When the groundbreaking for an apartment complex reveals a charnel house of murder victims, Agent Pendergast brings in Nora Kelly to study the remains. Then killings start that duplicate the earlier murders where the spinal cords are taken. Clues point to a 19th century scientist who is looking for immortality. The closer Pendergast gets to the killer, the closer the killer gets to Pendergast....Continua
Not quite 4 stars, but I do like the protagonist, Pendergast, very much. The plot is convoluted, though not brilliant. The characters are rich and the series keeps developing them further.