The EdgarŽ Award-winning author of Little Tiny Teeth returns with his professor of forensics, Gideon Oliver, a.k.a. the Skeleton Detective. "No
one does it better than Aaron Elkins,"( San Diego Union-Tribune ) - and
this time, Gideon Oliver will be up on the Rock of Gibraltar, where
he'll inspect his oldest bones yet. But a killer's loose...Around
25,000 years ago, did the Neanderthal live peacefully with his smarter,
handsomer cousin, the Homo sapiens? The answer, recently found in the
Rock of Gibraltar, left everyone speechless... Buried
ceremoniously, high in a cave, lies the skeleton of a human woman,
clutching the skeleton of a part-human, part-Neanderthal child.
Fascinated, Professor Oliver jumps at the chance to attend a conference
near there. But two deaths, possibly murders, have rocked Gibraltar. As
Oliver tries to piece things together, he's about to fall for some
deadly tricks. After all, unlike the Gibraltar Boy, he's only human...
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