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Legado en los huesos

(Trilogía del Baztán #2)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  6,424 ratings  ·  512 reviews
Más emoción, más tensión, más revelaciones en la esperada segunda entrega de la trilogía del Baztán.
El juicio contra el padrastro de la joven Johana Márquez está a punto de comenzar. A él asiste una embarazada Amaia Salazar, la inspectora de la Policía Foral que un año atrás había resuelto los crímenes del llamado basajaun, que sembraron de terror el valle del Baztán.
Paperback, 560 pages
Published November 19th 2013 by Destino (first published 2013)
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Jose Hidalgo Para nada, es una trama totalmente diferente al anterior.
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Nov 25, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: books, read-in-2019
I'm done with Amaia Salazar. Sadly I'm not finishing this Batzán Trilogy.
This took me ages to finish, and I had to take a big break on this one because it became too much. If I would be interested in reading about parenting I would have read "Basic Parenting 101" but I'm not. I wanted to read about crime and mayhem but I was faced with breastfeeding and diaper changes... Talk about expectations... And then, this dragged for too many pages in a direction I'm not sure I'm going to like... Amaia
We return to the Baztan Valley and begin with Inspector Amaia Salazar attending the trial of the criminal she apprehended in the first novel. But, Medina escapes justice by committing suicide in the courthouse and something strange about his death leads Amaia back into the world of local legends and close-knit communities. This was great and I really like Amaia. The translator of this series obviously captures the essence of the original Spanish and makes the slang words relevant to an English ...more
Jul 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, en-espanol
It's taken me a month, but I've finally finished. The only reason it took so long is that I'm a very slow reader in Spanish. I liked it better than the first volume; it was slow to get going, but seemed better plotted, and apart from James (still a cipher) there was some good character development, especially with Amaia; we learn much more of her backstory, and the characters in her team are filled out more too. A pity Flora, the sister we love to hate, was very much in the background here. ...more
Linda Boa
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-for-blog
I'm adoring this hit Spanish trilogy immensely and can't wait until I can treat myself to a read of no.3, which is not long out and which I've just received. Amaia Salazer, leader of the detective dept. of the police in Pamplona in the Baztan valley, is once again dragged into a case which mixes the esoteric history of the area, her mother's incomprehensible hatred of her, and murders and desecrations. If that wasn't enough, she's juggling being a first time mother while working full time. Plus ...more
Jan 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Slowish start but held interest, and cliff hanger ending. Good use of supernatural without it actually being real - local folklore, still spooky. Ready for final part of trilogy
Sep 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
I still have the same dejavú feeling... weird.
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have once again returned to the world of detective inspector Amaia Salazar, It not being so long ago the I devoured the first book in this series. The Inadvisable Guardian held my attention from start to finish with it's clever story and it's beautifully written characters. I knew it would not be long before I would jump back in to this world. So the last week while at the book store I made sure to seek out this book. When you have enjoyed the first in the series of books there is always a ...more
Dec 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved, loved this book! Like Scandinavian crime fiction, the weather itself is a character in the book. The abundant rain and mystical fog of the Baztan Valley in the Pyrenees adds to the region's oh-so-enigmatic quality. I adore that and find the region where the book takes place to be fascinating. The history of the Southern Basque Country and the community of Navarre is something I wasn't terribly familiar with beyond my basic knowledge of the whole Basque separatist movement. I never want ...more
Nov 13, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery, spanish
The second volume in the Baztan trilogy. I read the first volume in French, a while ago, and so when I started the second volume, in Spanish, it took me a few chapters to reconnect all the threads.

Amaia is again pursuing a serial killer in Pamplona and Elizondo, the remote village in the Baztan valley where she grew up. A collection of human bones is found in a hidden cave. Men who murdered the females in their lives commit suicide, leaving the cryptic message "Tarttalo". This refers to a
I really hoped only one book will be a serial killer who likes to play cat and mouse with the police. Oh, and has personal beef against the detective. I dislike this trope sooo much.

The riddle itself is... well, kinda interesting but I didn't really enjoy it as much as it is simply not my type of mystery. Also, the protagonist is EVEN MORE UNLIKEABLE than in the previous book.

At least she mellows a bit later, but at the beginning it's very annoying.

As usual though, the place and traditions are
Kim Ibara
Feb 23, 2018 rated it liked it
I am willing to give #3 in this trilogy a try, however I was disappointed with #2. The characters have become too exaggerated, the situation too "crafty" for my taste. I think Redondo could have gone one of two ways after #1: pulled back a bit, added nuance and mystery to the characters, veered away from ridiculous situations. Or the opposite, which in my opinion is not nearly as satisfying.

Sí, voy a leer el tercer libro en esta trilogía. Sin embargo, me decepcionó el # 2. Los personajes se han
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: great
Gripping crime story with a fascinating protagonist who begins this story heavily pregnant. It's a fairly gruesome thriller at heart, but with all kinds of extra layers of supernatural powers, superstitions, madness, local interest and a strong grounding in the soil and landscape of its setting.
Some characters are more convincing than others, but it's engaging that none of them are perfect. The conclusion happens in a torrent (literally) but does an unusually thorough and clear job of tying up
Marta Aguilar Santander
Feb 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am completely in love with this trilogy, I can't wait to have the last one on my hands.
The second gave a huge spin. I was sure about so many things that were told in the first book and they left me completely shocked.
I love how Dolores Redondo mixes a world full of crime and mythology. I am falling in love with all this basque mythology, and also the food!

Also one thing I experimented with the second one and not with the first, the feeling of terror. I had to stop reading the book at night
Miki Jacobs
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Where do I start? This second book in the trilogy picks up 9 months or so after the first book finished with Amaia about to give birth. There are several investigations including one involving desecration of a church, Amaia is asked to deal with this personally on her return to work.
Before she went on maternity leave she was due to attend the trial of Jason Medina, one of the people arrested in the previous book. On the morning of the trial he commits suicide leaving a note addressed to her
Ann Tonks
I was so looking forward to reading this after the pleasure of discovering a new writer and a new environment and a new female police officer in the first of the Baztan Trilogy, The Invisible Guardian. And although there many great elements of character building and story telling, this book wasn't quite as strong as the first. Although one learnt new things about Detective Inspector Amaia Salazar and her family, they felt slightly more forced, more invented for the sake of the story line, than ...more
Nov 18, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I bought this book after reading the first of this triology which I really enjoyed. It was gripping from the start and I became very absorbed by it. However the story line did not gel as good as her previous novel. I could accept that the psychiatrist could be manipulating others to kill but not to kill themselves. Putting bones in a cave did not make sense either. The story had . alot of loose ends, but despite this I still read on as really like the detective character and her own story.
Sol Dulac
Jul 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime, chalenge-2018
No wonder this autor won the ' The Premio Planeto 2016' This is the second thriller in the Baztan series. Even better than the first one. The link with the local mythologi, the darkness that lurks on every page, the inteligent build up of the characters, especialy the brilliant inspector Amaia Salazar and the well told story. What a great thriller!
Jan 23, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked book two of the triology more than book one, not for the "murder mystery" but for the personal development in the main protagonist's life. It's a nice read, but the ending felt awkward and somehow not "natural" in the flow of the story. It's as if she was not sure who would be the killer until the end of the story. I did not buy into what felt like a fantasy touch in the book. Witchcraft and sorcery are not my cup of tea.
Jan 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
A wonderful woman detective, immersed in the traditions of the Baztán region of the Basque country in Spain. She has a voice, and the forest has a voice too in this trilogy. Very good procedural with horror touches. A film was made from the first book in the trilogy, not bad but unworthy of the depth of the books.
Feb 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I saw the movie Invisible Guardian on Netflix and was intrigued by the story and wondering why it didn’t “tie up” all the storylines. So I googled the movie and discovered it was book one of a trilogy. Happy that I could find out how the storylines end I read this. Not disappointed but have to read book 3!
Kate McDougall Sackler
Very slow to start, I accidentally picked up the second book to a trilogy. I don’t know if it was lost in translation or if I really needed to read the first book but I was really confused for most of the novel. By the end I was left with more questions than answers.
2019 reading challenge: a book translated from Spanish
Karen A
Aug 29, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library
I didn't realise when I read this that it was the second book in a trilogy. The book for me was not as fast paced as I would have liked. However, it was rich in history and had a good storyline. The characters were rich and well developed. I will definitely read the other 2 books.
Jan 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well written, entertaining plot
Elena Morandini
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was ok
somebody has changed the novel style....
Dec 31, 2019 rated it did not like it
I expected so much and I only enjoyed the locations and the family drama. Not Amaia’s baby and husband, that was very poorly written. I don’t think I’ll be reading the last part.
Jun 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Started a bit slowly and felt a touch bogged down in the supernatural but gathered pace with a generally satisfying conclusion.
Elizabeth Brophy
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
A deliciously creepy mystery with a fabulous female lead. Don't read without reading the first one
Jun 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved it. Already reserved the first in the series from the library.
Anne Fox
Dec 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bit repetitive in sections, lengthy explanation s. But over all, decent story. On to part 3!
Kirsty McCracken
4.5*. I hate myself for wanting the Markina thing to happen. But I want the Markina thing to happen.
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Dolores Redondo Meira (Donostia-San Sebastián, 1969) estudió Derecho y restauración y durante algunos años se dedicó a los negocios.

Comenzó escribiendo relatos cortos y cuentos infantiles. En 2009 publicó su primera novela, Los Privilegios del Ángel - (Eunate Editorial) y en marzo de 2013 se publicará El guardián invisible , primera novela de la trilogía del Baztán .

Actualmente vive en la Ribera

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