is instead a modern-day murder victim. To Maura and Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, the forensic evidence is unmistakable, its implications terrifying. And when the grisly remains of yet another woman are found in the hidden recesses of the museum, it becomes chillingly clear that a maniac is at large-and is now taunting them. Archaeologist Josephine Pulcillo's blood runs cold when the killer's cryptic missives are discovered, and her darkest dread becomes real when the carefully preserved corpse of yet a third victim is left in her car like a gruesome offering-or perhaps a ghastly promise of what's to come. The twisted killer's familiarity with post-mortem rituals suggests to Maura and Jane that he may have scientific expertise in common with Josephine. Only Josephine knows that her stalker shares a knowledge even more personally terrifying: details of a dark secret she had thought forever buried. Now Maura must summon her own dusty knowledge of ancient death traditions to unravel his twisted endgame. And when Josephine vanishes, Maura and Jane have precious little time to derail the Archaeology Killer before he adds another chilling piece to his monstrous collection. From the Hardcover edition.
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New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen knows how to expertly dissect a brilliantly suspenseful story, all the while keeping fascinated readers riveted to her side. By turns darkly enthralling and relentlessly surprising, The Keepsake showcases an author at the peak of her storytelling powers. For untold years, the perfectly preserved mummy had lain forgotten in the dusty basement of Boston's Crispin Museum. Now its sudden rediscovery by museum staff is both a major coup and an attention-grabbing mystery. Dubbed "Madam X," the mummy-to all appearances, an ancient Egyptian artifact-seems a ghoulish godsend for the financially struggling institution. But medical examiner Maura Isles soon discovers a macabre message hidden within the corpse-horrifying proof that this "centuries-old" relic is instead a modern-day murder victim. To Maura and Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, the forensic evidence is unmistakable, its implications terrifying. And when the grisly remains of yet another woman are found in the hidden recesses of the museum, it becomes chillingly clear that a maniac is at large-and is now taunting them. Archaeologist Josephine Pulcillo's blood runs cold when the killer's cryptic missives are discovered, and her darkest dread becomes real when the carefully preserved corpse of yet a third victim is left in her car like a gruesome offering-or perhaps a ghastly promise of what's to come. The twisted killer's familiarity with post-mortem rituals suggests to Maura and Jane that he may have scientific expertise in common with Josephine. Only Josephine knows that her stalker shares a knowledge even more personally terrifying: details of a dark secret she had thought forever buried. Now Maura must summon her own dusty knowledge of ancient death traditions to unravel his twisted endgame. And when Josephine vanishes, Maura and Jane have precious little time to derail the Archaeology Killer before he adds another chilling piece to his monstrous collection. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Deirdre Lovejoy

Length:

10h 56m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:16


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:31


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:34


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:30


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:10


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:51


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:52


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:25


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:42


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:29


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:53


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:24


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:41


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:37


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:06


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:33


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:34


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:29


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:02


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:38


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:39


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:53


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:44


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:10


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:39


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:34


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:27


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:09


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:05


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:25


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:03


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:27


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:51


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:07


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:08


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:49


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:49


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:38


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:46


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

02:58


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:17


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:44


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:37


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:44


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:09


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

02:59


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:32


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:43


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:46


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:11


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:45


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:46


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:38


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:38


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:47


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:35


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:50


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:49


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:30


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:53


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:37


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:44


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:30


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:07


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:42


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:32


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:58


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:18


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:49


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:52


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:24


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:52


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:25


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:38


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:26


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:38


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:07


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:36


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:33


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:15


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:17


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:10


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:53


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:43


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:56


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:42


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

05:14


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:02


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:28


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:30


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:55


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:18


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:04


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:35


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:48


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:41


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:34


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:50


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:47


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:51


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:44


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:49


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:42


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:16


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

02:51


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:54


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:37


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:49


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:34


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:36


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:52


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

05:05


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:50


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

05:09


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:04


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

02:53


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:41


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

05:07


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:40


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

05:04


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

05:07


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:43


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:28


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:58


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

03:19


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

03:07


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

03:54


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

04:51


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

04:45


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

00:33