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Lisa Black

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Lisa Black spent the happiest five years of her life in a morgue. Strange, perhaps, but true. After ten years as a secretary, she went back to school to get a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Cleveland State University. In her job as a forensic scientist at the Cuyahoga County Coroner’s Office, she analyzed gunshot residue on hands and clothing, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, DNA, blood and many other forms of trace evidence, as well as crime scenes.
She had her life sorted out just the way she liked it until her husband got fed up with Cleveland snow and moved them to Florida, 1400 miles away from her family and her career. Not that she’s bitter or anything. Now she works as a latent print examiner for the city of Cape Coral, Florida, poli
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Echoes of my Soul by Robert K. Tanenbaum
Echoes of my Soul
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This was an excellent book, which shows just how easy it is for false confessions to occur. Some might find it just a bit over-detailed but still a gripping read.
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Just re-read The Great Gatsby. I love the book, but am I the only one who has an overwhelming urge to strangle Nick? Why he never even considers telling Daisy that not only does Tom have a mistress but he felt secure enough in his Boys Will Be Boys c ...more
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House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy
House of Echoes
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This was not the kind of thing I normally read, but I couldn't put it down. I read it in 2 1/2 days.
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As you can see from previous reviews, the author makes a number of bizarre statements in this book.

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Not exactly action packed, but I couldn't stop listening (audiobook). Very much like Peter Abrahams, where nothing much is actually happening but there's an overwhelming sense of dread from the first word that never lets up.
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