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Howdunit: Forensics: A Guide for Writers

At a Glance

  • Provides real-life examples of forensic evidence
  • Details the procedures used in crime scene investigations
  • Compiles all the resources writers need to make a story realistic

Write your way around a crime scene with award-winning author and TV show consultant D.P. Lyle, M.D. who offers an insider's view of each area of forensics-from the crime scene to the autopsy and everything in between. Written specifically for writers, this book provides detailed information to make a story realistic and believable including:

  • What a dead body reveals including the cause and manner of death.
  • Procedures used to preserve a crime scene and the evidence gathered there such as bloodstains, document tampering, tire impressions, and more.
  • Real-life cases and the role forensic evidence played in solving the crimes.
  • A breakdown of the forensics system from its history and organization to standard evidence classification and collection methods.

Save yourself valuable writing time by sidestepping the checking and reading of numerous resources! This one book contains all the information and answers you're searching for.

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Meet the Author: D.P. Lyle

D. P. Lyle, M.D. is the Edgar Award nominated author of Murder and Mayhem and Forensics for Dummies. He has worked as a consultant the writers and producers of Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Monk, and House.

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