Dead Secret: A Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation
Call[ing] to mind the forensic mysteries of Aaron Elkins and Patricia Cornwell" ( Chicago Sun-Times ), Beverly Connor's spellbinding series proves that the dead do tell talesand reveal secrets that can threaten the living in the most chilling of ways
In the depths of an unmapped cave, forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon makes an astonishing discovery: the decades-old skeleton of a caving victim. Soon, the remains of two more bodies are foundone in an old car submerged in the waters of an abandoned quarry, another buried in the Georgia woods. At first, with nothing to link the dissimilar victims except desiccated bones, Diane can't fathom the connection. But someone in her shadow does. It's the key to a mystery that reaches back seventy years in a heritage of love, greed, and murderand an unearthed family secret that still holds the power to kill.