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Kathy Reichs

USA flag (b.1950)
Mother of Kerry Reichs and Brendan Reichs

Kathy Reichs is forensic anthropologist for the Offices of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of North Carolina, and for the Laboratorie de Sciences Judiciaires et de M-decine L-gale for the province of Quebec. A professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she divides her time between Charlotte and Montreal and is a frequent expert witness in criminal trials.

Genres: Mystery, Young Adult Fantasy
Non fiction
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1998) : Deja Dead

Kathy Reichs recommends
Dead Reckoning (2001)
Michael Baden and Marion Roach
"Candid as a Y-incision... describes forensic science in vivid, living colour."
Ghost Image (2002)
Joshua Gilder
"[A] terrific first novel, suspenseful and imaginative."
Mortal Remains (2003)
(Dr. Earl Garnet, book 4)
Peter Clement
"Intriguing (and) memorable."
Carved in Bone (2006)
(Body Farm, book 1)
Jefferson Bass
"Carved in Bone brims with forensic detail... the real deal."
Aftermath, Inc. (2007)
Gil Reavill
"Stimulating and brainy...A fascinating and entertaining book."
Still Missing (2010)
Chevy Stevens
"Fast-paced and utterly absorbing."
Hideout (2011)
(Richard Christie, book 5)
Kathleen George
"Hideout barrels like a locomotive. The fast-paced suspense pulls you along for the ride."
New York to Dallas (2011)
(In Death, book 33)
J D Robb
"Curious corpses, tangled twists and one sizzling sleuth."
Dust (2012)
(Wool Trilogy, book 3)
Hugh Howey
"Frightening, fascinating, and addictive. In one word, terrific."
Fatal Impact (2014)
(Dr Anya Crichton, book 7)
Kathryn Fox
"A thriller that grips from first page to the last."
Open Secret (2014)
(Bern Fortin, book 2)
Deryn Collier
"Deryn Collier wonderfully captures the alternating tranquility and turbulence of small-town life. Open Secret is a riveting page-tuner from a talented new voice."
The Quiet Child (2017)
John Burley
"Packed with tension and unexpected twists, The Quiet Child is a powerful psychological thriller set in a time before the emergence of forensic science."
The Driver (2017)
Hart Hanson
"The Driver has it all--crisp dialogue, complex characters, and a plot that zips at breathtaking speed. I see the beginning of a great career in thriller fiction."
The Rat Catchers' Olympics (2017)
(Dr. Siri Paiboun, book 12)
Colin Cotterill
"You get a real feeling for what Laos was like in the '70s. The humor is wonderful too."
The First Family (2018)
Daniel Palmer and Michael Palmer
"A Palmer novel transports you into the complex world of medical-legal-social ethics. The First Family doesn't disappoint, wrestling with the murky questions of what we can do versus what we should do. Gripping."

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