The Bone Hunters

The Bone Hunters

Hardback Published on: 08/02/2024
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The Bone Hunters
What shall she unearth?
It is 1824, Lyme Regis, a famed town of a place to get away from the stresses of modern life, ground yourself, and take in the restorative fresh sea air! ... READ MORE
Dan - Clifton, Bristol.
The Bone Hunters
Beautifully placed historical fiction with a touch of gothic
Set during the early Nineteenth Century (a time of discovery and progress that contrasted with poverty and hardship) we follow Ada, who despite her poor ba... READ MORE
Beth at Chesterfield

Synopsis

In 1824, Lyme Regis is as tumultuous as the sea that surrounds it. Wealthy holidaymakers dance in the Assembly Rooms whilst the poor riot over the price of bread, scientists do battle with theologists, and amidst it all, one woman is about to make an extraordinary discovery. When twenty-four-year-old Ada Winters - poor, peculiar and brilliant - uncovers a set of unusual fossils on the cliffs, she believes she has found the answer to her scientific frustrations and her family's financial struggles. Meanwhile, Doctor Edwin Moyle has come to Dorset in search of the discovery that will place him amongst the greatest geologists of the age. What he finds instead is a strange young woman who seems to hold the key to everything he desires. But what is the creature that Ada and Edwin seek to unearth? And will it be their means to greatness, or destruction?

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781408726518
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 36 mm

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The Bone Hunters
You'll want to visit the Jurassic coast after reading this historical novel
I didn't think I could get excited by geologists or books about those who discover fossils or dinosaur bones, however Joanne Burn has managed to make this ... READ MORE
Mel Pretorius
The Bone Hunters
Strong female character!
“The Bone Hunters” is an original historical fiction book by Joanne Burn. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Plot: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Characters: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Pace: ⭐️ ⭐️ ... READ MORE
Vicky Griva
The Bone Hunters
I read it in one sitting. It is absolutely gorgeous and all consuming and I dare anyone not to find it on their best books of 2024 list.
Thanks to Sphere for the gifted proof of this title in return for an honest review. What an absolutely gorgeous cover!! I could have stared at it all da... READ MORE
Victoria Bucknell
The Bone Hunters
Addictive
Beautiful writing, atmospheric from the first page. You want to know more about Ada and the story.. The author has a magical way of transporting you into ... READ MORE
Gurpreet Parmar