A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, over 2,000 miles away in Boston. Despite all of her connections, including her “special reservist status with the Department of Defense,” it is up to her to find the answers that might be hidden in the ear she has gotten. She has no idea why.
When Scarpetta and the team get to the Canadian site, a woman’s body is tied up with a giant leather back turtle,