a summer of sizzling heat in Charlotte where Dr. Temperance Brennan, forensic
anthropologist for the North Carolina medical examiner, looks forward to her
first vacation in years. A romantic vacation. She’s almost out the door when
the bones start appearing.
newborn’s charred remains turn up in a woodstove. A small plane crashes in a
North Carolina cornfield on a sunny afternoon. Both pilot and passenger are
burned beyond recognition. And what is the mysterious black substance covering
the bodies? Most puzzling of all are the bones discovered at a remote farm
outside Charlotte. The remains seem to be of animal origin, but Tempe is
shocked when she gets them to her lab.
help from a special detective friend, Tempe must investigate a poignant and
terrifying case that comes at the worst possible moment. Daughter Katy has a
new boyfriend who Tempe fears may have something to hide. And important
personal decisions face Tempe. Is it time for emotional commitment? Will she
have the chance to find out?
must wait on the bones. Why are the X rays and DNA so perplexing? Who is trying
to keep Tempe from the answers? Someone is following her and Katy. That someone
must be stopped before it’s too late. Download and start listening now!