Death Du Jour Author:Kathy Reichs Assaulted by the bitter cold of a Montreal winter, the American born Dr T Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist for the Province of Quebec, digs for a corpse where Sister Elisabethe Nicolet, dead over a century and now a candidate for sainthood should lie in her grave. A strange, small coffin, buried in the recesses of the churech, holds the first... more » clue to the cloisteed mun's fate.
The Puzzle surrounding Sister Elisabeth's life and death provides a welcome contrast to discoveries at a burning chalet, where scorched and twisted bodies await Tempe's professional expertise. Who were these people? What brought them to this gruesom fate?
Homicide Detective Andrew Ryan, with whom Tempe has a combustive history, joins her in the arson investigation. From the fire scene they are drawn into the worlds of an enigmatic and controversial professor, a mysterious commune and a primite colony on a Carolina island.
Featuring the kind of forensic deatal that only Kathy Reichs can provide for skeletal reconstruction to insect analysis--Death Du Jour takes the listener on a riveting journey from the morgue to he lab to the crime scene, form the warmth of a barrier island to the frigid cold of a deadly ice storm. With this poignant and powerful work, Kathy Reich confirms her status as a brilliant new crime writing star.« less