Devil Bones by Kathy Reichs

310 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious medium-paced
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Description

In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a cellar no one knew about, and makes a rather grisly discovery — a decapitated chicken, animal bones, and cauldrons containing beads, feathers, and other relics of religious ceremonies. In the cente...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,591 reviews

Moods

mysterious 88%
dark 74%
tense 60%
adventurous 36%
emotional 22%
informative 20%
sad 16%
challenging 14%
funny 8%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%
reflective 2%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 29%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 78% | A mix: 21%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 19%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 54% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 17%

Average rating

3.68

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