Temperance Brennan Series

20 primary works • 25 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 fore…

Book 0.5

First Bones
4.10
· 420 Ratings · 18 Reviews · published 2020 · 2 editions
An e-novella by #1 New York Times bestselling auth…
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Book 1

Déjà Dead
3.87
· 137496 Ratings · 3897 Reviews · published 1997 · 115 editions
Her life is devoted to justice; for those she neve…
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Book 2

Death du Jour
3.96
· 43316 Ratings · 1518 Reviews · published 1999 · 92 editions
Assaulted by the bitter cold of a Montreal winter,…
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Book 3

Deadly Decisions
3.95
· 32223 Ratings · 1112 Reviews · published 2000 · 95 editions
Nine-year-old Emily Anne Toussaint is fatally shot…
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Book 4

Fatal Voyage
4.04
· 46971 Ratings · 1184 Reviews · published 2001 · 83 editions
Investigating a plane crash in the Smoky Mountains…
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Book 5

Grave Secrets
3.98
· 31310 Ratings · 950 Reviews · published 2002 · 81 editions
In the searing heat of Guatemala, Dr Temperance Br…
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Book 6

Bare Bones
3.97
· 36168 Ratings · 1020 Reviews · published 2003 · 80 editions
It's a summer of sizzling heat in Charlotte where …
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Book 7

Monday Mourning
4.03
· 31699 Ratings · 860 Reviews · published 2004 · 76 editions

The secrets of the dead are in her hands.


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Book 8

Cross Bones
3.89
· 26085 Ratings · 1072 Reviews · published 2005 · 75 editions
The key to a modern murder lies in the sands of hi…
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Book 9

Break No Bones
3.96
· 27728 Ratings · 1023 Reviews · published 2006 · 73 editions
Following the tremendous success of "Cross Bones, …
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Book 10

Bones to Ashes
3.94
· 27940 Ratings · 1249 Reviews · published 2007 · 80 editions
For Temperance Brennan the discovery of a young gi…
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Book 11

Devil Bones
3.91
· 26737 Ratings · 1194 Reviews · published 2008 · 63 editions
In a house under renovation, a plumber uncovers a …
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Book 12

206 Bones
3.94
· 25080 Ratings · 1320 Reviews · published 2009 · 21 editions
The #1 New York Times bestselling author and produ…
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Book 13

Spider Bones
3.93
· 23473 Ratings · 1359 Reviews · published 2010 · 70 editions
Kathy Reichs—#1 New York Times bestselling author …
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Book 14

Flash and Bones
3.88
· 21417 Ratings · 1322 Reviews · published 2011 · 57 editions
FLASH! Illuminated by lightning, a lifeless human …
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Book 15

Bones Are Forever
3.90
· 20058 Ratings · 1407 Reviews · published 2012 · 58 editions
A riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist…
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Book 15.5

Bones in Her Pocket
3.98
· 5061 Ratings · 282 Reviews · published 2013 · 9 editions
Dr Temperance Brennan is in unfamiliar territory a…
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Book 16

Bones of the Lost
3.88
· 14487 Ratings · 1227 Reviews · published 2013 · 47 editions
When Charlotte police discover the body of a teena…
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Book 16.5

Swamp Bones
3.97
· 4777 Ratings · 326 Reviews · published 2014 · 12 editions
Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns…
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Book 17

Bones Never Lie
4.01
· 15762 Ratings · 1534 Reviews · published 2014 · 56 editions
In the acclaimed author’s thrilling new novel, Bre…
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Book 17.5

Bones on Ice
4.04
· 5071 Ratings · 355 Reviews · published 2015 · 13 editions
A new, exclusive straight-to-digital Temperance Br…
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Book 18

Speaking in Bones
3.93
· 14754 Ratings · 1378 Reviews · published 2015 · 59 editions
The latest blockbuster suspense novel in the pulse…
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Book 19

A Conspiracy of Bones
3.73
· 7336 Ratings · 985 Reviews · published 2020 · 5 editions
#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs …
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Book 20

The Bone Code
3.82
· 17 Ratings · expected publication 2021 · 11 editions
#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs …
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Book 0.5, 15.5, 16.5, & 17.5

The Bone Collection: Four Novellas
4.10
· 3321 Ratings · 346 Reviews · published 2016 · 9 editions
A collection of pulse-pounding tales featuring for…
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