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Ura is there becase the patient being scanned tonight isn't alive She's probably been dead for centuries She is in fact a mummy As the CT scan proceeds everyone in the room leans in close and gasps in horror as an image of a bullet is revealed Maura declares it a possible homicide and calls in Detec Mummies shrunken heads and bog bodies this story has the most unusual murder victims that I can recall in any story Bog bodies There is even a mysterious museum with a secret room Reminds me of when I was young and was reading the Hardy BoysThe story opens with Maura Isles arriving at a hospital The Crispin Museum a small and relatively unknown Boston museum has discovered a mummy in their basement The museum s records are poor to non existent and they are excited about the discovery Carbon dating has shown the outer wrappings to be 2000 years old Before putting the mummy on display they want to perform a CT scan Maura has been invited as a guest Everyone is shocked when the scan shows a bullet in the body Instead of heading back to the museum the mummy is destined for the morgue where Dr Isles will perform an autopsyDetective Jane Rizzoli and her partner Barry Frost head to the Crispin Museum They want to check out the basement where Madame X the name they have given the mummy was found This is one creepy museum What they discover is a secret room with shrunken heads Turns out one of these tsantsas is not what it appears to be It is not a shrunken head of the Jivaro Indians of South America Clearly they are dealing with a serial killer who likes to preserve his keepsakesJosephine Pulcillo is an Egyptologist with the Crispin Museum She is very smart and very attractive Barry Frost appears to have fallen for her Jane Rizzoli is suspicious of her Something is off There is something else there Something she is holding back When Josephine discovers a body in the trunk of her car a body that appears to have been preserved in a bog and then disappears Rizzoli is convinced she is right Josephine Pulcillo is the key Find out what secrets she is hidingThe story takes Rizzoli and Frost from Boston to New Mexico to Texas to Maine as they work to unlock long buried secrets It kept me turning pages and up at night as I had to read just one chapter The only negative is with Maura Isles and her love affair with Father Daniel Brophy There is too much of her woe is me divorced and in love with a priest I am not sure why Tess Gerritsen gets off track and brings this into the story I usually found myself thinking the character is sad and pathetic

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Tive Jane Rizzoli When the preserved body of a second victim is found and then a third it becomes all too clear that not only is a maniac at large but he is taunting them And that unless Maura and Jane can find and stop him he will soon be adding yet another chilling piece to his monstrous collectio 35 stars rounded upI really like the archaeology aspects of the mystery with shrunken heads mummies and other assorted aspects The mystery was fun to read and Rizzoli was in kick ass mode which I loveA couple items that were less than greatThe 1st POV of one of the characters wasn t needed and was definitely a distraction at the finale Maura didn t really have much of a role in this one except to mope about her lover the Priest being unavailable Duh I could do without thisThere was a brief part with Santone of the Mephisto Club which is annoying on two elements It s irritating how he always has access to information he shouldn t have but every time he knows people who know something and automatically keep him informed of everything It s just too much And I could do without his club and all the demon talk He didn t add to the story and was an unneeded and irritating distraction from the story Collected Stories the preserved body of a second victim is found and Cleopatras Daughter then a Funny Feckin' Irish Jokes!: Humorous Jokes about Everything Irish.Sure Tis Great Craic! third it becomes all Settlers too clear Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, that not only is a maniac at large but he is The Sphinx taunting Tidelands (Fairmile them And Pretty Lucy Merwyn that unless Maura and Jane can find and stop him he will soon be adding yet another chilling piece Strings to his monstrous collectio 35 stars rounded upI really like Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the archaeology aspects of Catch and Release the mystery with shrunken heads mummies and other assorted aspects The mystery was fun Devils Paw (Imp, to read and Rizzoli was in kick ass mode which I loveA couple items Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, that were less All Tied Up than greatThe 1st POV of one of The Film Snob*s Dictionary the characters wasn In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie t needed and was definitely a distraction at Tea Environments and Plantation Culture the finale Maura didn 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains t really have much of a role in Survive by the Team this one except Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, to mope about her lover Washington! (Wagons West, the Priest being unavailable Duh I could do without Tennessee! (Wagons West, thisThere was a brief part with Santone of Celebration! (Wagons West, the Mephisto Club which is annoying on Texas! (Wagons West, two elements It s irritating how he always has access I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery to information he shouldn Revenge ni Miss Piggy t have but every Breakfast Book time he knows people who know something and automatically keep him informed of everything It s just The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade too much And I could do without his club and all Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, the demon A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery talk He didn Card Concepts t add Schadenfreude to Emotional Victory the story and was an unneeded and irritating distraction from Still Life with Woodpecker the story

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She's Pilgrim's Hospital's most unusual patient and on this Saturday night a media circus is gathered to record every minute of her visit to the X ray department Crammed into the small CT scan room are reporters TV cameras a select group of medical technicians and forensic pathologist Maura Isles Ma How in the world do Dr Maura Isles and Detective Jane Rizzoli get involved in a case involving a two thousand year old mummy The Keepsake Tess Gerritsen s seventh Rizzoli Isles book sounds like it could be a creepy Halloween thriller I found it to be an intriguing puzzle Who was Madame X and how did she come to be at the Crispin Museum in Boston Moreover why do other well preserved pseudo ancient remains keep appearing Are the deaths of these women related Unable to determine a cause of death without organs Dr Isles cannot proceed It is up to Jane Rizzoli and her partner Barry Frost to investigate Jane gets weird vibes about a young female archaeologist who is employed at the museum Frost seems smitten by her Oh oh Frost is a married man What s going on there And will it affect his work on this caseWho is Josephine Pulcillo What is she running from And what kind of monster kills women then keeps them by preserving their remains What message is he sending and to whomThe book gets a little off track with Maura s romance with Daniel and the re appearance of Anthony Sansone from The Mephisto Club but I was thoroughly enthralled with this story I couldn t wait to see who was behind it and while I was sure that the bad guy was hiding in plain sight I was way off base I am not sure that serious archeologists would truly appreciate this book and I don t know if Dr Gerritsen had Halloween in mind when she wrote it but whatever inspired her to come up with this premise it made a terrific plot 4 stars


10 thoughts on “The Keepsake

  1. says:

    This is book 7 in the Rizzoli Isles series I recommend reading them in order Tess Gerritsen is a doctor and uses her medical knowledge very well in this police proceduralmedical mystery It is a very creepy mystery opening with the discovery of body thought to be an Egyptian mummy The museum has arranged for a CT scan of the mummy They have already determined the outer wrapping to be 2000 years old through ca

  2. says:

    Maura Isles shows up at the Crispin Museum as a guest for the unveiling of Madam X a preserved mummy recently discovered in their basement However she’s soon asked to assume her role as medical examiner when it becomes clear that this is no ancient relic She and Detective Jane Rizzoli now have a modern day Murder on their hands

  3. says:

    How in the world do Dr Maura Isles and Detective Jane Rizzoli get involved in a case involving a two thousand year old mumm

  4. says:

    Mummies shrunken heads and bog bodies this story has the most unusual murder victims that I can recall in any story Bog bodies There is even a mysterious museum with a secret room Reminds me of when I was young and was reading the Hardy BoysThe story opens with Maura Isles arriving at a hospital The Crispin Museum a small and rela

  5. says:

    Wow double WOWGreat story lots of twists and turns— fascinating victims and even fascinating deaths The book in than one way felt like a race against time Not only are characters being hunted and on the run but the intersection of past and present both complicated the resolution— which is great because there are a few great twists in this one— but those complications amp up the suspense and keep the pa

  6. says:

    The Keepsake is book 7 in the Rizzoli Isles series so I won't give a full review If you've read the first 6 books in this series and enjoyed them Than you'll enjoy The Keepsake Its a really good book

  7. says:

    Gerritsen is the master of putting all of the little pieces together to form one large puzzle Her earlier novels displayed her penchant for lifelike and likable characters dramatic issues and surprising plot twists This book marks a step forward in her development as a writer in the detectivemystery genre as she spins ridd

  8. says:

    Tess Gerritsen Fans Group Link Not a difficult plotread manageable number of characters to keep track of as you read the book Tess a

  9. says:

    35 stars rounded upI really like the archaeology aspects of the mystery with shrunken heads mummies and other assorted aspects The mystery was fun to read and Rizzoli was in kick ass mode which I loveA couple items that were less than greatThe 1st POV of one of the characters wasn't needed and was definitely a distraction at the finale Maura didn't really have much of a role in this one except to mope about her lover t

  10. says:

    It's not that The Keepsake is worse than the other Rizzoli Isles books I've read so much as it brings to light the fact th

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