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Flash And Bones by Kathy Reichs

Flash And Bones (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Kathy Reichs

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Title:Flash And Bones
Authors:Kathy Reichs
Info:Random House (2011), Hardcover
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Flash and Bones by Kathy Reichs (2011)



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A standard mystery story, but with more colorful characters than most mystery novels.

The strong use of the first person point of view, taking full advantage of am excellent lead character, raises Reichs above most other writers. ( )
  yeremenko | Aug 12, 2016 |
I love the TV series `Bones' which is based on her books, yet hardly anything like the characters in the books. This is a series for everyone to read and enjoy. I missed Ryan a bit in this book, he was there but not for much time. In Spider Bones he played a much larger part. If you like police procedural and mysteries you will love this author. Great writing, good flow and a mystery to keep you guessing. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
Another example of what Kathy Reichs does best -- a mystery wrapped in forensic anthropology, narrated in annoyingly incomplete sentences, but nonetheless thoroughly engrossing. This was set against a NASCAR backdrop, which is really not my thing, and I didn't find the Big Reveal quite satisfying, but at the same time I could hardly put it down. ( )
  BraveNewBks | Mar 10, 2016 |
Before I started reading this book I thought that the TV show 'Bones' that was based on these books, I didn't realize they were just the inspiration. So I spent the first chapters trying to figure out who was who - other than Dr. Temperance Brennan none of the characters were the same. Once I figured that out and just read the book as a book, it started to become pretty interesting. Even though the only thing Brennan shares with her TV self is their name, I kept picturing Emily Deshenel in each situation in the book. Besides my issues separating the TV show from the book, I thought this book was pretty good. I would definitely look into reading the rest of the Bones books. ( )
  momma182 | Jun 23, 2015 |
Just as 200,000 fans are pouring into town for Race Week, a bodies found in a barrel of asphalt next to the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The next day, a NASCAR crew member comes to Temperance Brennan's office at the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner to share a devastating story. Twelve years earlier, Wayne Gamble's sister Cindi, then a high school senior and aspiring racer, disappeared along with her boyfriend, Cale Lovette. Love kept company with a group of right-wing extremists known as the Patriot Posse. Could the body be Cindi's? Or Cale's? At the time of their disappearance, the FBI joined the investigation, only to terminate it weeks later. Was there a cover-up? As Tempe juggles multiple theories, the discovery of a strange, deadly substance in the barrel alongside the body throws everything into question. Then an employee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention goes missing during Race Week. Tempe can't overlook the coincidence. ( )
  jepeters333 | Dec 28, 2014 |
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Lee, WillCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rosenblat, BarbaraNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A latest entry in the series by the producer of the "Bones" television show finds forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan investigating a possible FBI cover-up with ties to the disappearance of a NASCAR crew member's sister, a right-wing extremistgroup, and a secret substance.… (more)

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