“Calls to mind the forensic mysteries of Aaron Elkins and Patricia Cornwell.” —Chicago Sun-Times
“Deserves comparison with the best of Patricia Cornwell.” —Booklist (starred review)
With fascinating forensics, compelling characters, and ingenious plot twists, Beverly Connor’s novels have been compared to those of the hottest crime writers on the scene. Now, she ratchets up the suspense to introduce one of today’s most insightful and complex investigators: forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon. When the dead speak, Diane listens—to their bones. . . .
Leaving a troubled past behind her, Diane is starting over as director of the RiverTrail Museum of Natural History in Georgia—until former love Detective Frank Duncan tracks her down. He needs her unique experience as a forensic anthropologist to examine a bone found in the woods. Diane can’t resist Frank’s request—on both a professional and personal level. Because the secrets of bones are in her blood—and their whispers offer a dead family’s only chance at justice. . . .