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 1,382
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,224

    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

    • 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 592
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 529

    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 330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    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

    • Fatal Voyage

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Kate Harper
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 496
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435

    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

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Katherine Borowitz
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 732

    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

    • 206 Bones

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Linda Emond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,010
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 616
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 614

    There are 206 bones in the human body. Forensic anthropologists know them intimately, can read in them stories of brief or long lives and use them to reconstruct every kind of violent end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, pretty sure this is the in the series

    • By Marie C on 08-30-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Cross Bones

    • A Novel
    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Michele Pawk
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    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

    • Bare Bones

    • By: Kathy Reichs
    • Narrated by: Michele Pawk
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 675
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359

    It's a summer of sizzling heat in Charlotte where Dr. Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist for the North Carolina medical examiner, looks forward to her first vacation in years...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good

    • By Sara Gallinger on 08-22-03

    Regular price: $26.60

    • 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 968
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 862

    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

    • 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 619
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551

    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

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