Kathy Reichs

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General Information

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Name: Kathy Reichs

Pen Name: None

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Genre: Mystery

Website: www.kathyreichs.com

Email: kjreichs@aol.com

Illinois Connection

Dr. Reichs is a native of Chicago and received her Ph.D. at Northwestern Illinois University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Kathy Reichs is an American crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic. She earned her Bachelors of Arts degree with a major in anthropology from American University in 1971. In 1972, she completed her Master of Arts in physical anthropology from Northwestern University, and in 1975 she completed her Ph.D. in physical anthropology from Northwestern University. Since then, Reichs has taught at Northern Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh, Concordia University and McGill University. She is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Like her fictional creation, Temperance Brennan, she is forensic anthropologist for the province of Quebec. She is one of only eighty-two 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. Reichs has also been a producer for the TV series Bones.

Published Works

  • Deja Dead, Scribner, 1997
  • Death du Jour, Scribner, 1999
  • Deadly Decisions, Scribner, 2000
  • Fatal Voyage, Scribner, 2001
  • Grave Secrets, Scribner, 2002
  • Bare Bones, Scribner, 2003
  • Monday Mourning, Pocket Books, 2004
  • Cross Bones, Scribner, 2005
  • Break No Bones, Pocket Books, 2007
  • Bones to Ashes, Pocket Star, 2008
  • Devil Bones, Scribner, 2008
  • 206 Bones, Scribner, 2009
  • Spider Bones, Scribner, 2010
  • Virals, Razorbill, 2010
  • Seizure, Razorbill, 2011
  • Mortal Remains, Random House, 2011
  • Flash and Bones, Scribner, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Déjà Dead

ISBN: 0684841177
Release Date: 1997-09-02

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Death du Jour

ISBN: 0684841185
Release Date: 1999-05-18

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Deadly Decisions

ISBN: 0684859718
Release Date: 2000-07-25

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Fatal Voyage : A Novel

ISBN: 0684859726
Release Date: 2001-07-17

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Bare Bones: A Novel (Reichs, Kathy)

ISBN: 0743233468
Release Date: 2003-07-01

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Monday Mourning.

ISBN: 0743264266
Release Date: 2004

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Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan)

ISBN: 0743233484
Release Date: 2005-06-28

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Break No Bones: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Novels)

ISBN: 0743453034
Release Date: 2007-08-21

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Bones to Ashes: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Novels)

ISBN: 0743294378
Release Date: 2007-08-28

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Devil Bones: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Novels)

ISBN: 0743294386
Release Date: 2008-08-26

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206 Bones (Temperance Brennan Series, Book 1)

ISBN: 0743294394
Release Date: 2009-08-25

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Spider Bones

ISBN: 1439102392
Release Date: 2010-08-24

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Virals (Virals, Book 1)

ISBN: 1595143424
Release Date: 2010-11-02

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Seizure (Virals #2)

ISBN: 1595143947
Release Date: 2011-10-18

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Flash and Bones: A Novel (A Temperance Brennan Novel)

ISBN: 1451675291
Release Date: 2012-02-21

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Agent

Betsy Berg

William Morris Agency

New York, New York

External Links

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