Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead

A former forensic anthropologist and an outdoor guide search for clues to seven deaths in the Oregon wilderness. But as desire burns between them, a cold-hearted killer closes in.

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A killer in the wilderness

Forensic anthropologist Caitlin Fleming knows bones. So she is the first one called when seven sets of skeletal remains are found dumped in a makeshift graveyard in the Oregon wilderness. The skeletons bear the same distinguishing marks—and each is missing a skull…

Cait needs outdoor guide Zach Sharper for one reason only—to help her find her way through the Willamette Forest as she pieces together clues. Despite the attraction that burns between them, Cait will let nothing shake her focus. Until the killer closes in to terminate the search—and the investigators on the verge of unmasking him…

(November 2009) 
Winner of the Golden Quill Contest 
Finalist for the RITA Award (Romantic Suspense Category) 
Finalist for the Bookseller’s Best Award 
Finalist for the More than Magic Award 
Finalist in the Southern Magic Contest 
Finalist for the Write Touch: Readers Award 

Series: The Mindhunters, Book 3
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Year: November 2009
ASIN: B002DW932Y
ISBN: 0425231143
“...I thoroughly enjoyed Kylie Brant’s insight into the evil mind of a killer and the unusual imagination she has portrayed throughout the story. The story has lots of twists and turns with an abundance of suspense, and keeps the mind constantly working away at the various clues.”
– Fresh Fiction
"Brant continues her hot streak as she gives readers the next installment of her transfixing Mindhunters series. This author is quickly carving out a place for herself in the psychological suspense genre."
– Romantic Times
“[Brant] will keep you riveted to the pages.”
– Romance Reviews Today
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