Updated: Dec 3, 2020
Friends and Fiction Featuring Kathy Reichs
We are super excited to welcome the Queen of Forensic Mysteries, Author Kathy Reichs-- to FRIENDS AND FICTION on Wednesday, Sept 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET Facebook LIVE!
Kathy will discuss her #1 bestselling series (and TV series Bones) newest installment A CONSPIRACY OF BONES and it is her best! Get ready - Wednesday will be a night of surprises!
Join five bestselling authors: Mary Alice Monroe, Mary Kay Andrews, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Kristin Harmel, and Patti Callahan Henry! You do not want to miss any episode.
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Hope to see you.
Bookseller of the Week: Park Road Books Charlotte, NC
Our bookseller of the week is @Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC. Independently owned and operated since 1977, Park Road has been a cornerstone of Charlotte’s local community for 43 years. They are the only full-service independent bookstore in Charlotte and they pride themselves on finding the right book for the right person. They host author events and book club meetings, and strive to provide the best customer experience possible.
This week, they are offering 10% off books by our Wed 9/30 guest @Kathy Reichs, as well as the most recent releases by me, @Mary Alice Monroe, @Patti Callahan Henry, @Kristy Woodson Harvey, @Kristin Harmel, and @Mary Kay Andrews. Call their store at (704) 525-9239 or visit in person to get the discount. Peruse the selection online here:
Kathy Reichs’s first novel Déjà Dead catapulted her to fame when it became a New York Times bestseller and won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her other Temperance Brennan books include Death du Jour, Deadly Decisions, Fatal Voyage, Grave Secrets, Bare Bones, Monday Mourning, Cross Bones, Break No Bones, Bones to Ashes, Devil Bones, 206 Bones, Spider Bones, Flash and Bones, Bones Are Forever, Bones of the Lost, Bones Never Lie, Speaking in Bones and the Temperance Brennan short story collection, The Bone Collection. In addition, Kathy co-authored the Virals young adult series with her son, Brendan Reichs. The best-selling titles are: Virals, Seizure, Code, Exposure, Terminal, and the novella collection Trace Evidence. The series follows the adventures of Temperance Brennan’s great niece, Tory Brennan. Dr. Reichs’ latest novel, Two Nights, was released July 11 and features Sunday Night, a tough-talking, scarred heroine. Dr. Reichs was also a producer of the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels.
From teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains, to separating and identifying commingled body parts in her Montreal lab, as a forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs has brought her own dramatic work experience to her mesmerizing forensic thrillers. For years she consulted to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in North Carolina and to the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Médecine Légale for the province of Québec. Dr. Reichs has traveled to Rwanda to testify at the UN Tribunal on Genocide, and helped exhume a mass grave in Guatemala. As part of her work at JPAC (Formerly CILHI) she aided in the identification of war dead from World War II, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Dr. Reichs also assisted in the recovery of remains at the World Trade Center following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Dr. Reichs is one of only 100 forensic anthropologists ever 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 is currently a member of the National Police Services Advisory Council in Canada. She is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Dr. Reichs is a native of Chicago, where she received her Ph.D. at Northwestern. She now divides her time between Charlotte, NC and Montreal, Québec. Website
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Five Bestselling Authors. Endless Stories. We are Mary Kay Andrews Mary Alice Monroe Patti Callahan Henry Kristy Woodson Harvey Kristin Harmel We discuss books, writing, and invite fabulous authors to join us. All while highlighting one independent bookstore each week. We invite you to post your questions for us-- or for our guests-- on our F&F page and we will do our best to answer them. So join in the fun! Welcome! Meets Wednesday at 7:00 pm on the Facebook page.