Kathy’s Blog


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Kathy Reichs to be Published by Scribner JUNE 4, 2019 CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONSCORPORATE NEWS, SCRIBNER NEW YORK, June 4 —#1 New York Timesbestselling author Kathy Reichs, whose Temperance Brennan novels were the basis for the popular “Bones” television series, will publish her next two novels with Scribner, Simon & Schuster Canada, and Simon & Schuster UK. The deal marks the first time the bestselling author’s books will be published globally by one publisher. Simultaneous audio… Read more

My TEDx Talk in Ottawa

Check out my TEDx talk in Ottawa here… Read more

Order of Canada

  I am so proud and humbled to be appointed to the Order of Canada.  More here:   Author Kathy Reichs, 31 other Quebecers appointed to Order of Canada.     https://montrealgazette.com/news/thirty-two-quebecers-among-103-new-appointments-to-order-of-canada/amp… Read more

HOUSTON! Come see me.

I will be a guest speaker at the JLF Literature Festival this Sept 14th and 15th. Register here https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/houston/program… Read more

Dear Readers

To my dear readers, As the old saying goes, fate brings good news and bad news.  Of late, some of each variety has bullied into my world.   Thus, I am making this very difficult posting concerning a tough but necessary decision. There are two things in life I cherish above all else.  First and foremost comes my family.  Running a close second is my writing and through it, the happiness and sense of fulfillment provided to me by my readers. … Read more

University of Wyoming

A free afternoon talk with best selling author Kathy Reichs will begin at 1:30 PM, followed by a book signing. The book signing is sponsored by the University Store. This afternoon talk will be held in the College of Education Auditorium and is free and open to the UW community and the public. An evening fundraiser dinner will feature Reichs as a keynote speaker and will start at 6:00 PM at the UW Conference Center & Hilton Garden Inn. Reservations… Read more

ZEE Jaipur Literary Festival

Come see me at the ZEE Jaipur Literary Festival! https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/… Read more

USO Tour to Guantanamo Bay

I first began touring with the USO in 2011 to  Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. This is my second USO tour and as part of the three-day visit, I traveled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, alongside fellow authors Kathleen Antrim, Sandra Brown, Brad Meltzer, and Brad Taylor. We participated in unit visits, USO meet & greets, book signings and held a writing workshop at the teen center..  This marks the sixth Operation Thriller tour.  For more than 76 years, the USO – a… Read more

My Second USO Tour! Guantanamo Bay

From November 2 nd through 5 th of 2017, I will head out on the sixth Operation Thriller USO tour alongside fellow authors Kathleen Antrim, Sandra Brown, Brad Meltzer, and Brad Taylor. Collectively, our group has visited more than 2,500 service members and military families with the USO since 2011. As part of the three-day visit, we will travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and participate in unit visits, USO meet & greets and book signings, and many more activities. Please… Read more

An Interview with The Big Thrill

Two Nights by Kathy Reichs 2 WEEKS AGO by ITW 70 A standalone thriller featuring a “tough-talking, scarred heroine” from the author of the Temperance Brennan series, the basis for the hit TV show Bones. Meet Sunday Night, a woman with physical and psychological scars, and a killer instinct… Sunnie has spent years running from her past, burying secrets and building a life in which she needs no one and feels nothing. But a girl has gone missing, lost in… Read more

Reviews for MATCHUP

MatchUp is getting stellar reviews! Check it out: REVIEW OF MATCHUP POSTED BY ELISE COOPER ON JUN 27, 2017 IN BOOKS, REVIEWS MATCHUP Edited by Lee Child with 22 bestselling thriller authors June 13th, 2017 Simon & Schuster   MATCHUP edited by Lee Child is the sequel to the first anthology, FaceOff, published three years ago. In both cases twenty-two bestselling authors collaborated to write eleven riveting tales. All are members of the International Thriller Writers who donated their stories… Read more

Kathy Reichs: Digging up ‘Bones’

NOVA’s Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Kathy Reichs goes from solving mysteries as a forensic anthropologist to creating mysteries in her Temperance Brennan novels and the TV series “Bones.”  … Read more

Clear your calendar for THE BONE COLLECTION

Mark your calendars, November 1st is coming up fast.  You won’t want to miss this.  Pre-order your copy today! http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/546465/the-bone-collection-by-kathy-reichs/9780399593222/ OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA… Read more


Good News for Temperance Brennan Fans!  The Bone Collection is coming to you this November.   ABOUT THE BONE COLLECTION 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 seriesBones, Kathy Reichs is renowned for chilling suspense and fascinating forensic detail. Now she brings that same artistry to her first volume of collected short fiction. In First Bones, a prequel to… Read more

10,000 Hours. My interview with American University

Read the interview here: http://www.american.edu/americanmagazine/10K-Hours.cfm   As a forensic anthropologist,Kathy Reichs, CAS/BA ’70,studies human skeletons—bones—in hopes of identifying victims and pinpointing their cause of death. After decades at the forefront of a relatively small field, Reichs—inspired by a wealth of intriguing, tragic, and sometimes downright creepy stories—crafted her first novel in 1997. Eighteen books and one long-running television show later, Reichs’s Temperance Brennan protagonist is among the most beloved characters in the world of murder mysteries. 1957 Wrote—by hand—two books,… Read more