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Bone Chatter

Advantages: Warmth & depth of characters, confidently & intelligently written, engaging, detailed
Disadvantages: Some may find it a bit convoluted

...As a big fan of Reichs, I was giddily excited when I came across this in the library as I find it rare now to come across something I haven’t already read. Speaking In Bones is true to form, being an engrossing, detailed and intelligent read that I would ...

gothic_moon 22.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Speaking In Bones - Kathy Reichs

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Tempe Brennan and the Lucky Strike

Advantages: Good solid crime-solving stuff
Disadvantages: None

Sometimes you really do need to start at the beginning of a series to get into it. And sometimes it doesn't matter a jot. Kathy Reichs' Tempe Brennan novels fall into the latter category. There's a bit of a back-story in there, but let's be honest, it' ...

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The First Reichs

Advantages: Compelling, well written, a great read
Disadvantages: May give you nightmares!

Ciao is a site whose main purpose is to advise potential consumers as to which products are worth buying. I have heard several people declare they have never bought anything as a response to reading reviews here! Well, I regularly do. A well written revie ...

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Review of Deja Dead - Kathy Reichs

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An Early Intro To Death

Advantages: Brilliantly written as expected from Reichs, gripping, original to read & intelligent
Disadvantages: An earlier book that didn't set up as a premise too well for later novels

I've read and reviewed a few Kathy Reichs novels now and would consider myself a fan, so I was looking forward to this. Whilst this is a stand-alone book, meaning you can read it without having read any of her work before, there is a history that follows ...

gothic_moon 03.01.2011 · Read full review
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Brilliant Read, very exciting

Advantages: Keeps the reader hooked
Disadvantages: Lots of jargon which sometimes seems pointless

After having watched the first 2 series of ‘Bones’ and really enjoying them, I thought I would read one of Kathy Reichs’ books to see what that was like in comparison. In the beginning I found that it was very different to the TV series and wasn’t sure th ...

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