Cross Bones - Temperance Brennan, Bk 8 Author:Kathy Reichs Discovered in a closet, a week after death, the body is barely recognisable. Advanced decomposition and scavenging cats have mangled the face, and friends and family give conflicting accounts. Suicide or homicide? As Dr. Temperance Brennan attempts to interpret the wounds, a stranger slips her a photograph, claiming the skeleton pictured holds t... more »he answer.
Together, Tempe and Detective Andrew Ryan investigate the death of this orthodox Jew. Was he involved in the black market trade in Israeli antiquities? And whose is the skeleton in the photo?
With the help of biblical archaeologist Jacob Drum, Tempe and Ryan follow the clues to Israel. In the Holy Land, Tempe learns of strange burials at Masada, an ossuary, a shroud, and a tomb that may have held the remains of Jesus's family. But the further she probes, the more she becomes the target of danger...« less