Death Du Jour by Kathy Reichs

453 pages first pub 1999 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller challenging dark mysterious fast-paced
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When a recent skeleton among ancient bones raises questions--and danger--forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan is the only one who can solve the case in this "triumphant second appearance" (Publishers Weekly) from #1 New York Times bestsellin...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,115 reviews

Moods

mysterious 79%
dark 78%
tense 64%
adventurous 47%
challenging 22%
emotional 20%
informative 18%
sad 12%
funny 6%
reflective 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 24%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 63% | A mix: 31% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 47% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 54% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79

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