9 Apr 2020

Bones' crime writer and forensic anthropologist Dr Kathy Reichs

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 9 April 2020
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Photo: Author image © Marie-Reine Mattera

Mystery crime-writer and forensic anthropologist Dr Kathy Reichs speaks with Kathryn Ryan about her double-life as a scientist and best-selling author. 

Kathy's first novel Déjà Dead was a New York Times bestseller and the first of her eighteen Temperance Brennan books. Fans of hit Fox TV series Bones will know Kathy's work. 

Dr Reichs has traveled to Rwanda to testify at the UN Tribunal on Genocide, has helped exhume a mass grave in Guatemala and was involved in the recovery of remains at the World Trade Center after 9/11.

Kathy is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, advisor to the Canadian Police and an expert witness at criminal trials.