This sub-genre of Mystery centers around the scientific methods of solving a crime, be it hand-writing analysis or body decomposition. Because of the gory nature of the investigation method, i.e., cutting up bodies, Forensic Mysteries are not for the faint of heart and sometimes feature stomach-turning details.
Bone Hunter - Sarah Andrew
Call Number: MYS/AND
When her host is stabbed to death by a dinosaur bone, forensic geologist Emily Hansen investigates to uncover dangerous doings at a paleontology conference.
Carved in Bone - Jefferson Bass
Call Number: FIC/BAS
Dr. Bill Brockton, founder of the Body Farm, the only laboratory devoted to the study of human decomposition, discovers an almost perfectly preserved mummy in Tennessee.
Trace Evidence - Elizabeth Becka
Call Number: FIC/BEC
Forensics investigator Evelyn James searches for a killer responsible for several murders in which young women are forcibly drowned with their feet chained and sunk in cement.
Written in Bone - Simon Beckett
Call Number: FIC/BEC
When the body of a young woman is found incinerated, authorities suspect a case of spontaneous human combustion, until forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter uncovers evidence of murder.
Questionable Remains - Beverly Conner
Call Number: FIC/CON
Lindsay Chamberlain, who specializes in the forensic analysis of bones, investigates the deaths of three cavers, and is plunged into a series of events that may mean her own death.
Skeleton Dance - Aaron Elkins
Call Number: MYS/ELK
Located in a small French village, the Institut de Prehistoire is taxed to its limits when a dog uncovers some suspicious skeletal remains and fresh bodies begin piling up.
Amnesia - G.H. Ephron
Call Number: MYS/EPH
Forensic psychologist Dr. Peter Zak attempts to separate truth from fantasy as an amnesiac woman who was shot and left for dead begins to remember details of the crime.
Still Waters - Nigel McCrery
Call Number: MYS/MCC
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Lapslie and Sergeant Emma Bradbury work a case involving a potential serial killer who cut off the finger tips of the victim's right hand.
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