Kathy Reichs: The Bone Collection (USA 2016)
From the Publisher:
In First Bones, a prequel to Reichs's first novel, Déjà Dead, she at last reveals the tale of how Tempe became a forensic anthropologist. In this never-before-published story, Tempe recalls the case that lured her from a promising career in academia into the grim but addictive world of criminal investigation. (It all began with a visit from a pair of detectives -- and a John Doe recovered from an arson scene in a trailer.) The collection is rounded out with three more stories that take Tempe from the low country of the Florida Everglades, where she makes a grisly discovery in the stomach of an eighteen-foot Burmese python, to the heights of Mount Everest, where a frozen corpse is unearthed. No matter where she goes, Tempe's cases make for the most gripping reading.
Kathy Reichs: The Bone Collection. Four Novellas. First Bones - Bones in Her Pockets - Swamp Bones - Bones on Ice. Bantam Books, ISBN: 9780399593222 (November, 2016), 400 p., $9.99, eBook $9.99.