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Currently reading: Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime

Val McDermid

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2017-11-01 to 2017-12-31

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Murder by Death
GAH! My life has been riddled with typos the last couple of days. You should see what happens when I'm using the voice recognition software - it is capable of some outstanding...
lol...I was confused until I realized it was a typo. Yes, I'm thinking of taking a peak at the introduction/first chapter tonight.
Murder by Death
Woo hoo! *Start* (thanks Tannat!) day has arrived! Hope we all enjoy this one; I'm looking forward to the discussions!
Murder by Death
General chat about the book in this thread; I've created three other threads for specific discussion by chapters.
Murder by Death
Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime - Val McDermid Reading start: 2017-11-01 Reading finish: 2017-12-31


Reading progress update: I've read 137 out of 320 pages.
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Sigh. I'd been interested in this book because I'd been wondering whether McDermid, with her background in journalism and crime fiction -- but not science -- had really, actu...
Flat Book Society Reading Progress Update: I've read 161 out of 320 pages.
JL's Bibliomania
While the Flat Book Society Read of Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime - Val McDermid officially starts today, I started the audiobook a wee...
Reading progress update: Chapters 1 & 2
I need to stop here for the time being. It took me all of chapter 1 to get used to McDermid's style in this book, which I can only describe as a mix of her prose and what I...
The Flat Book Society - Group read of Forensics begins today!!
Murder by Death
Woo hoo! I've been dying to start this one and in a fit of perfect timing, finished my currently reading book last night. AND my normal Thursday coffee klatch was cancelled ...
Flat Book Society: Forensics
Hooray! I have been looking forward to this book ever since I got it at the Bloody Scotland book festival last year. I may not take this on the plane tomorrow - I cherish ...


Forensics: The Anatomy of a Crime
Murder by Death
I have so many thoughts about this book and they're scattered all over the joint. It occurred to me as I finally finished reading it that we sometimes come at books in muc...
Investigative Journalism and True Crime Writing Masquerading as Science
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
I had long rants going through my head on pretty much every page of this book while I was reading, but bottom line, it just doesn't deserve the attention of my detailing them....
Forensics by Val McDermid
Elentarri's Book Blog
TITLE: Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime AUTHOR: Val McDermid DATE PUBLISHED: 2014 FORMAT: e-book ISBN-13: 978 184765 9903 _________________________ Forensics by Va...
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
If we presented Michael Faraday or Paracelsus with the scientific evidence our courts now take for granted, it would seem like magic to those most rigorous of researchers. And...

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