Temperance Brennan Series

19 primary works • 23 total works
Dr. Temperance "Tempe" Brennan is a forensic anthropologist, who investigates human remains at crime scenes where the flesh is too degraded for a coroner to obtain evidence (victims of arson, mutilation, advanced decomposition, etc.). Tempe is first introduced in Déjà Dead. She is a native of the Carolinas and one of only fifty board-certified for…

Book 1

Déjà Dead
3.87
· 119456 Ratings · 3453 Reviews · published 1997 · 49 editions
Her life is devoted to justice; for those she nev…
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Book 2

Death du Jour
3.96
· 34322 Ratings · 1322 Reviews · published 1999 · 86 editions
Assaulted by the bitter cold of a Montreal winter…
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Book 3

Deadly Decisions
3.94
· 27554 Ratings · 937 Reviews · published 2000 · 4 editions
Nine-year-old Emily Anne Toussaint is fatally sho…
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Book 4

Fatal Voyage
4.04
· 42881 Ratings · 1020 Reviews · published 2001 · 6 editions
Investigating a plane crash in the Smoky Mountain…
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Book 5

Grave Secrets
3.98
· 27060 Ratings · 818 Reviews · published 2002 · 5 editions
In the searing heat of Guatemala, Dr Temperance B…
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Book 6

Bare Bones
3.96
· 32000 Ratings · 893 Reviews · published 2003 · 5 editions
It's a summer of sizzling heat in Charlotte where…
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Book 7

Monday Mourning
4.03
· 27604 Ratings · 775 Reviews · published 2004 · 5 editions

The secrets of the dead are in her hands.


The…
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Book 8

Cross Bones
3.87
· 22313 Ratings · 965 Reviews · published 2005 · 4 editions
The key to a modern murder lies in the sands of h…
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Book 9

Break No Bones
3.96
· 23915 Ratings · 941 Reviews · published 2006 · 5 editions
Following the tremendous success of "Cross Bones,…
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Book 10

Bones to Ashes
3.93
· 24266 Ratings · 1167 Reviews · published 2007 · 75 editions
For Temperance Brennan the discovery of a young g…
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Book 11

Devil Bones
3.90
· 23095 Ratings · 1115 Reviews · published 2008 · 62 editions
In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a…
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Book 12

206 Bones
3.92
· 21371 Ratings · 1225 Reviews · published 2009 · 59 editions
The #1 New York Times bestselling author and prod…
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Book 13

Spider Bones
3.91
· 19992 Ratings · 1281 Reviews · published 2010 · 64 editions
Kathy Reichs—#1 New York Times bestselling author…
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Book 14

Flash and Bones
3.87
· 18078 Ratings · 1237 Reviews · published 2011 · 51 editions
FLASH! Illuminated by lightning, a lifeless human…
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Book 15

Bones Are Forever
3.87
· 16623 Ratings · 1348 Reviews · published 2012 · 51 editions
A riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologis…
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Book 15.5

Bones in Her Pocket
3.98
· 4486 Ratings · 258 Reviews · published 2013 · 9 editions
Dr Temperance Brennan is in unfamiliar territory…
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Book 16

Bones of the Lost
3.86
· 12915 Ratings · 1157 Reviews · published 2013 · 4 editions
When Charlotte police discover the body of a teen…
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Book 16.5

Swamp Bones
3.95
· 4135 Ratings · 286 Reviews · published 2014 · 12 editions
Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan return…
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Book 17

Bones Never Lie
4.00
· 13857 Ratings · 1428 Reviews · published 2014 · 53 editions
In the acclaimed author’s thrilling new novel, Br…
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Book 17.5

Bones on Ice
4.03
· 4230 Ratings · 302 Reviews · published 2015 · 12 editions
Featuring a preview of the highly anticipated new…
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Book 18

Speaking in Bones
3.91
· 12467 Ratings · 1228 Reviews · published 2015 · 53 editions
The latest blockbuster suspense novel in the puls…
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Book 19

A Conspiracy of Bones
4.02
· 49 Ratings · 2 Reviews · 14 editions
Cancelled by the publisher.
To my dear readers,

As…
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Book 0.5, 15.5, 16.5, & 17.5

The Bone Collection: Four Novellas
4.08
· 2464 Ratings · 278 Reviews · published 2016 · 20 editions
A collection of pulse-pounding tales featuring fo…
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