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Bones of the Lost (Temperance Brennan Series #16)

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3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

4 Stars Don't like the cover I like the UK better. I am always

4 Stars

Don't like the cover I like the UK better. I am always surprised how much a cover on a ebook makes me either want to look at book or turn me away from one.
This is the first Temperance Brennan novel that I have read. I admit to being a fan of the T.V. series Bo...
4 Stars

Don't like the cover I like the UK better. I am always surprised how much a cover on a ebook makes me either want to look at book or turn me away from one.
This is the first Temperance Brennan novel that I have read. I admit to being a fan of the T.V. series Bones. Their is a lot different but a lot the same especially the tone of the book. I hope to be able to read more of Kathy Reich's books in the future.

The lead character is Tempe Brennan a forensic anthropologist. She is smart, strong will and determined to find the answers to her case. She travels over to Afghanistan to dig up some remains as evidence on a article 32 hearing. Her daughter is over their serving. I like Tempe Brennan.
The characters are believable and some are likable while others are not.
The book really does not make me care about the characters and their lives. It does about how many people are sold into slavery each year. Especially females. I wish I could do something to help stop it like Dr. Brennan does.
A Teenage's body is found the cause of death is a hit and run accident they think. No one has come forth about who she might be. The police are at a dead end and ask Tempe to look at the bones. She is determined to help find out who she was and who killed her. She even bugs the cop from Afghanistan.
She works a few cases at a time some just take hers a few minutes of looking at ex-rays of bones that are wrapped.

There is some drama that happens to Dr. Brennan over in Afghanistan also someone threatening her in her home.
I liked the book and would read more of them.
I was given this ebook to read and asked in return to give honest review of it by Netgalley.
08/27/2013 PUB Scribner 336 pages ISBN9781439102459

posted by rhonda1111RL on August 27, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Tiresome

If Brennan wants to be a cop, she should join the force. Otherwise, she should try doing her own job and butt out of other oeoples.' With each book, she gets more unrealistically involved in things that are absolutely none of her business, and would be allowed by no p...
If Brennan wants to be a cop, she should join the force. Otherwise, she should try doing her own job and butt out of other oeoples.' With each book, she gets more unrealistically involved in things that are absolutely none of her business, and would be allowed by no police department in the world. I' m tired of it.

I find forensic anthropology fascinating. Blundering amateur detectives, not so much. Go back to your roots, Reichs. You didn't start off with the ridiculous premises of the Tv show, and I'm sorry you decided to adopt them. What makes entertaining TV makes for a specious book.

posted by sansmerci on August 29, 2013

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  • Posted September 20, 2013

    Enjoyeable

    Thought I did this once, but enjoyed it, it moves fast, and like the character, smart and determined to find answers.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2014

    Sorely disappointed

    Once I had read Deja Dead, I proceeded to devour the rest of the Reichs novels in less than a month. The ones set in Charlotte are definitely much weaker than the ones set in Montreal. This is most likely due to the severe lack of Andrew Ryan. Honestly, I couldn't have been more disappoimted in this book. It and Cross Bones are the worst novels in the series. This one seemed terribly forced, and the reason behind Ryan's much too brief cameo seemed ridiculous. The only reason it happened was to find a way to stuff him into the book. The fans love Ryan, and at this point Reichs just seems to be stickinh him haphazardly into the Charlotte novels so that we don't get angry. But Charlotte has gotten incredibly boring now that Ryan is reduced to stiff cameos and Pete is now off the table. Slidell is an ok character, but he just doesn't have enough dimension to carry the plot. And the case was incredibly boring. I was fighting my way through a sludge of a plot to finish. In conclusion, I look forward to Bones Never Lie, but hope that Ryan, the second most important character, will actually have a role to play.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2013

    Grafic details have become too much

    Authors have a problem keeping keeping to a middle road to keep readers they become more grafic in sex violence and physical grafic detsils to quote they go over to the dark side she lost me as a reader and i buy real books

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2013

    Vanessa Keyes

    Aswom book

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    Posted October 7, 2013

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