Flash and Bones

Flash and Bones

A Novel

Read by: Linda Emond
  • bestseller
Kathy Reichs—#1 New York Times bestselling author and producer of the FOX television hit Bones —returns with a riveting new novel set in Charlotte, North Carolina, featuring forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan.

Kathy Reichs’s trademark blend of forensic descriptions that “chill to the bone” ( Entertainment Weekly ) and breathless suspense have made her books major bestsellers worldwide. Now, she delivers the fourteenth thriller in a “cleverly plotted and expertly maintained series” ( The New York Times Book Review ).

A body is found in a barrel of asphalt next to Lowes Motor Speedway near Charlotte just as 200,000 fans are pouring into town for race week. The next day, a NASCAR crew member shares with Tempe a devastating story. Twelve years earlier his sister, Cyndi Gamble, then a high school senior who wanted to be a professional racecar driver, disappeared along with her boyfriend, Cale Lovette. Lovette kept company with a group of right wing extremists known as the Patriot Posse. Is the body Cyndi’s? Or Cale’s?

At the time of their disappearance, the FBI joined the investigation, but the search was quickly terminated. As Tempe is considering multiple theories, including an FBI cover-up, a surprising, secret substance is found with the body, leaving Tempe to wonder what exactly the government was up to….
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • 7 disks | 
  • ISBN 9781442340510 | 
  • August 2011
List Price $34.99
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Kathy Reichs on FLASH AND BONES audiobook

Bestselling author Kathy Reichs discusses her newest audiobook, FLASH AND BONES; narrator and award-winning actress Linda Emond talks about her experience narrating the audiobook and reads an excerpt.

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Flash and Bones
LOOKING BACK, I THINK OF IT AS RACE WEEK IN THE RAIN. THUN-derboomers almost every day. Sure, it was spring. But these storms were over the top.

In the end, Summer saved my life.

I know. Sounds bizarre.

This is what happened.

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Bloated, dark clouds hung low to the ground, but so far no rain.

Lucky break. I’d spent the... see more

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Kathy Reichs
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Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs, like her character Dr. Temperance Brennan, is a forensic anthropologist, formerly for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in North Carolina and currently for the Laboratoire de sciences judiciaires et de médecine légale for the province of Quebec. A professor in the department of anthropology at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, she is one of only ninety-nine forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. Reichs’s first book, Déjà Dead, catapulted her to fame when it became a New York Times bestseller and won the 1997 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Her latest Temperance Brennan novel, Bones of the Lost, was an instant New York Times bestseller. Her website is KathyReichs.com.

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