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Jefferson Bass is the pen name of Jon Jefferson, writer, and Dr. Bill Bass, renowned forensic anthropologist. Jefferson and Bass have collaborated on 2 nonfiction books and 6 crime novels; their 7th novel, The Inquisitor's Key, will be published in May 2012. Dr. Bass, founder of the University of Tennessee's "Body Farm," is an author on more than 200 scientific publications. Jefferson is a veteran journalist and documentary filmmaker; his two National Geographic documentaries on the Body Farm were seen around the world.

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I needed a devout villain — two devout villains, actually — for my new crime novel, The Inquisitor's Key .The novel is set in Avignon, France, where a series of French popes reigned for most of the 1300s. The plot includes two crimes, a medieval murder and a modern one, so I needed two killers. And because the book warns about the match-meets-gasoline perils of mixing religion with politics, b... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.00 · 38,911 ratings · 2,911 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Carved in Bone (Body Farm #1)

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Flesh and Bone (Body Farm #2)

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The Devil's Bones (Body Far...

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Bones of Betrayal (Body Far...

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The Bone Thief (Body Farm, #5)

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The Bone Yard (Body Farm, #6)

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The Inquisitor's Key (Body ...

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Cut to the Bone (Body Farm,...

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Carved in Bone Flesh and Bone The Devil's Bones Bones of Betrayal The Bone Thief The Bone Yard The Inquisitor's Key
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“Flesh forgets. Bone remembers.”
Jefferson Bass

“If you're going to play what-if --which, by the way, is a huge waste of time and energy, not to mention an act of supreme, center-of-the-universe narcissism-- you have to play it both ways. If you're going to imagine yourself as an accidental villain, you have to give yourself equal time as an unwitting hero. As somebody who prevented God-knows-what dire disaster simply by doing exactly the things you did.”
Jefferson Bass

“You do have an eye for the tarnished lining.”
Jefferson Bass, Flesh and Bone

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