books about: forensics
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 ...
Three Bodies Burning: The Anatomy of an Investigation into Murder, Money, and Mexican Marijuana
A haunting triple murder... the inside story of the investigation. When two worlds collide—the illegal transportation of tons of Mexican cartel marijuana to inner city gang members in a Midwestern city’s “hood”—three bodies end up burning, caught in a web of greed as a major international drug deal goes very bad. The chilling trail of evidence from a remote wooded area where three bodies are set on fire leads homicide detectives across ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Less than Dead: A Bug Man Novel
Dogs have long been man’s best friend, but the Bug Man’s friends is a rare breed . . . the cadaver dog. All roads lead to the White House for John Henry Braden, the charismatic senator from Virginia aristocracy whose beautiful wife Victoria is the talk of Washington and the crown jewel of Endor, her backwoods Virginia hometown. But when bodies turn up on Braden’s property—the site of a multimillion dollar construction project ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Love at the Speed of Email
Karinya Publishing, 2012
A Writer’s Digest Award-Winning Memoir They have exchanged dozens of letters but never talked or met. They are separated by thousands of miles. Can two humanitarian workers defy the uncertainties of distance to find love? Lisa has turned her globe-trotting childhood and forensic psychology training into a successful career as a stress management trainer for humanitarian aid workers. She lives in Los Angeles, travels the world, and her ...
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 ...
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... ...
The Vampire Next Door (Lg Print)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
John Crutchley seemed to be living the American Dream. Good-looking and blessed with a genius level IQ, he had a prestigious, white-collar job at a prominent government defense contractor, where he held top secret security clearance and handled projects for NASA and the Pentagon. To all outward appearances, he was a hard-working, successful family man with a lavish new house, a devoted wife, and a healthy young son. But, he concealed a ...
A Prison of Lies: A Journey Through Madness
Almost without his notice, Tom had slipped from childhood through adolescence and then into young adulthood woefully unprepared for that transition. Both his childhood and his adolescence had been hells of isolation and rejection. And there had been no emotional support at home either. His only tranquility had been the wilderness, to which he escaped whenever possible. But that was only the set up for the real hell which was to follow, ...
Hard Drive: A Family's Fight Against Three Countries
Morgan James Publishing
On June 24, 2012, Dr. Shane Truman Todd, a young American engineer, was found hanging in his Singapore apartment, just a week before his scheduled return to the United States. Although Shane had repeatedly expressed apprehension about his work with a Chinese company and fear his life was being threatened, authorities immediately ruled his death a suicide. His family initially didn’t know what to believe. However, upon arriving in Singapore, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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