Forensic anthropologist who utilized her expertise to create the bestselling crime novel, Break Zero Bone fragments (2006). Her many other novels consist of Loss of life du Jour (1999) and Grave Secrets (2002). She gained a Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology from Northwestern School. She subsequently kept professorships at North Illinois School, the School of Pittsburgh, Concordia School, McGill School, and the School of NEW YORK at Charlotte. She offered on the plank of directors from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. She wedded Paul Reichs in 1968. Jointly, the couple acquired a kid, Brendan, and two daughters, Kerry and Courtney. She became a manufacturer for the favorite television crime play, Bones, which superstars Emily Deschanel.