Devil Bones (Temperance Brennan, #11)
In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a cellar no one knew about, and makes a rather grisly discovery -- a decapitated chicken, animal bones, and cauldrons containing beads, feathers, and other relics of religious ceremonies. In the center of the shrine is the skull of a teenage girl.... show more
In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a cellar no one knew about, and makes a rather grisly discovery -- a decapitated chicken, animal bones, and cauldrons containing beads, feathers, and other relics of religious ceremonies. In the center of the shrine is the skull of a teenage girl. Meanwhile, on a nearby lakeshore, the headless body of a teenage boy is found by a man walking his dog.Led by a preacher turned politician, citizen vigilantes blame devil worshippers and Wiccans and begin a witch hunt, intent on seeking revenge. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan -- "five-five, feisty, and forty-plus" -- is called in to investigate, and a complex and gripping tale unfolds in this deadly mix of voodoo, Santería, and devil worship.With a popular series on Fox -- now in its third season and in full syndication -- Kathy Reichs has established herself as the dominant talent in forensic mystery writing. Devil Bones, her eleventh taut, always surprising,...
Publish date: August 26th 2008
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Temperance Brennan (#11)
Wow. Good plot twists, character twists and a shining light of (possible) hope at the end of the tunnel. Can't wait for the next book.However, I wish Reichs focused more on the resolution of Tempe's love life. I'm not a huge fan of the daughter (whose name escapes me at this moment) but she was a go...
I have zero interest in things Voodoo and the like. So, when I started reading Devil Bones, I was thinking that I would give it one sitting and see where it went. All the while, I thought I would be putting it down due to the subject matter. I was truly surprised at how well Ms. Reichs handled th...
Eh, not the best Bones book. I guess everyone has to do a Voodoo/Santeria themed book. I do like Brennan, though, as always.
This is the eleventh book in the Tempe Brennan series, so at this point, the books, aren't necessarily predictable, but the writing style and storylines are. I still enjoyed the book and will continue on with the series, but at this time, Tempe Brennan is as comfortable as an old bathrobe. Final GR ...
I'm always aware that Reich is working with a formula, but it was really obvious with this one. Still it got me through a miserable day with a cold.