books about: forensics
Safeword (Power Exchange Book 2)
Voodoo Lily Press, 2013
Everywhere Detective Gavin DeGrassi looks he’s reminded of his attack by the Breath Play Killer. It’s in the house he lives in with his partner and Dom, Ben Haverson. It’s in the sympathetic yet pitying looks he receives from his fellow detectives when he returns to the force after a year-long hiatus. It’s in the suffocating coddling of his entire family, and the relentless reporter demanding an exclusive of his ordeal. Most of all, ...
POSITIVE I.D.: BLIND GIRL'S BLUFF (Bookisode One)
Black Gold Productions, 2014
The brainchild of veteran screenwriter, Warren Thomas, co-creator of such blockbuster films as Swordfish and Hitman, Positive I.D. is an entertainment first: a TV series designed to be read, not watched. Blind Girl’s Bluff, the premier “bookisode” (think episode) introduces gutsy Lyra Cole, a forensic sketch artist who will stop at nothing to catch a psycho rapist who thinks he’s gotten away with his brutal assault - - beating and ...
Forensic Art and Illustration
Karen T. Taylor
As the number of stranger-on-stranger crimes increases, solving these crimes becomes more challenging. Forensic illustration has become increasingly important as a tool in identifying both perpetrators and victims. Now a leading forensic artist, who has taught this subject at law enforcement academies, schools, and universities internationally, offers readers the benefit of her extensive knowledge and experience. Forensic Art and Illustration is ...
Practical Homicide Investigation: Checklist and Field Guide (Practical Aspects of Criminal & Forensic ...
Vernon J. Geberth
This practical how-to guide contains many of the checklists from Practical Homicide Investigation, Third Edition that lead you step-by-step through procedures, tactics, and forensic techniques used in sudden death and violent death investigations. Using these checklists will ensure that a proper and complete investigation is undertaken at the death scene. Many times, officers in the field come across evidence that they don't know how to ...
It Happened to Audrey: A Terrifying Journey From Loving Mom to Accused Baby Killer
Titletown Publishing, LLC, 2012
Audrey Edmunds was a happily married young mother of two with a baby on the way; the neighborhood soccer mom in a small Wisconsin town providing casual childcare when the unthinkable happened. An infant died in her care at the same time the unknown science of Shaken Baby Syndrome hit the media.Swept up in a media frenzy,Edmunds was accused of killing the child through SBS. She was stripped from her children and husband and sent to prison where ...
The Camera Guy
Life was not easy for Forensic Investigator Bill Walters. His ability to see the spirits of the victims at his crime scenes gave him an edge, but it kept him isolated from his fellow Officers and gave him the reputation of being a 'Nutbar' on the force. Bill could live with this. He could even live with the family of ghosts that haunted his apartment, the loss of his friends and religion and the estrangement of his daughter, Eryn. What Bill ...
The Truth Seeker: O'Malley Series, Book 3
Recorded Books, 2005
Women are turning up dead. And Lisa O'Malley digging into a crime means trouble is soon to follow. She's a forensic pathologist and mysteries are her domain. Audio book number three in the O'Malley series brings back Lisa O'Malley and U.S. Marshal Quinn Diamond from The Guardian in a tense investigative thriller. She's not a believer, and her journey toward faith is a fascinating look at how a forensic pathologist views the Resurrection. Quinn ...
Walk Of Death: A Forensic Novel
Center Hill Publishing Company, 2014
In the spring of 1997, two rural Tennessee addicts find themselves under investigation for dealing crystal meth. Together, they concoct an ill-conceived plan to outrun the law, letting nothing stand in their way. Murder, insurance fraud and switched identities are only the beginning of a cat and mouse mystery that leaves an unidentified muder victim in their wake. As the case goes unsolved, Dr. Chris Walsh, Chief Forensics Odontologist of the ...
Less than Dead (Bug Man Series #4)
Some secrets just won't stay buried. When strange bones surface on a U.S. senator's property, the FBI enlists forensic entomologist Nick Polchak to investigate the forgotten graveyard. Polchak's orders are simple: figure out the mess. But Polchak, known as the "Bug Man" because of his knowledge of insects and their interaction with the dead, senses darker secrets buried beneath the soil. Secrets that could derail the senator's ...
Portraits of Guilt
Inside the investigations of the deadly crimes that have shocked our nation - the Polly Klaas kidnapping, Susan Smith's drownings of her own children, the Oklahoma City bombing - one woman is the investigative world's secret weapon. You've seen her work: it was her composite drawing that revealed the face of the Unabomber, her hand that put a profile on Oklahoma City's John Doe II, her "dead ringers" that led to resolutions of those and other ...
Shoofly Pie & Chop Shop: 2 Bugman Novels in 1
Howard Books, 2009
In 2003, the Shoofly Pie introduced an intriguing and unique detective: forensic entomologist Nick Polchak. So popular did Polchak become that author Tim Downs has now published five Bug Man novels. And now for the first time: the first two Bug Man novels under one cover. Shoofly Pie Within minutes of a murder, the first fly arrives at the scene. Soon there are hundreds, then thousands, and each one knows the victim's story... ...
Alienation of Affection
This forensic psychological mystery goes to the heart of child alienation. When seasoned forensic psychologist Dr. Calder Miro agreed to help his friend, homicide detective Kenilworth Brown, investigate the apparent murder of another psychologist, he didn't expect to find himself confronting a past high-conflict divorce case. It was a case that still troubled him, one in which the murder victim had been on the opposing side. Alienation of ...
Deep into Dusk (A Gabriel McRay novel Book 2)
Follow Your Dreams Productions, 2013
In this second installment of the pulse-pounding series, Detective Gabriel McRay is once again forced to face his inner demons. From the enclaves of the super rich to the kinky underbelly of Los Angeles, women are turning up dead and Gabriel is determined to hunt down the killer. His one and only witness is the beautiful Tara Samuels. Blinded by his own sympathy and desire for her, Gabriel soon realizes Tara is not the fragile victim he thinks ...
Centaur of the Crime: Book One of 'Fantasy and Forensics' (Fantasy & Forensics 1)
Banty Hen Publishing, 2014
C.S. Lewis meets CSI… when Amazon Bestselling author Michael Angel presents a brand new fantasy series: ‘Fantasy & Forensics’. She’s the LAPD’s best corpse-kicker. Dayna Chrissie, LAPD’s leading Crime Scene Analyst, enjoys nothing more than finding the one clue that can solve a crime. The day she finds a golden medallion on a body that's been dumped at a downtown construction site, she doesn't think it’s that out of the ...
One Grave Less: A Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation
Forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon has tried to put the past behind her, establishing herself as head of the River Trail Museum of Natural History. Late one night at the museum, Diane hears terrified cries and finds an injured man-a former coworker from her time as a human rights activist in South America. Left with a body, a bone, and a cryptic message, Diane has to dig back into her past with World Account International, before the next ...
Bloody Lies: A CSI Scandal in the Heartland (True Crime History)
Kent State University Press, 2014
The remote farming community of Murdock, Nebraska, seemed to be the least likely setting for one of the heartland’s most ruthless and bloody double murders in decades. In fact, the little town had gone more than a century without a single homicide. But on the night of Easter 2006, Wayne and Sharmon Stock were brutally murdered in their home. The murders garnered sensational frontpage headlines and drew immediate statewide attention. ...
Dead Burn (Emily Stone Series Book 4)
JEC Press, 2013
2013 GOLD MEDAL WINNER for ACTION - International Book Awards Readers' Favorite 2013 BEST COVER Award Winner for CRIME – Venture Galleries Terrified California residents face the shocking dilemma of yet another serial killer roaming freely in their neighborhoods. However, this time it is an evolving serial killer anomaly that relentlessly searches for, hunts down, and ingeniously traps his victims before unleashing his fiery rage. ...
Chain of Evidence
Intrigue Publishing, 2013
They say the evidence never lies, but don’t tell that to Moby Truax. He’ll tell you the evidence could be allowing a killer of women to roam the streets of Baltimore. The evidence is consistent—apparently random female victims, each killed the same way with an identical concentration of cyanide. But Detective-Sergeant Moby Truax, a financially strapped cop nearing the end of his career, sees that the profile of the recent victims ...
Chop Shop (Bug Man Series #2)
Intern forensic pathologist Dr. Riley McKay has noticed irregularities in autopsies at the Allegheny County Coroner's lab. Suspecting foul play, she seeks help from Dr. Nick Polchak, the "bug man" renowned for his ability to solve murders by analyzing the insects on victim's bodies. Nick and Riley uncover a sinister link between the lab's director and PharmaGen, a start-up drug company specializing in genetic research. They also discover that ...
The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience
Oxford University Press, USA, 2013
For young gay men who came of age in the United States in the 1980s, the HIV/AIDS epidemic was a formative experience in fear, hardship, and loss. Those who were diagnosed before 1996 suffered an exceptionally high rate of mortality, and the survivors -- both the infected individuals and those close to them -- today constitute a "bravest generation" in American history. The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience examines the ...
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