Death Du Jour Author:Kathy Reichs Dr. Tempe Brennan is back in the scorching new thriller from the New York Times bestseller author of Deja Dead. — Read by Katherine Borowitz. — Assulted by the bitter cold of a Montreal winter, the American-born Dr. Temperence Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist for the Province of Quebec, digs for a corpse where Sister Elisabeth Nicolet, dead over a... more » century and now a candidate for sainthood, should lie in her grave. A strange, small coffin, buried in the recesses of a decaying church, holds the first clue to the cloistered nun's fate.
The puzzle surrounding Sister Elisabeth's life and death provides a welcome contrast to discoveries at a buring chalet, where scorched and twisted bodies await Tempe's professionak expertise. Who were these people? What brought them to this gruesome 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 a enigmatic and controversial professor, a mysterious commune, and a primate colony on a Carolina island.
Featuring the kind of forensic detail that only Kathy Reichs can provide--from skeletal reconstruction to insect analysis--DEATH DU JOUR takes the listener on a riveting journey from the morgue to the lab to the crime scene, from the warmth of a barrier island to the frigid cold of a deadly ice storm. With this poignant and powerful work, Kathy Reichs confirms her status as a brillant new crime-writing star.« less