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  Cover Art: Origin: a Novel Abu-Jaber, Diana
Origin: a Novel
Lena is a fingerprint expert at a crime lab in the small city of Syracuse. During one snowy, frigid winter, Lena's routine is broken by a series of crib deaths. Soon the deaths draw the attention of the police and the national media. Could the improbable deaths of a half-dozen babies be somehow connected to her own improbable survival?
Adult Fiction Book ABU-JAB
  Cover Art: Remains Silent Baden, Michael M.
Remains Silent
Dr. Jake Rosen, deputy chief medical examiner for New York City, gets a call from his beloved mentor, a retired medical examiner, who has just been handed a pile of bones dug up in an excavation for a new mall. They suspect the bones are from a closed psychiatric facility nearby.
Adult Mystery Book BADEN
  Cover Art: Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel Bass, Jefferson
Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel
Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton must defend himself against a charge of murder. When the mummified body of a woman is found in a cave in Tennessee, Brockton is stymied. After a second body turns up, Brockton finds himself a suspect.
Adult Mystery Book BASS
  Cover Art: Lazybones Billingham, Mark
When Detective Inspector Tom Thorne of the London Metropolitan Police Service find the body of a strangled and sexually violated male in a cheap hotel room, Thorne quickly learns that the victim was a convicted rapist. When a second recently released rapist is also murdered in a similar fashion, it's likely there is a serial killer bent on revenge.
Adult Mystery Book BILLINGHA
  Cover Art: Trail of Blood Black, Lisa
Trail of Blood
Forensic scientist Theresa MacLean investigates a crime spree from Cleveland's past when the bodies of recent murder victims show up bearing the hallmarks of an uncaught serial killer who had terrorized the city seventy-five years prior.
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  Cover Art: The Black List Burcell, Robin.
The Black List
FBI Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick is called in to lend her expertise in an increasingly troubling case. Not only is the charity backed by a powerful U.S. senator, but the investigation reveals that its funds have been siphoned off to bankroll terrorist cells in black list countries, and Sydney fears the consequences.
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  Cover Art: Kidnapped Burke, Jan.
When bones are discovered at the old Sheffield estate, Caleb finds himself drawn into a case that threatens to bring personal tragedies back to the present. He has a fierce ally, reporter Irene Kelly, who will stop at nothing to solve the mysteries of his father's murder and his sister's disappearance.
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  Cover Art: The Alienist Carr, Caleb
The Alienist
The hunt for a serial killer in the 1800s in New York by Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, using the new science of forensic psychology. As with so many new sciences this one is ridiculed by law enforcement and civic leaders alike.
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  Cover Art: The Lost Girls of Rome Carrisi, Donato
The Lost Girls of Rome
A forensic analyst in Rome investigates the supposedly accidental death of her own husband and uncovers a series of disappearances that may have connections to an ancient, secret society.
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  Cover Art: Intervention Cook, Robin
When his newborn son is diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma, New York City forensic pathologist Jack Stapleton seeks to find a cure while at the same time being drawn into a battle between the archbishop of New York and an archaeologist -- a battle involving what some people believe to be the skeletal remains of the Virgin Mary.
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  Cover Art: Cruel & Unusual: a Novel Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Cruel & Unusual: a Novel
"Killing me won't kill the beast" are the last words of rapist-murderer Ronnie Joe Waddell, written four days before his execution. But they can't explain how Dr. Kay Scarpetta finds Waddell's fingerprints on another crime scene -- after she'd performed his autopsy. If this is some sort of game, Scarpetta seems to be the target. And if the next victim is someone she knows, the punishment will be cruel and unusual...
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  Cover Art: The Woman Who Wouldn't Die Cotterill, Colin.
The Woman Who Wouldn't Die
When a murdered woman suddenly reappears in her Lao village home with clairvoyant powers and is enlisted by a ghost to help find his remains at the bottom of a river, national coroner Siri Paiboun oversees the excavation.
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  Cover Art: The Twelfth Card: a Lincoln Rhyme Novel Deaver, Jeffery.
The Twelfth Card: a Lincoln Rhyme Novel
Unlocking a cold case with explosive implications for the future of civil rights, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protege, Amelia Sachs, must outguess a killer who has targeted a high school girl from Harlem who is digging into the past of one of her ancestors, a former slave.
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  Cover Art: First the Dead Downs, Tim
First the Dead
When Hurricane Katrina strikes New Orleans, forensic entomologist Nick Polchak signs up to help with the recovery effort. He is known as the Bug Man for his knowledge of insects and what they can reveal about the dead. The government's mandate is clear--rescue the living first, recover the dead later. But someone is using the cover of disaster to kill....
Adult Mystery Book DOWNS
  Cover Art: Dying On the Vine Elkins, Aaron J.
Dying On the Vine
In Tuscany visiting friends with his wife, Gideon Oliver is asked to reexamine the bones of a couple whose deaths were ruled a murder-suicide. His findings do not agree with those of the Italian police.
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  Cover Art: Grave Goods Franklin, Ariana
Grave Goods
England, 1176. Beautiful, tranquil Glastonbury Abbey, one of England's holiest sites, and believed by some to be King Arthur's sacred Isle of Avalon, has been burned almost to the ground. The arsonist remains at large, but the fire has uncovered something even more shocking: two hidden skeletons, a man and a woman. King Henry II calls on Adelia Aguilar, Mistress of the Art of Death, to examine the bones.
Adult Fiction Book FRANKLI
  Cover Art: The Liar's Lullaby Gardiner, Meg
The Liar's Lullaby
When the country singer ex-wife of a U.S. president is sensationally murdered during a concert performance, forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett endeavors to learn the victim's role in her demise as well as the murder's relevance for the president.
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  Cover Art: The Anatomy of Deception Goldstone, Lawrence
The Anatomy of Deception
A mesmerizing forensic thriller that thrusts the reader into the operating rooms, drawing rooms, and back alleys of 1889 Philadelphia, as a young doctor grapples with the principles of scientific process to track a daring killer.
Adult Fiction Book GOLDSTO
  Cover Art: The Crossing Places: a Ruth Galloway Mystery Griffiths, Elly
The Crossing Places: a Ruth Galloway Mystery
When she's not digging up bones or other ancient objects, quirky, tart-tongued archaeologist Ruth Galloway lives happily alone in a remote area called Saltmarsh near Norfolk, land that was sacred to its Iron Age inhabitants. Detective Chief Inspector Harry Nelson calls her for help after a child's bones are found on a desolate beach nearby.
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  Cover Art: Dangerous Passage: a Novel Harris, Lisa
Dangerous Passage: a Novel
"When two Jane Does are killed on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, detective and behavioral specialist Avery North discovers they share something in common--a tattoo of a magnolia on their shoulders. Suspecting a serial killer, Avery joins forces with medical examiner Jackson Bryant..."
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• Ablow, Keith
Frank Clevenger
• Bass, Jefferson
Bill Brockton
• Carr, Caleb
• Connor, Beverly
• Cook, Robin
• Corcoran, Tom
Alex Rutledge
• Cornwell, Patricia D.
Kay Scarpetta
• Cotterill, Colin
Dr. Siri Paiboun
• Coulter, Catherins
Dillon Savich / Lacey Sherlock
• Deaver, Jeffrey
Lincoln Rhyme
• Elkins, Aaron J.
Gideon Oliver
• Ephron, G.H.
Peter Zak
• Freemantle, Brian
• Gerritsen, Tess
Maura Isles
• Goddard, Ken
• Goldberg, Leonard S.
Joanna Blaylock
• Gorman, Ed
Robert Payne
• Harris, Thomas
• Hart, Erin
Nora Gavin
• Hoag, Tami
• James, P.D.
• Johansen, Iris
Eve Duncan
• Kellerman, Jonathan
Dr. Alex Delaware
• Kennett, Shirley
P.J. Gray
• Landreth, Marsha
Dr. Samantha Turner
• Lovett, Sarah
Sylvia Strange
• McCrumb, Sharyn
Elizabeth MacPherson
• McMahon, Neil
Carroll Monks
• O'Connell, Carol
• Ondaatje, Michael
• Patterson, James
Alex Cross
• Pearson, Ridley
Daphne Matthews
• Reichs, Kathy
Temperance Brennan
• Salter, Anna
Dr. Michael Stone
• Slaughter, Karin
Sara Linton
• Walker, Robert W
Jessica Coran
• White, Stephen
Gregory Alan