Present day: Julia Hamill has made a horrifying discovery on
the grounds of her new home in rural Massachusetts: a skull buried in the rocky
soil—human, female, and, according to the trained eye of Boston medical
examiner Maura Isles, scarred with the unmistakable marks of murder.
Boston, 1830: In order to pay for his education, medical
student Norris Marshall has joined the ranks of local “resurrectionists”—those
who plunder graveyards and harvest the dead for sale on the black market. But when
a distinguished doctor is found murdered and mutilated on university grounds, Norris
finds that trafficking in the illicit cadaver trade has made him a prime suspect.
With unflagging suspense and pitch-perfect period detail, The Bone Garden deftly traces the dark
mystery at its heart across time and place to a finale as ingeniously conceived
as it is shocking. Download and start listening now!