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Deja Dead

Reichs, Kathy

Book - 1997
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Deja Dead

Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1997
ISBN: 0684841177
Characteristics: 411 p. :,map ;,25 cm


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Dec 11, 2013
  • Anneatthelibrary rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great start to a very interesting series. I like the characters and can get a good visualization of the story as it goes along.

Jun 04, 2013
  • mrr5745 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Amazing book. Enough to get me hooked on reading all of the "Bones" books, and watching the TV show! It's so rare to find a good mix of accurate medical information combined with an exciting, suspenseful story line. 5+ stars!!!

Aug 19, 2012
  • Carmine1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good suspense, a little hard to get into at first with the medical detail but once the story started flowing it was hard to put down.

Jul 03, 2012
  • shizuku_san rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

It always amazes me that books with writing this terrible become bestsellers. It's loaded with mixed metaphors and unnecessary verbiage. The characters are flat and not sympathetic. It's not even suspenseful until around page 350 (after that I just skimmed over the bad writing to see what happened). There's not very much in the way of forensics a la the TV show, either. Skip this one, it's not worth your time.

Jun 20, 2012
  • candot rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good thriller. There is some science as the author is a forensic anthropologist and she knows her stuff, it's interesting. Keeps you on the edge of your seat and making sure your door to the outside is locked. Some interesting thoughts about murder and victimization of women in our world. Also interesting how she wants to identify the murdered dead women and let them RIP.

Mar 08, 2012
  • khuntley rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good book. Likely to keep you up at night- either reading, thinking, or inspecting dark corners in your bedroom.
As the book is in Quebec, there's a little bit of Canadian French interspersed, most of which is translated, but I had a bit of trouble remembering some of the phrases.

Oct 26, 2011
  • melissajayne80 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I read this book a few years ago because I had started to watch the show Bones and found out that there were a series of books that had the same female character and was intrigued. I read it and enjoyed it immensely, not only because it was a good story, but that it was set in a city that I was somewhat familiar with. And when I picked it up again this time around, I wasn't disappointed. In fact, I probably enjoyed the book more this time because I was able to catch details that I hadn't caught before. If you enjoy suspense type books and if you like the TV series Bones, you probably will enjoy the book. It should be noted that the book doesn't at all resemble the show.

Aug 08, 2011
  • purplebrickroad rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A book with many twists and turns, Déjà Dead keeps you guessing until the end. The science behind the book was detailed and added an authentic feel, and the way the plot develops is nearly seamless. A heavy read, but worth finishing.

Apr 02, 2011


Jul 28, 2010
  • Chrisinab rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed the book. I have to admit there were times where I had to reread some of the paragraphs relating to the scientific references. Not a knock against the author, just my inability to follow along with the technical info. Kept me guessing to the end.


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Oct 31, 2009

A forensic anthropologist searches for the truth behind a series of brutal rapes and murders and soon becomes a target herself.


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The first Temperance Brennan novel. Author Kathy Reichs is a forensic anthropologist.


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