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The Bones Will Speak by Carrie Stuart Parks

The Bones Will Speak (A Gwen Marcey Novel Book 2) - Carrie Stuart Parks 

Things start off rapidly when Gwen Marcey’s dog brings home a human skull. The pace doesn’t slow down all through the book so you’ll need to be prepared for a fast and furious ride through this suspenseful thriller.


There is someone on the loose who is killing victims that look a lot like Gwen’s daughter. But he doesn’t just kill them – first he tortures them.


It’s obvious from reading the author’s bio that she writes what she knows as a lot of her own background is in the book. That’s a good thing because it helps to make the book more realistic. Her characters felt lifelike; their conversations were smooth and natural.


There is much more to this case than just a simple serial killer. Some of the bones that have been recovered have been gnawed on. Did the killer murder these women or did the wolves they’ve been hearing at night get the women before the killer got to them?



Through a variety of twists and turns, Gwen discovers the killer is connected to a previous case Gwen dealt with, and the killer is out for revenge. The plots twists and turns will have you guessing throughout the book and still surprise you at the end.


I enjoyed Carrie Stuart Parks writing style. She was descriptive enough that you could definitely feel the pain and fear along with the victims, but not so graphic as to be considered gory or X-rated by any means. I felt like I was right there alongside the characters.


There was no profanity or erotic content within this book. It was a very clean read. This also made the book more enjoyable in my view.


If you enjoy suspense novels, then I would recommend The Bones Will Speak for you. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I gave this book a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Thank you to the publishers via BookLook Bloggers for providing a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. A positive opinion was not required. All thoughts are my own.


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