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Written in bone

Author: Simon Beckett
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2008. ©2007
Series: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter has seen bodies destroyed by all forms of violence, but even he is surprised at what he finds on the remote island of Runa: human remains burned beyond recognition -- all within the confines of an otherwise undamaged, unoccupied cottage. It appears to be a textbook case of spontaneous human combustion ... until Hunter's examination reveals that this was no accident -- this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Large type books
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Beckett
ISBN: 9781410403179 1410403173
OCLC Number: 171049930
Description: 543 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Responsibility: by Simon Beckett.

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Forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter has seen bodies destroyed by all forms of violence, but even he is surprised at what he finds on the remote island of Runa: human remains burned beyond recognition -- all within the confines of an otherwise undamaged, unoccupied cottage. It appears to be a textbook case of spontaneous human combustion ... until Hunter's examination reveals that this was no accident -- this woman was murdered. His devastating suspicions begin to expose secrets long buried by the small, isolated community.

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