The Memory Bones

An absolutely unputdownable mystery thriller

    • 4.3 • 53 Ratings
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Publisher Description

Looking down at the familiar, pale and lifeless face floating in the salty waters of the marsh, her blood freezes. It’s a face she hasn’t seen for years, but used to know so well…

When Detective Casey White is called to a murder scene in the Outer Banks saltmarshes, she’s devastated to find the strangled body of her ex-husband—father of her missing daughter Hannah. And nearby, an older, unidentifiable body is buried too… but how are these bones linked to her ex?

Painful memories flood back as Casey desperately searches his apartment, surrounded by photos of them happy with their little girl. Finding a notepad with the name of the hospital where Hannah was last seen scrawled on it, Casey realizes her ex recently discovered something about their child’s disappearance. But who was trying to silence him?

Then forensics show the bones belong to a sweet young nurse who worked at the same hospital. Delving into hospital records, Casey is shocked to learn she once held Hannah as a little baby… 

Her boss insists she can’t work such a personal investigation, but Casey is in too deep. Interviewing all the staff at the hospital, she’s sure one of the doctors is acting suspiciously… and that night, Casey wakes up barely able to breathe as flames devour her home.

Now she’s in the killer’s sights. To finally catch this twisted monster and learn what happened to her stolen girl, Casey will have to risk everything… 

An absolutely unputdownable thriller that will have you gasping at the twists and turns. Fans of Karin Slaughter, Lisa Gardner and Robert Dugoni will be completely addicted.

Read what everyone’s saying about B.R. Spangler:

WOW!!! Explosive page-turner with so many twists and turns!… I loved this book!!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Oh wow. What a fantastic book! I was totally hooked… I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. It was full of tension, twists and turns that kept me totally engrossed… I read it in one day as I just couldn't put it down.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“A real thrill ride… a conclusion which literally blew me away. Everything and more you expect from a real gritty crime thriller. LOVED IT!!!!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This fabulous crime thriller with its super mix of characters will keep you on the edge of your seat and deeply engrossed from the very first page to the nail-biting twist at the end… Loved it and deserves all of its 5 stars from me.” NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Absolutely phenomenal… devoured in practically one sitting!… I would recommend this one to crime thriller and police procedural enthusiasts everywhere!… keeps the reader frantically turning the page!” Misty’s Corner Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow! What a story!… filled with suspense, intrigue, action, and lots of crazy twists and turns!… Definitely gave me goosebumps!” Sassysouthernbook

Nail-biting suspense and tons of twists and turns kept me guessing until the very end. Highly recommend!!! NetGalley reviewer

Begs to be read in one sitting… really tugs at your emotions, one minute I was breathless with anticipation, the next I had tears running down my face… I can't wait for the next instalment.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Pulse-pounding… ending on a series explosion big enough that you're going to want the next book in your hands immediately. Very much recommended.”, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Mysteries & Thrillers
December 2
StoryFire Ltd

Customer Reviews

leogirl3 ,

Strong female lead

I loved this series which was filled with lots of mystery, some romance, and great characters.


This series gets better and better!

Detective Casey White’s past drives the plot of The Memory Bones, fifth in the series but a superb standalone thriller. Casey immediately recognizes a body found bound, tortured and killed in the marshes as that of her ex-husband. When his car is located near the police station, she realizes he was coming to see her and she knows there is only one reason for that. He must have discovered new information about their daughter Hannah, kidnapped years ago. Then another body is found with links to a local hospital. Her team suspects a serial killer after someone else is reported missing. How is Hannah’s disappearance related to the bodies in the salt marsh? And… is Hannah still alive?

This series keeps getting better! I’m looking forward to the next Casey White thriller because of the changes that have been made to her team. The Memory Bones, with an atmospheric setting in the Outer Banks, is a solid thriller. 5 stars.

Thank you to NetGalley, Bookouture and B.R. Spangler for this ARC.

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