Forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs exploded onto bestseller lists worldwide with her phenomenal debut novel Deja Dead -- and introduced "[a] brilliant heroine" (Glamour) in league with Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta. Dr. Temperance Brennan, Quebec's director of forensic anthropology, now returns in a thrilling new investigation into the secrets of the dead.In the bitter cold of a Montreal winter, Tempe Brennan is digging for a corpse buried more than a … mehrcentury ago. Although Tempe thrives on such enigmas from the past, it's a chain of contemporary deaths and disappearances that has seized her attention -- and she alone is ideally placed to make a chilling connection among the seemingly unrelated events. At the crime scene, at the morgue, and in the lab, Tempe probes a mystery that sweeps from a deadly Quebec fire to startling discoveries in the Carolinas, and culminates in Montreal with a terrifying showdown -- a nerve-shattering test of both her forensic expertise and her skills for survival.
'Death du Jour' opens in the bitter cold o a Montreal winter and the gothic
darkness of a convent graveyard where Tempe Brennan is digging for a corps
buried more than one hundred years ago. But it's some contemporary death
and disappearances that seize her attention and test her courage in this
new book. Tempe probes a mystery that begins with horrifying death in a
fire in Quebec, leads her to some startling discoveries in the Carolinas,
and culminates in Montreal with a terrifying showdown.
H16.9 cm x B10.6 cm x D3.2 cm 235 g weniger