I enjoy this author's work and am sure I will continue to do so. I enjoyed this work also, but did feel it was a bit flat (for lack of a better discription) than some of her previous novels. I certainly will not go into the story here, there are plenty of other reviews that have done that as well ans Publisher's Weekly, but I did find the story interesting, if not the characters. This was a rather easy read with few wasted words. I personally like this sort of style but can well see where others may not (some like Hemingway, some do not). The author is a natural story teller and in this novel, she again proves it. Looking forward to her next release.
Since I'm currently recovering from some surgery, I decided to treat myself to a little Tempe Brennan action with Kathy Reichs latest, Break No Bones. There's a lot of stuff going on in this novel, and the surgery pain may have prevented me from enjoying it quite as much as I normally would. Brennan is down in South Carolina teaching an archeological class complete with dig, and she discovers a body that isn't nearly as old as the surrounding area. She contacts her friend … more
I picked up this book out of desperation at the local library. I have, frankly, never quite understood the fascination with Kathy Reichs and her books. The only reason I picked this one up is because I live in Montreal and its fun to read about my own city through the eyes of Americans. Unfortunately, that backfired here as this book is not based in Montreal. The storyline is basic enough with Tempe being yet again "at the wrong place at the wrong time". What I have a huge … more
Retirement does not suit me and I now substitute teach in our local schools system. I spent twenty years in the military, twenty years in health care as a consultant and have taught in various colleges … more
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