The Bone Code

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A Spine-Tingling Mystery: Read an Extract from The Bone Code by Kathy Reichs

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26 April 2021

A Spine-Tingling Mystery: Read an Extract from The Bone Code by Kathy Reichs

    Gripping and Action-Packed: The Bone Code is the Perfect Addition to Kathy Reichs’ Bestselling Series

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    26 April 2021

    Gripping and Action-Packed: The Bone Code is the Perfect Addition to Kathy Reichs’ Bestselling Series

      Publisher details

      The Bone Code
      Author
      Kathy Reichs
      Publisher
      Simon and Schuster
      Genre
      Fiction
      Released
      14 April, 2021

      Synopsis

      Number one New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her next edge-of-your seat thriller featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. A storm has hit South Carolina, dredging up crimes of the past. On the way to Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan receives a call from the Charleston coroner. During the storm, a medical waste container has washed up on the beach. Inside are two decomposed bodies wrapped in plastic sheeting and bound with electrical wire. Chillingly, Tempe recognises many details as identical to those of an unsolved case she handled in Quebec fifteen years earlier. With a growing sense of foreboding, she flies to Montreal to gather evidence and convince her boss Pierre LaManch to reopen the cold case. She also seeks the advice—and comfort—of her longtime beau Andrew Ryan. Meanwhile, a storm of a different type gathers force in South Carolina. The citizens of Charleston are struck by a bacterium that, at its worst, can eat human flesh. Thousands panic and test themselves for a rare genetic mutation that may have rendered them vulnerable. Shockingly, Tempe eventually discovers that not only are the victims in both grisly murder cases related, but that the murders and the disease outbreak also have a common cause…​​
      Kathy Reichs
      About the author

      Kathy Reichs

      From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to separating and identifying commingled body parts in her Montreal lab, as one of only seventy-seven forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, Dr Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerising forensic thrillers.Kathy Reichs’s first novel Déjà Dead was a #1 New York Times bestseller and won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. A Conspiracy of Bones is Kathy’s nineteenth entry in her series featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. Kathy was also a producer of the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels. Dr. Reichs is one of very few forensic anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of both the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, and as a member of the National Police Services Advisory Council in Canada. She divides her time between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Montreal, Québec. Visit Kathy at KathyReichs.com.

      Books by Kathy Reichs

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