Ottawa, Ontario Canada July 13

Christ Church Cathedral • 414 Sparks St.

Cold, Cold Bones

with Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs – Photo by Marie-Reine Mattera

#1 New York Times bestselling thriller writer Kathy Reichs returns with her twenty-first novel of suspense featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan who, after receiving a box containing a human eyeball, uncovers a series of gruesome killings eerily reenacting the most shocking of her prior cases.


Winter has come to North Carolina and, with it, a drop in crime. Freed from a heavy work schedule, Tempe Brennan is content to dote on her daughter Katy, finally returned to civilian life from the army. But when mother and daughter meet at Tempe’s place one night, they find a box on the back porch. Inside: a very fresh human eyeball.


GPS coordinates etched into the eyeball lead to a Benedictine monastery where an equally macabre discovery awaits. Soon after, Tempe examines a mummified corpse in a state park, and her anxiety deepens.


There seems to be no pattern to the subsequent killings uncovered, except that each mimics in some way a homicide that a younger Tempe had been called in to analyze. Who or what is targeting her, and why?


At its core,  Cold, Cold Bones  is a novel of revenge–one in which revisiting the past may prove the only way to unravel the present.


PLEASE NOTE: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (double vaccination plus 14 days) will be required for all guests 12 years of age and older to enter the venue. Once inside, masks are required.  


Ticket holders unable to attend in person can request access to the livestream. 


Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.


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