By Jefferson Bass
2012 / ISBN 9780061807046
by Bob Walch
plenty of rumors of beatings, torture, and other atrocities that
went on at the North Florida Reformatory, but it takes a former
student's shocking diary to finally lead authorities to the truth.
Dr. Bill Brockton
is called away from his Body Farm, his human-decomposition research
facility at the University of Tennessee, when two adolescent skulls
are unearthed in the Florida panhandle near the burned out ruins
of the reformatory that was destroyed forty year ago.
by Brockton's team uncovers a cluster of shallow burial sites containing
the remains of young boys, all of whom died violently.
As the search
for the truth and what happened here years ago goes forward, Brockton
will discover the skeletons in the closet point to some pretty important
people, who would much rather their secrets remain hidden from public
the popular Body Farm series of suspense yarns, this investigation
offers plenty of grisly details and roller-coaster action as the
indomitable, forensic anthropologist once again proves the truth
is hard to hide and nothing stays buried forever.
Reviews of other titles in this series
Carved in Bone, 1
and Bone, 2
Devil's Bones, 3
of Betrayal, 4
The Bone Thief, 5 [review
Yard, 6 [review