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Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs

Kathy Reichs was born on 7 July 1948. I was delighted to meet her when she attended the Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival. She is an American writer of incredibly successful and popular crime novels, as well as being a practicing forensic anthropologist  and academic. She is a busy woman dividing her work time between the Laboratoire …

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Torment of Others by Val McDermid

Val McDermid is a Scottish author who read English at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, England.  She was accepted at 17, one of the youngest undergraduates they have ever taken on, and the first from a Scottish state school. It should therefore come as no surprise that she is an excellent writer.  This story was very well …

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Virals by Kathy Reichs

Dr. Kathy Reichs is a fascinating person.  She is one of only eighty-two forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. She served on the Board of Directors and as Vice President of both the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, and is currently a member …

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