Kathy Reichs
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Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs's first novel Déjà Dead catapulted her to fame when it became a New York Times bestseller and won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her other Temperance Brennan novels include Death du Jour, Deadly Décisions, Fatal Voyage, Grave Secrets, Bare Bones, Monday Mourning, Cross Bones, Break No Bones, Bones to Ashes, Devil Bones, 206 Bones, Spider Bones, Flash and Bones, Bones Are Forever, Bones of the Lost, Bones Never Lie, Speaking in Bones and the Temperance Brennan short story collection, The Bone Collection. In addition, Kathy co-authors the Virals young adult series with her son, Brendan Reichs. The best-selling titles are: Virals, Seizure, Code, Exposure, and Terminal along with two Virals e-novellas, Shift and Swipe. These books follow the adventures of Temperance Brennan's great niece, Tory Brennan. Dr. Reichs is also a producer of the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels.

From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to separating and identifying commingled body parts in her Montreal lab, as a forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerizing forensic thrillers. For years she consulted to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in North Carolina, and continues to do so for the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Québec. Dr. Reichs has travelled to Rwanda to testify at the UN Tribunal on Genocide, and helped exhume a mass grave in Guatemala. As part of her work at JPAC (Formerly CILHI) she aided in the identification of war dead from World War II, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Dr. Reichs also assisted with identifying remains found at ground zero of the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Dr. Reichs is one of only 100 forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of both the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, and is currently a member of the National Police Services Advisory Council in Canada. She is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Dr. Reichs is a native of Chicago, where she received her Ph.D. at Northwestern. She now divides her time between Charlotte, NC and Montreal, Québec.

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Best Sellers

    • Deja Dead

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,307
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,154

    It's June in Montreal, and Dr. Temperance Brennan, who has left a shaky marriage back home in North Carolina to take on the challenging assignment of Director of Forensic Anthropology....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Perplexed over other reviews about the narrator

    • By R. Klein on 04-26-14

    Regular price: $28.30

    • Speaking in Bones

    • A Temperance Brennan Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 945
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 851
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 841

    Professionally, Temperance Brennan knows exactly what to do - test, analyze, identify. Her personal life is another story....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tempe is brilliant yet brainless at times.

    • By Julie on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Death du Jour

    • A Temperance Brennan Novel, Book 2
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Bonnie Hurren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 496
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499

    Dr. Temperance Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist for the Province of Quebec, digs for a corpse where Sister Elisabeth Nicolet, a candidate for sainthood, should be....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ghastly narration!

    • By epeep on 04-27-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Deadly Decisions

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284

    Stepping into the world of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, star of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly authentic best sellers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Does not disappoint.

    • By Amanda V. on 04-16-15

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Virals

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Cristin Milioti
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 585
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444

    Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, is the leader of a ragtag band of teenage "sci-philes"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kathy Reichs Does it Again!

    • By Beverly on 11-16-10

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Spider Bones

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 550

    Kathy Reichs, best-selling author and producer of the Fox television hit Bones—returns with the 13th riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Reichs/Brennan novel, odd ending

    • By Marian on 08-29-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Bones Are Forever

    • A Temperance Brennan Novel, Book 15
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 637

    Temperance Brennan has been asked to examine the corpses of three dead babies in Montreal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Temperance Brennan lives up to my expectations

    • By Linda on 09-13-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Bones of the Lost

    • A Temperance Brennan Novel, Book 16
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 533
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 536

    New York Times best-selling author Kathy Reichs returns with her 16th riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • If you're reading them in order skip this one...

    • By Paula on 09-11-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fatal Voyage

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Kate Harper
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 407
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408

    Temperance Brennan hears the news on her car radio. An Air TransSouth flight has gone down in the mountains of western North Carolina, taking with it 88 passengers and crew....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying narrator with a good story

    • By john on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Bones to Ashes

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 839
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338

    When the skeleton of a young girl, not yet a teenager, is discovered in Acadia, Canada, Tempe Brennan is reminded of Evangelina, her best friend in her preteen years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've never READ her

    • By Amanda on 11-09-07

    Regular price: $31.93

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