Deadly Decisions - Chapters 1 through 3 Summary & Analysis

Kathy Reichs
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Chapters 1 through 3 Summary

Deadly Decisions is the story of a forensic anthropologist's role in the investigation of some recent and some past murders connected to a war between rival motorcycle gangs in Montreal. The novel is told in the first person by the forensic anthropologist, and no detail is spared in describing the ghastly nature of death and decomposition. What begins as a search for two victims of a long past murder turns into a child murder investigation that spans many years and two countries.

The novel opens with a nine-year-old girl dead from gunshot wounds to the head.

The narrator works on a Saturday in an autopsy lab. Detective Claudel looks for the narrator's boss, Dr. LaManche. Another detective, Charbonneau, tells the narrator that a child has been killed from stray bullets in a fight between two motorcycle gangs. The narrator, a forensic...

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