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By Kathy Reichs. 1997
Temperance Brennan, a forensic anthropologist in Montreal, is used to visiting recently discovered burial sites. But her newest case is… different. The dismembered body and its decapitated head remind her of another case, and she is soon plunged into a frantic investigation to find a serial killer who is about to strike again. Strong language, descriptions of sex, and graphic descriptions of violence. 1997.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2015
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone.… A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It's clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago. That film clip and then others sent soon after raise dangerous legal implications that increasingly isolate Scarpetta and leave her confused, worried, and not knowing where to turn. She doesn't know whom she can tell - not her FBI husband Benton Wesley or her investigative partner Pete Marino. Not even Lucy. Bestseller. 2015.
By Kathy Reichs. 2005
When an Orthodox Jew is found shot to death in Montreal, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is called in to figure… out the puzzling damage to the corpse. Unexpectedly, a stranger slips her a photograph of a skeleton and assures her the picture is the key to the victim's death. Before she knows it, Tempe is involved in an international mystery as old as Jesus. 2005.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1993
All of the current cases before Virginia's chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, seem to be linked to a recently… executed prisoner. A young boy's corpse is mutilated in the same manner as the prisoner's victim and then the prisoner's fingerprint appears at the scene of a supposed suicide. But when Scarpetta's assistant's murder also appears related, Scarpetta is shocked to learn that she is the prime suspect. 1993.
By Iris Johansen. 2005
Jane MacGuire, adopted daughter of forensic sculptor Eve Duncan from "Blind Alley" is the victim of an attempted kidnapping. Jane… believes that someone from her past life is involved and seeks help from con man Mark Trevor. Bestseller. 2005. (Eve Duncan series ; 6)
By Stephen White. 1998
Clinical psychologist Alan Gregory, from Remote Control, is called in to care for a fifteen-year-old. Merritt Strait tried to commit… suicide because her sister was denied experimental treatment by her HMO. Merritt and her friends are soon implicated in murder when the HMO's director is found dead. 1998.
By Kathy Reichs. 2006
At archaeological field school, the students are working on a prehistoric graveyard on an island in South Carolina, when a… much more recent burial is uncovered. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan has to take the case. But her investigations soon have her in too deep, her entire view of humanity challenged, and the further she probes, the more she seems to be putting herself in danger. Some descriptions of sex, violence and strong language. 2006.
By Stephen White. 2000
Colorado psychologist Alan Gregory and his wife, assistant prosecutor Lauren Crowder, agree to help an elite group of Washington, D.C.,… investigators solve a decade-old murder of two teenagers. Suspicions fall on a congressman whose wife's mysterious death left unanswered questions. 2000.
By Mo Hayder. 2000
The Met's crack murder squad is called when five bodies are found, all young women, all ritualistically murdered, dumped on… wasteland near the Millennium Dome. Detective Inspector Jack Caffrey, young, driven, unshockable, finds himself facing hostility within the force and echoes of his past. Tortured by a death long ago that he might have prevented, he now works around the clock, knowing that this sadistic killer will strike again. 2000.
By Tess Gerritsen. 1998
Widowed Dr. Claire Elliot has opened a practice in Tranquility, Maine, in hopes of steering her son away from trouble… in Baltimore. But Tranquility proves to be worse. As more and more of the town's teenagers become extremely violent, Claire races to find a medical reason. 1998.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2003
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, forensics consultant, investigates the eight-year-old murder of a Louisiana socialite, while a serial killer is also operating… there. Death-row maniac Jean-Baptiste Chandonne from "The Last Precinct" (DC23508) knows something about both situations and lures Kay to visit him. Bestseller. 2003.
By Tess Gerritsen. 2004
Pathologist Maura Isles - an adopted child who never knew the identity of her birth parents - is confronted by… the corpse of a murdered woman who is apparently her identical twin. She launches an investigation, together with Detective Jane Rizzoli, into her sister's past, following the trail to a state correctional facility and a schizophrenic inmate who may be her mother. This leads to a remote cabin in Maine, a killer who has been murdering expectant mothers for decades, making periodic sweeps of the country, and the kidnapping of an affluent pregnant housewife who is kept buried in a crude coffin. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2004.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2007
Moving between the chill of Cambridge, Massachusetts and the sultry humidity of Knoxville, Tennessee, Winston Garano, a police investigator, is… instructed to look into a twenty-year-old murder case. Although Win reckons there are many more pressing current cases which should have higher priority, he gets on with the task, unaware of the can of worms he will prise open. 2007.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1992
Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta and homicide detective Pete Marino investigate the grim murders of four teenage couples. Some violence and… some strong language. 1992. Winner of the 1995 CNIB Talking Book of the Year Award.
By Kathy Reichs. 2006
Tempe fonce tête baissée dans une nouvelle enquête qui la conduit en Israël. Ce qu'elle y découvre la place au… coeur d'une immense controverse qui pourrait bien mener à la réécriture de 2000 ans d'histoire religieuse. Tempe est appelée à examiner le corps terriblement mutilé d'un homme trouvé mort à Montréal. Une intrigue extrêmement fouillée, un rythme soutenu et des connaissances anthropologiques fascinantes. Quelques descriptions de nature sexuelle, descriptions régulières de violence, et beaucoup de langage grossier. 2006, c2005. Titre uniforme: Cross bones.
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2009
Despite their troubled past, detective Pete Marino works again with pathologist Kay Scarpetta, her husband, and her niece, to expose… the sadistic sexual psychopath who killed a graduate student who was a dwarf. Meanwhile someone trashes Scarpetta’s reputation online. Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2009.
By Tess Gerritsen. 1997
The man Dr. Toby Harper admits to Springer Hospital is delirious and in a critical condition from an apparent viral… infection of the brain. When he disappears without trace, a second delirious patient dies in hospital care. As Toby's hunt intensifies, and an unexpected tragedy hits close to home, she discovers the unthinkable: an evil, deadly purpose behind a terrifying epidemic.
By Jeffery Deaver. 2003
When a killer flees the scene of a homicide at a prestigious Manhattan music school and locks himself in a… classroom, the police have him surrounded within minutes. A scream rings out, followed by a gunshot. The police break down the door. The room is empty. The ambitious Sachs, and the quadriplegic Rhyme, must work together to ferret out a master illusionist they've dubbed "the conjurer" and prevent a terrifying act of vengeance that could become the greatest vanishing act of all. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. Sequel to "Stone monkey", followed by “The twelfth card”. 2003. (Lincoln Rhyme ; 5)
By Mo Hayder. 2006
In a pleasant London neighbourhood, a man and his wife are found tied up in their own home and their… young son has disappeared. Jack Caffery is called in to investigate, but a similar tragedy from his own past makes it impossible for him to be scientifically detached. Descriptions of sex, violence and explicit strong language. 2001.
By Karin Slaughter, Bernard Ferry. 2013
" Suite à un appel anonyme à Lena Adams, le corps d'une jeune femme est découvert au fond du lac… glacé de Grant. Un mot griffonné sur une feuille de papier semble indiquer qu'il s'agit d'un suicide. Pourtant, il apparaît bien vite qu'il n'en est rien : Allison Spooner, 21 ans, a été poignardée dans le cou et enchaînée à des parpaings avant d'être abandonnée aux eaux du lac. C'est dans ces circonstances que Sara Linton, après une longue absence, revient en ville pour voir sa famille. Entraînée par une spirale d'événements, elle se retrouve mêlée à cette sordide affaire de meurtre. Le principal suspect, arrêté alors que Lena et ses hommes fouillaient la chambre de la victime, demande à la voir, mais lorsqu'elle arrive au commissariat, il est déjà trop tard : le garçon gît sans vie dans sa cellule, son cri d'innocence barbouillé sur les murs. Quelque chose cloche dans la déposition du suspect et Sara, qui n'a aucune confiance en Lena, appelle le Georgia Bureau of Investigation qui dépêche sur les lieux l'agent spécial Will Trent. Mais celui-ci se heurte aors à un mur de silence, car Grant County est une petite communauté qui protège ses secrets. Et la seule personne qui pourrait révéler la vérité est morte. " -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: Broken.