The Bone Collection: Four Novellas
A collection of pulse-pounding tales featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan--including the untold story of her first case!
The #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the hit Fox series Bones, Kathy Reichs is renowned for chilling suspense and fascinating forensic detail. The Bone Collection presents her trademark artistry in this collection of thrilling short fiction.
In First Bones, a prequel to Reichs's first novel, Déjà Dead, she at last reveals the tale of how Tempe became a forensic anthropologist. In this never-before-published story, Tempe recalls the case that lured her from a promising career in academia into the grim but addictive world of criminal investigation. (It all began with a visit from a pair of detectives--and a John Doe recovered from an arson scene in a trailer.) The collection is rounded out with three more stories that take Tempe from the low country of the Florida Everglades, where she makes a grisly discovery in the stomach of an eighteen-foot Burmese python, to the heights of Mount Everest, where a frozen corpse is unearthed. No matter where she goes, Tempe's cases make for the most gripping reading.
Praise for Kathy Reichs and the Temperance Brennan series
"Nobody does forensics thrillers like Kathy Reichs. She's the real deal."--David Baldacci
"Kathy Reichs writes smart--no, make that brilliant--mysteries that are as realistic as nonfiction and as fast-paced as the best thrillers about Jack Reacher or Alex Cross."--James Patterson
"Every minute in the morgue with Tempe is golden."--The New York Times Book Review
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stephanie_M - LibraryThing
This is a collection of four short stories, three of which have already been out for publication before. You might have already read them, like I have. So only the fourth one, First Bones, will be new to you and I. The fourth story was short no sweet, but in a sad way. 3.5 stars. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Carlathelibrarian - LibraryThing
I love the Tempe Brennan stories and this collection of four novellas is not exception. Even thought they were short and compact they were still very interesting and kept me reading to find out what ... Read full review