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Kirkus Reviews In this third Virals thriller, the focus is on Tory Brennan (niece of Temperance Brennan, hero of Reichs’ Bones books for adults) and her friends as they continue to explore their special wolf powers, acquired by accident but growing stronger every day. Tory would like nothing better than to spend time with her friends […]

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Tory Brennan, the great-niece of Dr. Tempe Brennan, and the Virals return for a third thrilling adventure on Loggerhead Island. The Virals are put to the ultimate test when they find a geocache containing an ornate puzzle box. Shelton decodes the cipher inside, only to find more tantalizing clues left by “The Gamemaster”. A second, […]

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‘Virals’ ratchets up the thrill-o-meter by Susan Carpenter for The Los Angeles Times After 13 books that have netted her as many bestsellers and a hit TV show that is now in its fifth season, “Bones” author Kathy Reichs once again gets forensic with her latest, only this time the book is for young adults. Lucky […]

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SNAP. The rush was electric, like grabbing the third rail in a subway tunnel. My blood raced, molten lead careening through scorched veins. Pain. Disorientation. Then power. Limitless power. Visceral power. Sweat exploded from every pore. My irises sparked, flashed golden. Glowing yellow disks encircled bottomless, inky-black pupils. The world sharpened to a laser-fine crispness. […]

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‘Seizure’ is exciting young adult reading by Mike Whitmer for The Deseret News Tory Brennan and her four Virals pack members are back for another challenge. Endowed with super abilities from a rogue virus, the five adventurers are on a quest for a lost pirate treasure, but they aren’t alone in the search. Author Kathy Reichs, creator of the “Bones” TV show, delivers another […]

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Ever since Tory Brennan and her friends rescued Cooper, a kidnapped wolf pup with a rare strain of canine parvovirus, they’ve turned from regular kids into a crime-solving pack! But now the very place that brought them together – the Loggerhead Island Research Institute – is out of funding and will have to shut down. […]

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Adventure has always been in fourteen-year-old Tory Brennan’s blood. After all, she is the niece of world-famous forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. So when she moves to middle of nowhere Morris Island, South Carolina, to live with a marine biologist dad she’s never known, Tory does the best she can to adjust to her new life. […]

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A gunshot is the loudest sound in the universe. Especially if the bullet is coming at you. Crack! Crack! Bullets slashed the forest canopy. Overhead, monkeys screeched and scattered. Down below, I ran. Heedless, legs hammering, I pounded through the undergrowth. Mind blank. Terrified. Find the path! Shapes zoomed by in the black. Trees. Bushes. Startled creatures. Gun-toting […]

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