By Trudy Nan Boyce
A mindless act of violence.
in the course of a vigil calling for police reform, scholars from Spelman university, a traditionally black women’s establishment, are assaulted by means of rifle hearth from a passing automobile. On her method to interview witnesses, Detective Sarah “Salt” Alt confronts the fleeing motor vehicle of the suspects, yet they get away.
A urban in turmoil.
whereas different detectives take the lead at the Spelman murders, Salt is tasked to enquire the case of a lately came across decomposed physique. whilst she combs in the course of the missing-persons reviews, it turns into transparent the sufferer is a woman Salt took into custody years ahead of, and Salt feels a grave accountability to benefit the reality approximately how the lady died. yet ahead of she will be able to pursue any leads, Salt is named onto emergency insurrection detail—in the wake of the assault on the Spelman scholars, Atlanta has reached the boiling point.
In a urban careworn through historical past and a group erupting in soreness and anger, Salt needs to delve into the previous for solutions. A gripping and astute tale approximately what it skill to serve and defend, Old Bones solidifies Trudy Nan Boyce as an evocative, authoritative voice in crime fiction.
From the Hardcover edition.