Whispers of the Dead

Whispers of the Dead

Book - 2009
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Forensic anthropologist David Hunter is thrust into his first murder investigation on U.S. soil and his most devastating case yet. In the heat of a Tennessee summer, Dr. Hunter has come to Knoxville's legendary Body Farm, the infamous field laboratory where law enforcement personnel study real corpses. While there, he's called to a crime scene in a remote Smoky Mountain cabin, a scene as grisly as it is bizarre. Within days, Hunter knows hes dealing with a serial killer, someone intimately familiar with the intricacies of forensics. The killer keeps coming up with surprises: booby-trapping corpses, faking times of death, swapping bodies, finally turning his sights on Hunter himself.--B.I.P.
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, 2009.
ISBN: 9780385340069
0385340060
Branch Call Number: M BECK
Characteristics: 307 pages ; 24 cm

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Memawrayne
Jul 12, 2016

another fast-paced book by this writer. hard to put down. a little far fetched in the breadth of the crime.

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Matthew412
Mar 25, 2015

Well written and an interesting insight into the world of forensic science, but I found the ending a bit too contrived in terms of the "mandatory book ending suspense scene" ...... though the killer's identity is a real surprise.

alexica Aug 07, 2014

It's a good mystery book. Hunter is bit too introspective but otherwise the book creates tension and you can't really guess whodunnit.

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h19835195
Sep 15, 2011

When I first read the blurb for this book I thought I'd discovered a new author for me to devour. Although somewhat interesting in the technical details of forensic anthropology, it just didn't really grab me as much as I'd hoped.

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