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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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My war on phone scammers continues. It’s to the point where I would welcome a legitimate telemarketer trying to sell me an actual, legitimate project. They never call any more because they obey the Do Not Call List. The scammers, however, are calling me three times a day, on both the landline and the cell. The latest incarnations:

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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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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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