Synopses & Reviews
Past, present, and future collide to throw respected forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton s successful, secure life into devastating turmoil in this poignant novel in the New York Times bestselling Body Farm mystery series.
It s been ten years since Dr. Bill Brockton created the Body Farm the world s first postmortem research facility dedicated to advancing the frontiers of forensic science and the researcher is at the pinnacle of his career. Under his leadership, the University of Tennessee s forensic anthropology program has become the most prominent in the world, and Brockton s skills and knowledge are in high demand among top law enforcement. Calling him in for a number of high profile cases, the FBI now wants him to identify the charred remains of a maverick millionaire, killed in a fiery plane crash.
But a storm is about to hit Brockton with cataclysmic force. First, his identification of the crash victim is called into question. Then he receives a threatening message from the serial killer who attempted to murder the scientist and his family a decade ago. And from Brockton s beloved wife Kathleen his lodestone and his source of security he gets the most shocking news of all. Will Brockton be able to weather this deluge . . . or has he finally reached the breaking point?