Talking with Authors: Kathy Reichs, A Conspiracy of Bones
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: Best-selling author Kathy Reichs discusses the latest in her series of novels about the adventures of Dr. Temperance Brennan, who like the author, is a forensic anthropologist. In her new book, A Conspiracy of Bones, Brennan tried to solve the case of human remains with no face, hands or teeth. It leads her on a dangerous trip through the dark web to reveal an even darker truth.

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Literature-94**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • How does one research topics that Ms. Reichs has written about? Examine more of the Dr. Temperance Brennan series mentioned in this video and explore how they were formulated.
  • Provide the video to students who like books by this author and/or enjoy reading books of the same genre.


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

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