In the most suspenseful installment of the New York Times nestselling Body Farm series to date, forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton investigates a bizarre murder and confronts a deadly enemy he thought he d put behind bars for good.Read more...
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In the most suspenseful installment of the New York Times nestselling Body Farm series to date, forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton investigates a bizarre murder and confronts a deadly enemy he thought he d put behind bars for good.
Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton has spent twenty-five years solving brutal murders but none so bizarre and merciless as his latest case: A ravaged set of skeletal remains is found chained to a tree on a remote mountainside. As Brockton and his assistant Miranda dig deeper, they uncover warning signs of a deadly eruption of hatred and violence.
But the shocking case is only the beginning of Brockton s trials. Mid-case, the unthinkable happens: The deadliest criminal Brockton has ever foiled the sadistic serial killer Nick Satterfield escapes from prison, bent on vengeance.
But simply killing Brockton isn t enough. Satterfield wants to make him suffer first, by destroying everything he holds dear: Brockton s son, daughter-in-law, grandsons; even Miranda, his longtime graduate assistant, now on the verge of completing her Ph.D. and launching a forensic career of her own.
The dangers from all directions force Brockton to question two things on which he s based his entire career the justice system, and the quality of mercy and to wonder: can the two co-exist?
If not, which will Brockton choose in his ultimate moment of truth?"