The Breaking Point

Version: Unabridged
Author: Jefferson Bass
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Genres: Suspense
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: June 2015
# of Units: 9 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 9 minutes
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Overview

Past, present, and future collide to throw respected forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton s successful, secure life into devastating turmoil in this poignant novel in the "New York Times" bestselling Body Farm mystery series.

It s been ten years since Dr. Bill Brockton created the Body Farm the world s first postmortem research facility dedicated to advancing the frontiers of forensic science and the researcher is at the pinnacle of his career. Under his leadership, the University of Tennessee s forensic anthropology program has become the most prominent in the world, and Brockton s skills and knowledge are in high demand among top law enforcement. Calling him in for a number of high profile cases, the FBI now wants him to identify the charred remains of a maverick millionaire, killed in a fiery plane crash.

But a storm is about to hit Brockton with cataclysmic force. First, his identification of the crash victim is called into question. Then he receives a threatening message from the serial killer who attempted to murder the scientist and his family a decade ago. And from Brockton s beloved wife Kathleen his lodestone and his source of security he gets the most shocking news of all. Will Brockton be able to weather this deluge or has he finally reached the breaking point?"

Author Details

Author Details

Bass, Jefferson

Jefferson Bass is the writing team of Dr. Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson. Dr. Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, founded the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Research Facility--the Body Farm--a quarter century ago. He is the author or coauthor of more than two hundred scientific publications, as well as a critically acclaimed memoir about his career at the Body Farm, "Death's Acre". Dr. Bass is also a dedicated teacher, honored as National Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Jon Jefferson is a veteran journalist, writer, and documenta