Author(s): Kathy Reichs
THE #1 "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER Producer of the FOX television hit "Bones "KATHY REICHS accelerates the suspense in NASCAR country, where Dr. Temperance Brennan reignites a stalled federal case with explosive forensic clues--to murder. "She lived for speed--and vanished without a trace. . . ." As 200,000 fans pour into town for Race Week, a body is found in a metal drum near Charlotte Motor Speedway--a discovery that has NASCAR crewman Wayne Gamble urgently seeking out Tempe at the Mecklenburg County ME's office: twelve years ago, his sister, Cindi, then a high school senior and aspiring professional race car driver, disappeared along with her boyfriend, Cale Lovette, who was linked to a group of right-wing extremists. The FBI joined the investigation, but it was soon terminated. Is the body Cindi's? Or Cale's? Tests reveal that a toxic substance was in the drum with the body--just as another disappearance occurs. Who is orchestrating the mayhem behind the scenes at NASCAR--and what government secrets might have been buried more than a decade ago?
"I love a good mystery and have been fascinated by forensic science long before starting work on the show "Bones". So I am a big fan of Kathy's books. I love the character of Temperance Brennan, her strong spirit and intelligence, and the humor in the book series."--Emily Deschanel
Kathy Reichs is a producer of the Fox television hit "Bones." She is a board-certified forensic anthropologist for the Laboratoire de Sciences Judiciaires et de Medecine Legale for the province of Quebec, a position she also held at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, State of North Carolina. Her debut novel, "Deja Dead," brought her fame when it became a "New York Times" bestseller, a #1 international bestseller, and winner of the 1997 Ellis Award for Best First Novel. Visit KathyReichs.com.