Spider Bones: Book summary and reviews of Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs

Spider Bones

A Temperance Brennan Novel

By Kathy Reichs

Spider Bones
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2010,
    320 pages.

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#1 New York Times bestseller Kathy Reichs is back with her thirteenth novel featuring America's favorite forensic anthropologist, Tempe Brennan.

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"Reading a new Brennan novel is like hooking up with old friends: you know what to expect, but that's OK, because you also know you'll have a good time." - Booklist

"Reichs, who once again uses her own scientific knowledge to enhance a complex plot and continually developing characters, delivers a whopper of a final twist." - Publishers Weekly

"For extremely loyal Reichs fans only; others new to the series may want to search out her superior earlier titles instead." - Library Journal

"Enough forensic examinations, misidentifications, genetic anomalies and coincidences for a whole season of snappy Tempe's TV adventures..." - Kirkus

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Kathy Reichs Author Biography

Kathy Reichs, like her fictional creation, Temperance Brennan, is a forensic anthropologist for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of North Carolina, and for the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Quebec. She is one of only fifty forensic anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. A professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Dr. Reichs received her Ph.D. at Northwestern. She now divides her time between Charlotte and Montreal.

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Kathy Reichs: Last name rhymes with bikes (Reichs is a Latvian name)

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