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Once again the Cohoes Public Library will be offering a Mystery book club for readers! This club is hosted by Anne Marie Koschnick and is free and open to the public. The Mystery Book Club meets on  the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am.


COMING June 21, 2017———-

Be Bad to the Bone with Kathy Reichs

On Jun 21, at 10:30 am, the Mystery Book Club will explore the world of forensic anthropology with Kathy Reichs’ Deja Dead. This is the first book  in the series that introduces Temperance Brennan, one of the few forensic anthropologists in the world. The job is well known to Kathy Reichs since she also holds this honor. If you are a fan of the “Bones” TV series, you may already be familiar with Tempe. Brave to the point of being reckless; smart, observant and intuitive, Tempe pulls no punches as the story follows what may be a serial killer in Montreal, Quebec.

Kathy Reichs was born in Illinois and, like Tempe, attended got her PhD at Northwestern University. As a forensics expert firsthand, she has often looked into the face of normal looking people who have performed horrendous crimes.  She was editing forensics textbooks when she began thinking of writing a book.  Deja Dead came out in 1997 and she has frequently been compared Patricia Cornwell, author of the Kay Scarpetta series.  Like Tempe, she splits her time between Montreal & North Carolina and is fluent in French. Dig into her world at this month’s book club.

Questions regarding the club may be directed to Anne Marie at with “book club” in the subject line.