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Sleeping Bones (original 1989; edition 1999)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425174840, Paperback)When an elderly man is brutally slain at the La Brea Tar Pits, LAPD Detective Kate Delafield finds herself digging up startling information that could uncover humanity's ancient past, and at the same time, expose the city's corrupt present. With more at stake than just a pile of bones, Kate has to rebuild the pieces of a timeless puzzle, and make sure they all fit--before a remorseless killer decides to make her a part of history...
"Katherine V. Forrest is a pioneer in lesbian literature." --Lambda Book Report
"Few mystery writers combine such an intelligent take on issues with such solid storytelling." --Publishers Weekly
"Kate Delafield...plies her trade with admirable efficiency and more hard-to-come-by integrity." --New York Times Book Review
(retrieved from Amazon Sat, 23 Apr 2011 00:15:08 -0400)
An anthropologist with links to the CIA and China is murdered near some tar pits in California. Soon after an object is found, resembling the missing jawbone of the Peking Man. Is there a connection? Officer Kate Delafield investigates.
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