Mystery Books

  • The Last Lie

    New York Times bestselling author Stephen White returns to his beloved Alan Gregory series with a taut, ripped-from

  • Not Safe After Dark

    Creator of the international, top-selling Inspector Banks series, Peter Robinson is as deft and imaginative in these succinct and

  • Your Heart Belongs to Me: A Novel

    For one man, they are the five most terrifying words of all . . . One year after the heart transplant that save

  • The Vendetta Defense

    Judy Carrier takes the case of her career to defend Anthony Lucia, fondly known as "Pigeon Tony," who freely admits to killing

  • Clean Break: A Kate Brannigan Mystery

    “A cleanly written, fast-paced escapade. Cut from the same cloth as Kinsey Millhone . . . this tale jumps out of

  • The Velvet Touch

    Nick Velvet is the choosey crook, who steals only the seeminglyvalueless — for a hefty fee of course. In The Velvet Touch, Nick

  • Blood Test (Alex Delaware)

    It is a case unlike any psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware has ever encountered. Five-year-old Woody Swope is ill, but the real proble

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Kathy Reichs biography

 

 

Kathy Reichs

(1950 - )

Kathleen Joan Toelle "Kathy" Reichs ( /?ra?ks/;[2] born 1950 in Chicago) is an American crime writer, forensic anthropologist and academic

In addition to technical books, Reichs has written thirteen novels to date, which have been translated into 30 languages.[7] Her first novel, Dj Dead, won the 1997 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel.[8] The fictional heroine in her novels, Temperance "Tempe" Brennan, is also a forensic anthropologist. Her lifestyle closely mimics that of her creator

A good portion of the novels are based on real life science, and Reichs has stated that she is "fastidiously conscientious about getting the science right".[11] She has used experience from her career in her novels, and said about Dj Dead that "Everything I describe in the book, I actually did"

Information source: wikipedia