A body is found in a barrel of asphalt next to Lowes Motor Speedway, just as 200,000 fans are pouring into town for race week.
Twelve years earlier Cyndi Gamble, then a high school senior who wanted to be a professional race car driver, disappeared along with her boyfriend Cale, who kept company with a group of right wing extremists known as the Patriot Posse. Is the body Cyndi’s? Or Cale’s?
At the time of their disappearance, the FBI joined the investigation, but the search was quickly terminated. Tempe is considering multiple theories, including an FBI cover-up, a surprising secret substance is found with the body, leaving Tempe to wonder what exactly the government was up to..
Did you know that Kathy Reichs is a qualified forensic anthropologist? A skill that no doubt adds more than a slight ring of truth to her tales. She is also a producer on the hit show ‘Bones’ which is based on her novels. If you yet to try a Kathy Reichs novel, then you can start at the beginning with ‘Deja Dead’