Kathy Reichs is the author of nineteen New York Times bestselling novels and the co-author, with her son, Brendan Reichs, of six novels for young adults. Like the protagonist of her Temperance Brennan series, Reichs is a forensic anthropologist-one of fewer than one hundred ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. A professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she is a former vice president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Reichs's own life, as much as her novels, is the basis for the TV show Bones, one of the longest-running series in the history of the Fox network.
Praise for Kathy Reichs and the Temperance Brennan
"Nobody does forensics thrillers like Kathy Reichs. She's the real deal."-David Baldacci
"Kathy Reichs writes smart-no, make that brilliant-mysteries that are as realistic as nonfiction and as fast-paced as the best thrillers about Jack Reacher or Alex Cross."-James Patterson
"Every minute in the morgue with Tempe is golden."-The New York Times Book Review