Kathy Reichs, the author, is married to Paul Reichs. Her husband, Paul, is a lawyer. Together they have three grown children, two daughters and one son.
Kathleen J. Reichs is a native of Chicago and is best known as an author of mystery novels. She began writing in the mid-1990s. Her first novel, "Deja Dead," won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her and her books were the inspiration for the popular "Bones" television series in which she is a producer. Dr. Kathy Reichs has a bachelor's degree in anthropology, a master's in physical anthropology and a PhD in physical anthropology.