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The Bone Bed

Scarpetta (Book 20)

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The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell
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A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, over two thousand miles away in Boston. She has no idea why.
But as events unfold with alarming speed, Scarpetta begins to suspect that the paleontologist’s disappearance is connected to a series of crimes much closer to home: a gruesome murder, inexplicable tortures, and trace evidence from the last living creatures of the dinosaur age.
When she turns to those around her, Scarpetta finds that the danger and suspicion have penetrated even her closest circles. Her niece Lucy speaks in riddles. Her lead investigator, Pete Marino, and FBI forensic psychologist and husband, Benton Wesley, have secrets of their own. Feeling alone and betrayed, Scarpetta is tempted by someone from her past as she tracks a killer both cunning and cruel.
Penguin Publishing Group; October 2012
512 pages; ISBN 9781101606636
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Title: The Bone Bed
Author: Patricia Cornwell
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A Good Read
I love the Scarpetta series and this is a good book- the only reason i gave it 3 stars is i found it a little slow in the beginning. Still love Cornwell though! Super author.
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