In a small upstate New York town, an idyllic lake yields a ghastly discovery when the skeletal remains of a young woman missing for twenty-seven years are pulled from the icy depths&; along with unmistakable evidence of her murder. Suddenly, the long-dormant case of Kelly McShane Braden’s mysterious disappearance is reactivated. And for two devastated men, dark emotionIn a small upstate New York town, an idyllic lake yields a ghastly discovery when the skeletal remains of a young woman missing for twenty-seven years are pulled from the icy depths&; along with unmistakable evidence of her murder. Suddenly, the long-dormant case of Kelly McShane Braden’s mysterious disappearance is reactivated. And for two devastated men, dark emotions and disturbing secrets will also rise to the surface.For local coroner Dr. Mark Roper, the murder is more than just a grim interruption of his general practice in sleepy Hampton Junction. Kelly Braden had been a surrogate sister. When the police insist the trail of Kelly’s disappearance is too cold to pick up again, he vows to find the missing pieces of the past that will lead him to a killer. Because that’s what cracks cold cases: “One guy who can’t get it out of his head.”Yet Mark isn’t the only one with Kelly’s murder on his mind. Dr. Earl Garnet, chief of staff at Buffalo’s St. Paul’s Hospital, was once Kelly’s secret lover . . . and would-be savior. Until his plans to rescue her from an abusive marriage were cut short by her vanishing. Now, as the last person to see Kelly alive, he’s in danger of becoming the prime suspect, unless he can unmask the murderer first.But neither man knows about the twisted chain of lies and corruption that led to Kelly’s death—or the shocking revelations that were meant to go with her to a watery grave. And the harder they push for answers, the easier they make it for their lethal quarry to zero in on them—and push back with deadly force.With Mortal Remains, Peter Clement remains in total control of readers’ nerves from the very first page, once more wielding heart-racing suspense and scalpel-sharp terror with a master surgeon’s skill....
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Mortal Remains Reviews
Medical.Mystery.Fiction.Suspense.Agatha Christie in ER.When all what you love gets together in one place that’s the time you will finish the book within 6 consecutive hours.One of the shortest sentences that can illustrate this book was “A compelling read.” By Publishers Weekly. Kelly got disappeared under mysterious circumstances 27 years ago. Dr Garnet was once her secret lover. Dr Charles - The abusive Husband - does not have a clue about the issue. Sheriff Evans is trying his best to resolve the case. Dr Roper is taking the case personally and apparently no one knows what had happened. Now after 27 years a body is found in their small town’s lake. I loved the small yet deep details that were mentioned by the author such as: Monday, October 22, 10:00A.M. Near Hampton Junction in the southern Adirondack Mountains… The book keeps you tensed and on your toe from the first couple of pages. Your total nerve system is under the control of author while reading each paragraph of Mortal Remains.Well developed characters. My first medical thriller, my first Clement read and certainly my craving genre.
Can't quite put my finger why I couldn't give this book more than three stars. The plot was good but nothing about it really grabbed me. Writing.....so-so.
A pretty good medical thriller, certainly a cut above Robin Cook et alia in terms of believable characters and plotting. Great vacation reading -- light, quick, fun. Medical thrillers a genre I crave like cheap candy -- the reality is rarely as satisfying as the anticipation, but I eat it anyway. Mortal Remains was my first Clement novel, and it was satisfying enough for me to go back to the library for more Clement.
I think they may have used this as the basis for an episode of "Cold Case" on TV. A body is discovered of someone who disappeared many years ago, and everyone involved with her becomes a suspect. Most of Clement's books are better than this. Too many obvious bad guys. No one who really seemed "real". Skip it.
I read this years ago... but still remember it today. It was a fun, quick, suspenseful read. I enjoyed it quite a bit.
Dr Earl Garnet series
He did a pretty good job of putting together a book that describes how after 27 years they figured out who had killed this woman.
I did not expect to like this book so much. But I found this book to be full of suspects and secrets. The book was an enjoyable read.