Mysteries and crime stories, Forensic fiction
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.