Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles literally unearths a shocking crime in this riveting new novel by international best-selling author Tess Gerritsen. Not since Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta novels has there been such a compelling forensic mystery series as the one featuring Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli. In The Bone Garden, death is not just a part of life but a tantalizing puzzle waiting to be solved. The gruesome discovery of four bodies, two with their throats slit open and their hearts removed from their chests, plunges both Rizzoli and Isles into the most demanding case they’ve yet faced. As more mutilated corpses are found – all seeming to follow an arcane medieval ritual – it becomes chillingly clear that someone is FX}trying desperately to send them a message even beyond death itself}. Disturbing clues abound: heraldic symbols carved into bone, references to historical blood ceremonies traced back to ancient Salem witchcraft trials; dark sacrifices made on consecrated ground… Rizzoli soon realizes that she and Isles are dealing with forces far greater than anything they could have imagined: powerful rites dating back thousands of years – secrets handed down through millennia from generation to generation of the undead.
For who is this book for ?
If you are a fan of mystery, thriller, and suspense genres then this book is definitely for you. The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen is an intense read that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
- Compelling forensic mystery series
- Gripping description of gruesome murders
- Mesmerizing exploration of dark ceremonies dating back thousands of years
- The Bone Garden is a gory, suspenseful mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
- Tess Gerritsen does an excellent job of creating complex and riveting characters.
- The plot is intricate and well-conceived, making for an exciting read.
Learn more about the author
Tess Gerritsen is the author of nine novels, including The Surgeon and, most recently, The Apprentice. She has a medical degree from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in medicine from the University of California at Los Angeles. A former internist and teacher of internal medicine, she now devotes herself full time to writing fiction. She lives with her husband in Maine.” Boston medical examiner Dr Maura Isles unearths a shocking crime while investigating four mutilated corpses which have been left in bizarre positions following an arcane medieval ritual Boston medical examiner Dr Maura Isles is investigating four mutilated corpses which have been left in.
“This is Tess Gerritsen at her finest. Riveting, spine-chilling, and unputdownable!”
“The Bone Garden is Tess Gerritsen at her very best – a thriller of astonishing potency and suspense, brilliantly conceived and deftly executed. I couldn’t put it down.”
“definitely Gerritsen’s best!”
“If you’re a fan of Patricia Cornwell, then Tess Gerritsen is definitely an author for you! I have to admit that I’m not usually one for mystery/thriller type books, but the writing in this series pulled me right in and kept me hooked. A definite page-turner!”