The Dark Place (Gideon Oliver, #2)

The Dark Place (Gideon Oliver, #2) Gideon Oliver Earns His Moniker The Skeleton Detective In This Riveting Entry To The Edgar Award Winning Mystery Series That Never Disappoints The Philadelphia Inquirer Deep In The Primeval Rainforest Of Washington State S Olympic Peninsula, The Skeletal Remains Of A Murdered Man Are Discovered And A Strange, Unsettling Tale Begins To Unfold, For Forensic Anthropologist Gideon Oliver Determines That The Murder Weapon Was A Primitive Bone Spear Of A Type Not Seen For The Last Ten Thousand Years And Whoever Or Whatever Hurled It Did So With Seemingly Superhuman Force Bigfoot Sightings Immediately Crop Up, But Gideon Is Not Buying Them But Something Is Continuing To Kill People, And Gideon, Helped By Forest Ranger Julie Tendler And FBI Special Agent John Lau, Plunges Into The Dark Heart Of An Unexplored Wilderness To Uncover The Bizarre, Astonishing Explanation Fans Of Authors Kathy Reichs And Tess Gerritsen And Television Shows Like Bones Will Be Fascinated By Aaron Elkins S Award Winning Landmark Forensic Detective Series. I have bought multiple copies of books before but generally I haven t actually bought books that I have already read They are usually just sitting on my shelves Not this time though I must have read this years ago But it didn t sound familiar until I got through 90% of the book It wasn t until they climbed on top of the boulder that I said to myself, Haven t I read this before It was the second book in the series and it was the book where the Skeleton Detective met his second wife But I I have bought multiple copies of books before but generally I haven t actually bought books that I have already read They are usually just sitting on my shelves Not this time though I must have read this years ago But it didn t sound familiar until I got through 90% of the book It wasn t until they climbed on top of the boulder that I said to myself, Haven t I read this before It was the second book in the series and it was the book where the Skeleton Detective met his second
Elkins returns with his second novel in the Gideon Oliver series, adding just as much panache as his debut novel, but switching the focus to the United States While working in the Pacific Northwest, Dr Oliver is called to assist with a case in a Washington rainforest, where two hikers went missing six years earlier and a young woman recently disappeared When the body of the hikers surface, odd injuries leave Oliver wondering who could have done such a thing Ancient tool marks appear to be th Elkins returns with his second novel in the Gideon Oliver series, adding just as much panache as his debut novel, but switching the focus to the United States While working in the Pacific Northwest, Dr Oliver is called to assist with a case in a Washington rainforest, where two hikers went missing six years earlier and a young woman recently disappeared When the body of the hikers surface, odd injuries leave Oliver wondering who could have done such a thing Ancient tool marks appear to be the only explanation, but when Dr Oliver comments on the possibility of a Bigfoot, the press goes to town Working with a park ranger, Oliver
The Skeleton Detective is coming to Ashland, Oregon on Friday August 13, 2010 Ashland Mystery at Bookwagon so of course I m re reading all of Elkins works I m up to Unnatural Selection published in 2007, but can t resist posting about The Dark Place published in 1983The Dark Place is set in the rain forests of Washington State, where Gideon encounters a hiker killed by a primitive stone age spear and meets his park ranger wife to be Julie It s the second Gideon Oliver mystery, and really th The Skeleton Detective is coming to Ashland, Oregon on Friday August 13, 2010 Ashland Mystery at Bookwagon so of course I m re reading all of Elkins works I m up to Unnatural Selection published in 2007, but can t resist posting about The Dark Place published in 1983The Dark Place is set in the rain forests of Washington State, where Gideon encounters a hiker killed by a primitive stone age spear and meets his park ranger wife to be Julie It s the second Gideon Oliver mystery, and really the only one where Gideon is presented as courageous, but also a bit foolish He s clearly anxious and out of his element in the rain forest but persists in his masculine ass
I love the whole Gideon Oliver series, but this is probably my favorite It seems evenrich with history and anthropology than his other books.I like being able to learn something while reading a novel, and you can always count on Aaron Elkins for that In this series, I also love the geeky protagonist, a forensic anthropologist nicknamed the skeleton detective The supporting characters, his wife Julie and his detective friend John Lau, also
PROTAGONIST Gideon Oliver, forensic anthropologistSETTING Washington stateSERIES 2RATING 3.5WHY Forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver is called in by the FBI to look at some bones discovered in a rain forest in Washington state Three people have disappeared over the years He makes an interesting find in that damage to the bones appears to have been caused by a primitive bone spear He soon suspects that a long lost Indian tribe may be living in the area Aided by park ranger and love in PROTAGONIST Gideon Oliver, forensic anthropologistSETTING Washington stateSERIES 2RATING 3.5WHY Forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver is called in by the FBI to look at some bones discovered in a rain forest in Washington state Three people have disappeared over the years He makes an interesting find in that damage to the bones appears to have been caused by a primitive bone spear He soon suspects that a long lost Indian
Gideon Oliver earns his name of bone detective in this installment of the series He is asked to visit a rain forest in Washington State to look at some bone fragments that may belong to three missing hikers Although Gideon is still morning the loss of his wife Nora some three years earlier he has met his match in the form of park ranger Julie Together they find love and a secluded tribe of Indians that may have caused the deaths of the three missing hikers.I enjoyed getting to know Gideon i G
This book and I got off to a really bad start, when clever and knowledgeable anthropologist Gideon Oliver somehow did not think of something that any Anthropology 101 student should be able to figure out Heck, it was obvious to me and I ve never actually taken an anthropology class just hung out a lot with people who have.Anyway, no amount of Gideon kicking himself for missing the obvious on pages 78 79 could make up for that, especially when it was blindingly obvious that Elkins only did i This book and I got off to a r
This was a Christmas gift, and a welcome one, since I had read the first book in Aaron Elkins s other series about Chris Norgren, and liked it quite a bit.Gideon Oliver is a different protagonist from museum curator Chris Norgren he s a forensic anthropologist I liked Gideon He has a tendency to lecture, but he s passionate about his work, and able to laugh at himself when needed.In this book, he s consulted by his detective friend John Lau, to examine some bones that John thinks might be th This was a Christmas gift, and a welcome one, since I had read the first book in Aaron Elkins s other series about Chris Norgren, and liked it quite a bit.Gideon Oliver is a different protagonist from museum curator Chris Norgren he s a forensic anthropologist I liked Gideon He has a tendency to lecture, but he s passionate about his work, and able to laugh at himself when needed.In this book, he s consulted by his detective friend John Lau, to examine some bones that John thinks might be the remains of a hiker who vanished years ago on a trail in Olympic National Park in
The Dark Place by Aaron Elkins.This is the 2nd book in the Gideon Oliver series Gideon, after losing his wife, is introduced to Julie the guide at the Olympic National Park, who turns out to be muchthan just a reliable source.Olympic National Park in Washington State holds a mystery The disappearance of two hikers A handful of remains are found and Gideon is called to identify them Gideon does muchthan only identify the remains Gideon is drawn towards the markings of the wound The Dark Place by Aaron Elkins.This is the 2nd book in the Gideon Oliver series Gideon, after losing his wife, is introduced to Julie the guide at the Olympic National Park, who turns out to be muchthan just a reliable source.Olympic National Park in Washington State holds a mystery The disappearance of two hikers A handful of remains are found and Gideon is called to identify them Gideon does muchthan on
The Dark Place is the second Gideon Oliver mystery and it s good A skeleton has just been found Washington State s Olympic National Park and it has a spear point lodged in its vertebra The skeleton is that of a hiker who disappeared 6 years previously and once word gets out, local tales of Bigfoot sightings and rumors of a lost tribe of Indians are resurrected Interesting storyline To his dismay, Gideon earns the Skeleton Detective nickname in this entry but don t feel too sorry for him, h The Dark Place is the second Gideon Oliver mystery and it s good A skeleton has just been found Washington State s Olympic National Park and it has a spear point lodged in its vertebra The skeleton is t

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  • The Dark Place (Gideon Oliver, #2)
  • Aaron Elkins
  • English
  • 16 June 2018
  • 0425204022