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The Devil's Bones

By Jefferson Bass

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'If you like Kathy Reichs, you'll like Jefferson Bass' The Times.

'If you like Kathy Reichs, you'll like Jefferson Bass' The Times.

A woman's charred body has been found inside a burned car atop a hill in Knoxville. Was this an accidental death, or murder? Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton is on the case, torching bodies to research how fire consumes flesh and bone. Days later, he receives a mysterious package - a set of cremated remains that seems entirely unreal. As Dr Brockton investigates, he uncovers a truth too horrifying to believe...

Little does Dr Brockton know that his research is about to collide with reality. Disgraced medical examiner, and Dr Brockton's nemesis, Garland Hamilton, has escaped from custody on the way to his trial. So begins a deadly game of cat and mouse with Dr Brockton's life at stake. Finally running Hamilton to ground, Brockton finds only the incinerated remains of his enemy, or does he?

Biographical Notes

Jefferson Bass is the writing team of Dr Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson. Dr Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, founded the Body Farm 25 years ago. Jefferson is a journalist, writer and documentary film-maker. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek and USA Today. This is the third novel in the Body Farm series. They have also written two non-fiction books, Death's Acre and Beyond the Body Farm.

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  • ISBN: 9781849166652
  • Publication date: 03 Sep 2009
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'More graphic than Patricia Cornwell, Jefferson Bass' latest novel in the Body Farm series will please all crime fiction fans who love squirming at intricately gory detail' Buzz — Buzz
'Fantastic forensic detail. Jefferson Bass brings an authoritative, compelling voice to the forensic mystery' Jeff Abbott. — Jeff Abbott
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