Some of Kathy Reichs��� bestselling novels include ���Bones Never Lie,��� ���Deja Dead��� and ���Devil Bones.��� Reichs is a crime novelist and forensic anthropologist whose most popular books focus on Temperance Brennan, a crime-solving forensic anthropologist.Continue Reading
���Bones Never Lie��� dredges up a troubling case from Brennan���s past, as she is called into the Charlotte Police Department���s Cold Case Unit for consultation on a serial killer who eluded her years ago and may be killing again. To catch the killer, Brennan must face her jaded ex-partner, the bureaucracy of the local PD and her own past failures.
First published in 1997, ���Deja Dead��� is Reichs��� first Temperance Brennan novel, which won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. When Brennan investigates a female corpse that is found methodically dismembered and hidden in trash bags, she notices a disturbing pattern in the murder���s methodology. Hot on the trail of a vicious serial killer, Brennan quickly realizes that the investigation is putting her own family at risk.
���Devil Bones��� begins with a renovating plumber���s grisly discovery: a secret room beneath a house containing evidence of religious ceremonies and the skull of a teenage girl. When the skull of another teen is found at a nearby lake, citizen vigilantes become anxious, mounting a witch hunt for the suspected Satan worshippers. Brennan must navigate complex local politics and the forensic difficulties of the crime scenes to solve the mystery.Learn more about Literature