Written in Bone - Chapters 22-24 Summary & Analysis

Simon Beckett
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Chapters 22-24 Summary

Speculation grows that the body belongs to Maggie, who remains missing. The Taits are questioned about the coat. Karen offers no information. Mary, who is mentally handicapped, is finally coaxed, for a little while, to speak. She claims to have gotten the coat 'from the man', 'when they ran off. After all the noise.' But she will or can not make a clearer statement. Brody and Hunter investigate the body. It fits the physical characteristics of Maggie. Multiple broken bones and evidence of a slit throat lead Hunter to surmise that the victim had first been knifed, then thrown off a cliff, and finally burned. Their chat is interrupted when Fraser catches Kevin Kinross snooping outside.

Chapter 23 begins with Kevin getting questioned. Upon getting pressed, he admits that he had known the name of the first dead woman, Janice Donaldson...

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