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Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs
  

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When forensic anthropologist Dr Tempe Brennan is approached by amateur detective Hazel 'Lucky' Strike, at first she is inclined to dismiss the woman's claims that she's matched a previously unidentified set of remains with a name. As Tempe investigates further she finds herself involved in a case more complicated and horrifying than she could ever have imagined...

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Synopsis

Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs

This is the compelling new Dr Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic anthropologist and Number 1 bestselling author Kathy Reichs... As the words of a terrified young woman echo round her office from an audio recorder found near where the bones were discovered, something about the story won't let Tempe go.

Reviews

'Compelling' Tangled Web

'I read Reichs for the same reason I watch CSI or Silent Witness...it's about the intellectual challenge of trying to work it out before the detectives do' The Bookbag

'Compelling' Fantastic Fiction

'Compelling, intense and full of surprises' Reading, Writing and Riesling

'Her writing is so gripping' Crimefictionlover

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

28th July 2016

Author

Kathy Reichs

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780099558095

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