Icy Clutches - Gideon Oliver, Bk 6 Author:Aaron J. Elkins Anthropology professor Gideon Oliver thought that accompanying his wife, Julie, to a forest rangers' conference in Alaska's scenic Glacier Bay would make for a restful vacation. Realistic enough, however, to know that vacations aren't always restful, Gideon did think he was far enough away from civilization to avoid university politics and the h... more »efty egos that go along with them.
But he hadn't counted on the presence of M. Audley Tremaine, TV's most popular science personality. The unctuous Tremaine has just completed his memoirs of a geologic expedition of thirty years earlier, when 3 people were killed in an avalance -- and Tremaine himself barely escaped with his life. Now he and the other survivors -- as well as their late colleagues' heirs -- have gathered to review the manuscript and memorialize the victims.
When human bones turn up at the avalanche site and the FBI quickly needs expert analysis, everyone agrees how fortunate it is that famed skeleton detective Gideon Oliver is on the scene. Everyone, that is, except for the person who wants ancient history to stay that way. Everyone but the person who thinks that murder is the best way to cover up the past.« less