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 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,415
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,247
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,256

    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

    • Swamp Bones: A Novella

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436

    Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling original short story from number-one New York Times best-selling author Kathy Reichs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By Amanda V. on 05-23-15

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Death du Jour

    • A Temperance Brennan Novel, Book 2
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Bonnie Hurren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 610
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 543

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

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Did not enjoy narration

    • By Kimber M. on 01-26-15

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Speaking in Bones

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 980
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 883
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872

    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

    • 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 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315

    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

    • Bones on Ice

    • Temperance Brennan, Book 17.5
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563

    Dr. Temperance Brennan is hired to identify a frozen, mummified human corpse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not Barbara Rosenblat, But Borowitz Does Well

    • By Mamacat on 06-02-17

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Fatal Voyage

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Kate Harper
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    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 Never Lie

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 829
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 738
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 739

    Unexpectedly called in to the Charlotte PD's Cold Case Unit, Dr. Temperance Brennan wonders why she's been asked to meet with a cop who's a long way from his own jurisdiction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is book 17 in the Temperance Brennan Series

    • By Techpotato on 01-23-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • MatchUp

    • By: Lee Child - editor, Val McDermid, Charlaine Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: Laura Benanti, Dennis Boutsikaris, Gerard Doyle, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279

    In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times best seller FaceOff, 22 of the world's most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All but Two were worth the read

    • By Tim on 12-31-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Cross Bones

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Michele Pawk
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312

    When an Orthodox Jew is found shot to death in Montreal, Temperance Brennan is called in to examine the body and to figure out the puzzling damage to the corpse....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • struggling to keep listening

    • By Kristi on 05-24-12

    Regular price: $27.97

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