Blind to the Bones

by Stephen Booth | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0007130678 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingcatsalivewing of Rooty Hill, New South Wales Australia on 3/18/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by wingcatsalivewing from Rooty Hill, New South Wales Australia on Saturday, March 18, 2006
University student Emma Renshaw disappeared more than two years ago while on her way home to Derbyshire. Unable to accept that their daughter isn't merely late on the train, that she's more than likely dead, Howard and Sarah Renshaw have gone to extraordinary lengths to find her, consulting psychics and "bombarding the police with theories and suggestions, pleas and demands"--all for naught. But then, suddenly, Emma's blood-stained mobile phone is found, and the Renshaws' faith seems finally to be rewarded. Or is this just another opportunity for disappointment?

While Detective Sergeant Diane Fry focuses on Emma, Detective Constable Cooper--posted temporarily (he hopes) to a rural crime squad--is investigating burglaries around the depressed old village of Withens, when the battered corpse of one of Emma's ex-housemates turns up on the nearby moors, his face blackened with theatrical make-up and stolen goods left behind in his car. Inquiries lead Cooper to a clannish local family with a history of trouble-making, and put him in the sights of a shadowy group called the Border Rats.

Perhaps the most intriguing element in Blind to the Bones may be that which finds Detective Sergeant Fry's long-lost, heroin-addicted sister turning up in Edendale, where she tries to enlist Cooper's help in convincing the hard-edged Diane to stop looking for her, once and for all. This track answers several questions about DS Fry's past while raising more--and promising new levels of character development in future installments of this series.

Journal Entry 2 by wingcatsalivewing at Aussie Bookbag, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Friday, October 1, 2021

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Journal Entry 3 by leah152 at Bunbury, Western Australia Australia on Thursday, October 7, 2021
Passing through Bunbury in the Aussie book bag on it's way to.....

Journal Entry 4 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Book bag catch.

Journal Entry 5 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Stephen Booth has skillfully developed the characters of the protagonists, detectives Cooper and Fry. A sound somewhat chilling plot and a great setting render this quite a masterful production.

Released 1 mo ago (12/2/2021 UTC) at Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Library in Surrey Hills, Victoria Australia

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Journal Entry 7 by AnonymousFriend at Surrey Hills, Victoria Australia on Thursday, December 2, 2021
I read of Booth's 10 years ago, so let's give this a go.

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