The Bone Thief

The Bone Thief

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Dr. Bill Brockton takes on a seemingly routine case to exhume a body and obtain a bone sample for a DNA paternity test. But when the coffin is opened, Brockton and his colleagues are stunned to see that the corpse has been horribly violated. Soon he finds himself drawn into a flourishing and lucrative black market in body parts, when the FBI recruits him to help bring down a postmortem chop shop.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
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ISBN: 9780061284762
0061284769
Call Number: BASS
Characteristics: 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Mystery fiction.
Radiation victims -- Fiction.
Crime laboratories -- Fiction.
Forensic anthropologists -- Fiction.
Brockton, Bill (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

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IrisNielsen
Jul 14, 2012

The discovery of a corpse that has missing bones leads to discovery of a black market in body parts, and intriguing comments about transplants.

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