The Bone Garden

The Bone Garden

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Present day: Julia Hamill has made a horrifying discovery on the grounds of her new home in rural Massachusetts: a skull buried in the rocky soil-human, female, and, according to the trained eye of Boston medical examiner Maura Isles, scarred with the unmistakable marks of murder.
Boston, 1830: In order to pay for his education, medical student Norris Marshall has joined the ranks of local "resurrectionists"-those who plunder graveyards and harvest the dead for sale on the black market. But when a distinguished doctor is found murdered and mutilated on university grounds, Norris finds that trafficking in the illicit cadaver trade has made him a prime suspect.
With unflagging suspense and pitch-perfect period detail, "The Bone Garden "deftly traces the dark mystery at its heart across time and place to a finale as ingeniously conceived as it is shocking.
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  • CD-Audio
  • 129.54 x 152.4 x 30.48mm | 272.15g
  • Random House Audio Publishing Group
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739343246
  • 9780739343241
  • 2,223,349

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"A potpourri of thrills."
-Orlando Sentinel
"A tale that will keep readers feverishly turning pages."
-Newsday "From the Hardcover edition."
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About Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen is a physician and an internationally bestselling author. She gained nationwide acclaim for her first novel of medical suspense, the New York Times bestseller Harvest. She is also the author of the bestsellers The Mephisto Club, Body Double, The Sinner, and Gravity. Tess Gerritsen lives in Maine. Visit her website at
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