Josie works until her arms ache, until the paramedics arrive and pull her gently away from the woman's cold, fragile body. Noah's voice cracks beside her as he calls the time of death for his own, beloved mother.
Arriving with her partner Noah for dinner at his family's immaculate countryside home, Detective Josie Quinn is devastated to find Noah's mother, Colette, lying lifeless in the back garden, her mouth clogged with soil.
Searching the house for answers, Josie's team don't know what to make of the rosary beads buried in the dirt near the body, or the hidden file labelled "Drew Pratt", the small town of Denton's most famous missing person.
As she delves deeper into Pratt's case, Josie quickly discovers he had a brother whose body mysteriously washed up on the banks of a river. There's also a diary entry suggesting that Collette may have met him on the last day he was seen alive. Can Josie believe the unthinkable, that a kind old soul like Collette might have been involved in their murders? And, will Josie's new relationship with Noah survive the accusation?
Josie's only hope lies in tracking down Pratt's daughter. But when she arrives at her home to find she's been murdered just minutes before, Josie knows the real killer is one step ahead and won't stop until Colette's secret is buried forever. With many more innocent lives on the line, how deep is Josie prepared dig to reach the truth?
An absolutely unputdownable crime thriller that will have you up all night! If you love Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni or Rachel Caine you're guaranteed to be hooked from page one.
Read what everyone is saying about The Bones She Buried:
'Loved it!!!... I could not put it down... Regan not only brings amazing characters but twists and turns in the plot that keeps the reader turning pages to get to the end... DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS JOSIE SERIES!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
'My gosh, Lisa Regan has done it once again! I am such a fan of this lady's writing and the Josie Quinn series is just so addictive. I can't believe that this is book 5 already... I don't think I will ever be tired of this series... The way this book tied up in the end came as a real shock.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
'Phenomenal... Addictive with an intense and complex... I was certain I had it all figured out on several occasions, but turns out I didn't. It kept me on the edge of my seat until the final twists... It's definitely action-packed... Prepare yourselves for another wild ride...' Book Obsessed Introverts, 5 stars
'Oh my it's a goodie!!... The suspense just keeps mounting ending with a stunning conclusion. Well Lisa Regan excels once more in writing a brilliant, compulsive and skilful police procedural... I sure do hope we don't have too long to have to wait till the next book.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars