Cut To The Bone: A Body Farm Novel

Mass Market Paperback | June 24, 2014

byJefferson Bass

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Jefferson Bass’s Cut to the Bone, the long-awaited prequel to his New York Times bestselling mystery series, turns the clock back to reveal the Body Farm's creation—and Dr. Bill Brockton's deadly duel with a serial killer.

In the summer of 1992, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee Senator Albert Gore begin their long-shot campaign to win the White House. In the sweltering hills of Knoxville at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Bill Brockton, the bright, ambitious young head of the Anthropology Department, launches an unusual—some would call it macabre—research facility, unlike any other in existence.

Brockton is determined to revolutionize the study of forensics to help law enforcement better solve crime. But his plans are derailed by a chilling murder that leaves the scientist reeling from a sense of déjà vu. Followed by another. And then another: bodies that bear eerie resemblances to cases from Brockton’s past.

But as the body count rises, the victims’ fatal injuries grow more and more distinctive—a spiral of death that holds dark implications for Brockton...and everyone he holds dear.

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Jefferson Bass’s Cut to the Bone, the long-awaited prequel to his New York Times bestselling mystery series, turns the clock back to reveal the Body Farm's creation—and Dr. Bill Brockton's deadly duel with a serial killer.In the summer of 1992, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee Senator Albert Gore begin their long-shot campa...

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New York Times bestselling author Jefferson Bass delivers the long-awaited prequel to his chilling series—revealing the origins of the Body FarmOne of Suspense Magazine's Best Books of 2013In the summer of 1992, Arkansas governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee senator Al Gore begin their long-shot bid for the White House. On a sweltering h...

Jefferson Bass is the writing team of Jon Jefferson and Dr. Bill Bass. Dr. Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, is the creator of the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Research Facility, widely known as the Body Farm. He is the author or coauthor of more than two hundred scientific publications, as well as a critically ...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 1.15 inPublished:June 24, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062262319

ISBN - 13:9780062262318

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cut to the Bone A riveting nail biter. As always a great story. The subject matter is at times difficult to read, but deserves to be read.
Date published: 2015-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cut to THE BONE JEFFERSON BASS. Yuk, cutting flesh from bone so the bones can be boiled clean . Yuk,!! Yuk!!puck, even with 41 yrs medical cr, eeing dead people and just dead people is nothing compared to cuting meat off bone you must hve no smell at all may be burned body smell was all way very very bad old dead was the worst. It all helps police, bi ect to get the serpents out o the Gardens.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read I have read all the body farm books and enjoyed this jump back to the beginning. The story was fast paced and was an enjoyable read.
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good not great Going back in time was interesting but I missed his sassy assistant Miranda...
Date published: 2013-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cut to the bone GREAT BOOK as always!!!!
Date published: 2013-10-28