Bone By Bone by Carol O'Connell

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Brothers Oren and Josh disappear into the woods. Only Oren comes out. Twenty years later, the mystery of what happened to Josh is going to be exposed, and somebody is finally sending him home-bone by bone.
 

About Carol O'Connell

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Carol O'Connell is the author of eight previous Mallory novels, including the national bestseller Winter House, and of Judas Child.
 
Published November 3, 2009 by Berkley. 480 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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A young soldier comes home after a 20-year absence to find his widowed father aged, his loyal housekeeper unchanged and his kid brother returning, piece by piece, after having vanished two decades before.

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(“Any other town in America would have formed a bowling league,” Addison remarks about these gatherings.) Among those attracted by the séances is Ferris Monty, a sleazy, gossipy author who has written about Josh’s disappearance and lurks wishfully in Coventry, hoping to give Josh’s story a plaus...

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Bone by Bone by Carol O'Connell Find this on the Guardian bookshop Search the Guardian bookshop Joshua Hobbs has been missing for 20 years, but now someone is deliv...

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Oren Hobbs has been gone for 20 years.

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The Bookbag

It's a town full of eccentrics – or rather the eccentrics have risen to the surface and they're the ones we spot – but none of them seems outlandish, from the housekeeper who seems to have no past, through the ex-cop mutilated on the job, to the local writer with the questionable wig which ought ...

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Review (Barnes & Noble)

Like Judas Child, arguably her best work, Bone by Bone operates within the confines of a small, claustrophobic town, in direct parallel with the urban Manhattan that Mallory calls home.

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St. Louis Today

On the other side of the street was a large g… A court ruling today backs the city in its denial of a demo permit.

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Monsters and Critics

In Bone by Bone, however, she may have written her most unforgettable novel yet.

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Monsters and Critics

Setting out to solve the mystery, Oren finds himself caught up in internal politicking among local officials.

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