By Beverly Connor
With spot-on information, a sensible new voice, and creative plot twists, Beverly Connor has been in comparison to the most popular crime writers at the scene. Now, she ratchets up the suspense with a new sequence that includes considered one of cutting-edge so much crafty and intricate sleuths: forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon. Her new activity as director of the RiverTrail Museum of normal historical past in Georgia takes Diane out of the game-until a former love and a murdered family members deliver her again in.
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They don’t just take everybody right out of college, you know. Most of the time they wait till they’ve worked a bit. See who’s rising to the top. ” “Not from his daddy, that’s for sure. I told Carol it’s a good thing he looks like me, or I’d be suspicious. ” “Growing. He’s in eighth grade now. ” asked Frank. Jake turned and looked in her direction. ” Diane was still standing underneath the huge tusks of the mammoth. She watched Detective Frank Duncan of the Metro-Atlanta Fraud and Computer Forensics Unit set down a briefcase at the door and cross the wide marble lobby into the Pleistocene room.
Everyone was eating, talking or looking at the exhibits. No one was looking in her direction. She walked among the guests, the note folded up in one hand, smiling at each face she met. No mischief-makers or secret enemies showed themselves. Frank, his son and his ex-wife were looking at the computer video depiction of the receding Laurentide Ice Sheet that brought a close to the Pleistocene period. She relaxed at the sight of Frank. Silly, she thought. It was probably nothing. One of the staff just wanted to hear that piece of music.
The police are treating this as a runaway, but the girl’s parents are afraid her boyfriend has done something to her. ” In the woods, Diane thought. ” “Diane . ” “I have to go, Frank. I’m working with some students, and if they see me talking on the phone, they’ll want to do it too. It’s good to hear your voice again. It really is. ” She hung up. Diane stood still for a moment. Hearing Frank’s voice was good. The tenor of it brought back past feelings—of warmth and passion. Why did he have to be talking about bones?