Preorder a Copy of Kathy Reich's The Bone Code with Signed Bookplate

The Bone Code : Celebrate the 20th Tempe Brennan novel from Kathy Reichs, the series that inspired the popular Bones TV series. The Bone Code is released 7/6/21.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her twentieth gripping novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events.

“Over the course of twenty books, Kathy Reichs and Tempe Brennan have thrilled readers with pacey, mazey tales grounded in real science, with plots springing from the author's prodigious knowledge and passion for truth and justice.  We readers are truly grateful—and looking forward to the next twenty!”—Ian Rankin, New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus novels

Pre-order from Malaprop's to receive a signed (bookplate autograph) copy of The Bone Code AND a limited edition Bone Pen!

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Kathy Reichs’s first novel Déjà Dead, published in 1997, won the Ellis Award for Best First Novel and was an international bestseller. The Bone Code is Kathy’s twentieth entry in her series featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. Kathy was also a producer of Fox Television’s longest running scripted drama, Bones, which is based on her work and her novels. One of very few forensic anthropologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, Kathy divides her time between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Montreal, Québec. 

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ISBN: 9781982139964
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2021