Skin And Bone (Dr Anya Crichton #3)
Homicide detective Kate Farrer took a four-month leave from the force when the stress of the job threatened to crush her. Now she's back, at a crime scene as brutal as any she's ever witnessed. The charred corpse of a young woman, burned beyond recognition, smolders on a bed near a bag full of baby items. An autopsy reveals that the victim had recently given birth. Yet no...more
Brigadier Kate Farrer is negenentwintig en vrijgezel. Ze is nog steeds single, omdat ze na het overlijden van haar vriend negen jaar geleden nog niemand is tegengekomen, waar het mee klikt. Na een traumatische gijzeling komt ze na drie maanden verplicht verl...more
Kate Ferrer and her new partner are assigned to the case and just as they seem to be making headway, they are reassigned to a missing persons case. The daughter of a wealthy local man seems to have disappeared and the brass wants the press to be kept out of the investigation.
Although she is disappointed and believes her boss may not think her capable of continuing with the murder investigation, she and her partner start loo...more
SETTING: Couldn't tell, think it's Australia
SERIES: #3 - minor character in the first 2
Although lots of people like to bash the police and paint them as authority figures gone amok, their level of professionalism is actually quite amazing when you stop to think about it. Consider the kinds of things that they deal with every day—abusive people, horrible deaths, threats to their lives, a career that doesn't lead to forming good personal relationships. Homicide d...more
Back at work after a 12 week leave she is partnered with a new guy. They get called out to a fire where a body is discovered. While investigating this crime they are pul...more
An enjoyable mystery/crime read, although I found quite a few things predictable, others had a few twists and turns. I didn't pick the final twist myself until shortly before it was reve...more
The body of a woman who had recently given birth - burned beyond recognition - has been found in building demolished by arson. They team up to solve this murder as well as a suspicious missing teen.
Enter a shady fitness instructor, a swingers' hangout, a wealthy family, a quadriplegic, date rape drugs, corrupt cops and internal affairs agents.
Kathryn Fox’s first two novels (Malicious Intent and Without Consent) featured Dr. Anya Crichton. Farrer was the investigating detective in Malicious Intent. In featuring Farrer as the protagonist in SKIN AND BONE, author has given herself scope to create two separate series. This also firmly establishes...more
I borrowed this novel from the library but I will certainly purchase her other titles...doing my bit to support local writers.
Kathryn Fox is a medical practitioner with a special interest in forensic medicine who currently lives in Sydney, Australia.
She has worked as a freelance medical journalist and written regularly for publications including Australian Doctor, The Sun Herald and CLEO magazine. Her debut novel, MALICIOUS INTENT, received international acclaim and won the 2005 Davitt award for adult fiction.
It also t...more