By Kathy Reichs
Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (of the Bones novels and hit television show), is the chief of a ragtag band of adlescent "sci-philes" who live to tell the tale a secluded island off the coast of South Carolina. while the gang rescues a puppy caged for clinical checking out on a close-by island, they're uncovered to an experimental pressure of dogs parvovirus that adjustments their lives ceaselessly.
As the buddies detect their heightened senses and animal-quick reflexes, they need to mix their medical interest with their newfound actual presents to resolve a cold-case homicide that has without warning develop into very hot--if they could remain alive lengthy adequate to trap the killer's scent.
Fortunately, they're now greater than friends--they're a pack. they're Virals.
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Good aim! I rubbed my shoulder. Good arm, too. I scooted behind the tree, taking cover. ” I peered around the trunk, trying to locate my attacker. ” Air whooshed as a missile zipped past my ear. “What the hell? Is her baby nearby? ” I peeked again. Another projectile drove me back. ” My warning to Hi was an understatement. ” Hi hadn’t moved. Not smart. Whack! He took a direct shot from on high. Cursing, Hi rolled from the line of fire. “Agitated? That monkey’s rabid. Out for blood. ” He snatched a spiked gumball fruit that had fallen from the tree.
A tiny hole punctured one end. Shelton joined me. Hi was busy explaining to Ben how many punches he’d absorbed before body-slamming the primate gang leader.
Death-gripping the vine, I began to lower myself in a modified rappel. One hop. Two. A shadow fell across me. I looked up. Three canine faces hung above my head, eyes following my every move. No pressure. Oh so carefully, I descended. Three. Four. Five. Halfway down, my feet encountered a series of narrow shelves. Using them as stair steps, I closed the gap to where the terrified puppy crouched. It barked in excitement, eager for rescue. When I reached the pup’s level, I sat, catching my breath.