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Kathy Reichs Grave Secrets (Temperance Brennan, #5) PDF

Kathy Reichs Grave Secrets (Temperance Brennan, #5) PDF

Grave Secrets (Temperance Brennan, #5)

It was a summer morning in 1982 when soldiers ravaged the village of Chupan Ya, raping and killing women and children Twenty three victims are said to lie in the well where, twenty years later, Dr Temperance Brennan and a team from the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation now dig No records were kept To their families, the dead are the disappeared Forensic ant It was a summer morning in 1982 when soldiers ravaged the village of Chupan Ya, raping and killing women and children Twenty three victims are said to lie in the well where, twenty years later, Dr Temperance Brennan and a team from the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation now dig No records were kept To their families, the dead are the disappeared Forensic anthropologist for the medical examiners in North Carolina and Montreal, Tempe is in Guatemala for a month s service to help some families identify and bury their dead She digs in a cold, damp pit where she finds a hair clip, a fragment of cloth, a tiny sneaker Her trowel touches something hard the hip of a child no than two years old.It s heartbreaking work Something savage happened here twenty years ago The violence continues today The team is packing up for the day when an urgent satellite call comes in Two colleagues are under attack Shots ring out, and Tempe listens in horror to a woman s screams Then there is silence Dead silence.With this new violence, everything changes, both for the team and for Tempe, who s asked by the Guatemalan police for her expertise on another case Four privileged young women have vanished from Guatemala City in recent months One is the Canadian ambassador s daughter Some remains have turned up in a septic tank, and Tempe unfortunately knows septic tanks.Teaming with Special Crimes Investigator Bartolome Galiano, and with Montreal detective Andrew Ryan, who may have than just professional reasons to join her on the case, Tempe soon finds herself in a dangerous web that stretches far beyond Guatemala s borders The stakes are huge As power, money, greed, and science converge, Tempe must make life altering choices.From cutting edge science in the lab, where Tempe studies fetal bones and cat hair DNA, to a chilling en counter in a lonely morgue, Grave Secrets is powerful, page turning entertainment from a crime fiction superstar who combines riveting authenticity with witty, elegant prose

Title : Grave Secrets (Temperance Brennan, #5)
Author :  Kathy Reichs
Language : English
Isbn : 0684859734
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 315 pages

Rating: 4.7

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