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Bones of the Lost (Temperance Brennan 16) by Kathy Reichs
  

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Sixteen books in and Temperance Brennan never fails to disappoint. This time she’s investigating what happened to a girl who was probably just the victim of a hit and run but may be part of something more sinister. Alongside it she must travel to Afghanistan to defend the son of a friend and much more to keep us intrigued and guessing beside. Unlike some other writers Reichs has really evolved Brennan from the series’ beginnings and keeping reading these books is like catching up with an old, albeit pretty unusual, friend.

If you like Kathy Reichs you might also like to read books by Tess Gerritsen, Anthony Horowitz and Mo Hayder.

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Bones of the Lost (Temperance Brennan 16) by Kathy Reichs

This is the gripping new Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic anthropologist and Number 1 bestselling author Kathy Reichs. The body of a teenage girl is discovered along a desolate highway on the outskirts of Charlotte. Inside her purse is the ID card of a local businessman who died in a fire months earlier. Who was the girl? And was she murdered? Dr Temperance Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist, must find the answers. She soon learns that a Gulf War veteran stands accused of smuggling artefacts into the country. Could there be a connection between the two cases? Convinced that the girl's death was no accident, Tempe soon finds herself at the centre of a conspiracy that extends from South America to Afghanistan. But to find justice for the dead, she must be more courageous - and take more extreme action - than ever before.


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Reviews

A rollercoaster read which sees Dr Temperance Brennan kick forensic-anthropological ass. - Time Out

[a] winning formula...Bones of the Lost is as gritty and pacy as her fans have come to expect. - Press Association

About the Author

Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs is forensic anthropologist at the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Quebec. She is one of seventy-five anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. Dr Reichs serves as Vice President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and is a member of the National Police Advisory Council (RCMP/GRC) in Canada. A professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she is a native of Chicago, where she received her Ph.D. at Northwestern. She now divides her time between Charlotte and Montreal and is a frequent expert witness at criminal trials.

Fellow novelist KERRY REICHS on KATHY REICHS

When speaking of writers that have most influenced me, it’s safe to begin at the beginning. My mother Kathy Reichs has written eleven London Times best selling books and fostered the television drama Bones. I am incredibly proud of her talents, and her pride in mine has sweetened my success. My defection from Lawyer Camp (my father and brother are lawyers) to Writer Camp was heralded with joyous open arms by my mother, and the best part is enjoying it together. We don’t agree on everything, and we write about vastly different subject materials. But some day I may just cave in to her pestering that I “put a dead body” in one of my books so we can write something together! If you haven’t already, try her latest book, Devil Bones.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on TEMPERANCE BRENNAN...

Created by Kathy Reichs, Tempe Brennan is a forensic anthropologist who shares her time between North Carolina and Montreal, and has now appeared in almost ten novels where her medical examinations of bones and other sinister discoveries always send her on a trail of murder, peril and grief. Her latest outing is in 206 BONES.

Temperance Brennan series:
1. Deja Dead
2. Death Du Jour
3. Deadly Decisions
4. Fatal Voyage
5. Grave Secrets
6. Bare Bones
7. Monday Mourning
8. Cross Bones
9. Break No Bones
10. Bones to Ashes
11. Devil Bones
12. 206 Bones

13. Mortal Remains

14. Flash and Bones

15. Bones are Forever

See below where Kathy Reichs, bestselling author and forensic anthropologist, discusses how forensics have influenced her career. This was filmed at London's Barts Pathology Museum.

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Publication date

31st July 2014

Author

Kathy Reichs

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780099558057

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