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Forensic Medicine

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  • The Pembrokeshire Murders

    NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA

    by Steve Wilkins and 1 more

    The dramatic, compelling bestselling account of how a serial killer was finally unmasked after evading justice for more than twenty yearsNow a major TV series starring Luke Evans1980s. In the beautiful, unspoiled landscape of Pembrokeshire, a serial killer is at large: two double murders; an assault; the rape and assault of two teenagers - all potentially the work of one man.This is the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unnatural Causes

    'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

    by Dr Richard Shepherd

    THE TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AND 18-WEEK SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down' The Times, BOOKS OF THE YEAR__________Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd.He solves the mysteries of unexplained or sudden death.He has performed over 2... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Forensics

    The Anatomy of Crime

    by Val McDermid

    series Wellcome Collection
    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces.Forensics draws on interviews with top-level professionals, ground-breaking research ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • The Agatha Christie Collection

    by Agatha Christie and 1 more

    The Agatha Christie Collection by Steppenwolf Press brings together the early works of one of the greatest mystery writers to ever live!Featuring:The Mysterious Affair at StylesThe Secret AdversaryThe Affair At The Victory BallThe Adventure Of The Clapham CookThe Cornish MysteryThe Adventure Of Johnnie WaverlyThe Double ClueThe King Of ClubsThe Lemesurier InheritanceThe Lost MineThe Plymouth ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Deadly Outbreaks

    How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pandemics, Exotic Viruses, and Drug-Resistant Parasites

    by Alexandra M. Levitt and 2 more

    CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS!“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of professionals.”—BooklistThis updated edition features a brand new section detailing important facts about the coronavirus and tips for keeping yourself and your family safe ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Identity Crisis

    The Murder, the Mystery, and the Missing DNA

    by Jefferson Bass

    Renowned forensic anthropologist Bill Bass—founder of the Body Farm—tackles one of his most baffling cases ever in this real-life spellbinderIn 1978, 56-year-old Leoma Patterson left a bar in Clinton, Tennessee, and was never seen again. Six months later, a female skeleton was found on a wooded lakeshore in a neighboring county. The bones were consistent with those of the missing woman, and one of ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Discover Magazine's Vital Signs

    True Tales of Medical Mysteries, Obscure Diseases, and Life-Saving Diagnoses

    by Robert A. Norman

    “Vital Signs,” a popular column featured in Discover Magazine, has long been a favorite of readers, showcasing, each month, fascinating new tales of strange illnesses and diseases that baffle doctors and elude diagnosis. Each tale is true and borders on the unbelievable. It’s no wonder that throughout the years the column has become an unofficial textbook for medical students, interns, doctors, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Beethoven's Hair

    An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved

    by Russell Martin

    The basis for the movie of the same name, an astonishing tale of one lock of hair and its amazing travels--from nineteenth-century Vienna to twenty-first-century America.When Ludwig van Beethoven lay dying in 1827, a young musician named Ferdinand Hiller came to pay his respects to the great composer, snipping a lock of Beethoven's hair as a keepsake--as was custom at the time--in the process. For ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Dead Center

    Behind the Scenes at the World's Largest Medical Examiner's Office

    by Shiya Ribowsky and 1 more

    A city with eight million people has eight million ways to dieFor fifteen years, Shiya Ribowsky worked as a medicolegal investigator in New York City’s medical examiner’s office—the largest, most sophisticated organization of its kind in the world. Utilizing his background in medicine, he led the investigations of more than eight thousand individual deaths, becoming a key figure in some of New ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Coroner at Large

    by Thomas T. Noguchi and 2 more

    series Coroner #2
    To Thomas T. Noguchi, America’s most famous medical examiner, every death is a mystery—until the cause is foundIn his first book, the runaway bestseller Coroner, Dr. Noguchi wrote of his controversial investigations as medical examiner of Los Angeles County. In Coroner at Large, the man who has often been called the “Detective of Death” probes the mysteries surrounding the most celebrated criminal ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Coroner

    by Thomas T. Noguchi and 2 more

    series Coroner #1
    America’s most controversial medical examiner explores the unanswered questions surrounding the deaths of Marilyn Monroe, Robert F. Kennedy, Sharon Tate, Janis Joplin, William Holden, Natalie Wood, John Belushi, and many of his other important casesNow, for the first time, Dr. Noguchi recounts his colorful and stormy career, explains his innovative techniques, and reveals the full story behind his ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Who They Were

    Inside the World Trade Center DNA Story: The Unprecedented Effort to Identify the Missing

    by Robert C. Shaler and 1 more

    In Who They Were, Dr. Robert C. Shaler, the man who directed the largest and most groundbreaking forensic DNA investigation in U.S. history, tells with poignant clarity and refreshing honesty the story behind the relentless effort to identify the 2,749 victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center.No part of the investigation into the 9/11 attacks has taken as long or been less discussed than ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Forensics and Fiction

    Clever, Intriguing, and Downright Odd Questions from Crime Writers

    by D. P. Lyle and 1 more

    How long can someone survive in a cold, damp cave without food or water? How was diphtheria treated in 1886? Can Botox kill? Can DNA be found on a knife years later? How are mummified corpses identified? How long does it take blood to clot when spilled on a tile floor? What happens in death from electrocution?As a consultant to many novelists around the world and to the writers of such popular TV ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • The Human Bone Manual

    by Tim D. White and 1 more

    Building on the success of their previous book, White and Folkens' The Human Bone Manual is intended for use outisde the laboratory and classroom, by professional forensic scientists, anthropologists and researchers. The compact volume includes all the key information needed for identification purposes, including hundreds of photographs designed to show a maximum amount of anatomical information.* ... Read more

    $44.98 AUD

  • Past Mortems

    Life and death behind mortuary doors

    by Carla Valentine

    A day in the life of Carla Valentine - curator, pathology technician and 'death professional' - is not your average day. She spent ten years training and working as an Anatomical Pathology Technologist: where the mortuary slab was her desk, and that day's corpses her task list.Past Mortems tells Carla's stories of those years, as well as investigating the body alongside our attitudes towards death ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Catatonia, Shutdown and Breakdown in Autism

    A Psycho-Ecological Approach

    by Amitta Shah

    This ground-breaking book provides the first detailed clinical analysis of the various manifestations of catatonia, shutdown and breakdown in autistic individuals, with a new assessment framework (ACE-S) and guidance on intervention and management strategies using a psycho-ecological approach. Based on Dr Amitta Shah's lifetime of clinical experience in Autism Spectrum Disorders, and her research ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • How to Solve a Murder: True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine

    by Derek Tremain and 1 more

    As gripping as it is gruesome, How to Solve a Murder is a fascinating insight into the career of a forensic scientist told by experts in the field. Includes a foreword from Dr Richard Shepherd, bestselling author of Unnatural Causes.FRACTURED SKULLS. GAS MASKS. BRAIN BUCKETS. VATS OF ACID. PICKLED BODY PARTS.Not the usual tools of trade, but for Chief Forensic Medical Scientist Derek and Forensic ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Death Scenes

    A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook

    by Sean Tejaratchi and 1 more

    The strange and gruesome crime-scene snapshot collection of LAPD detective Jack Huddleston spans Southern California in its noir heyday. Death Scenes is the noted forerunner of several copycat titles. ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • Medical Detectives

    The Lives & Cases of Britain's Forensic Five

    by Robin Odell

    The development of forensic pathology in Britain is told here through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers. Spanning seventy years, their careers and achievements marked major milestones in the development of legal medicine, their work and innovation layinh the foundations for modern crime scene investigation (CSI). Bernard Spilsbury, Sydney Smith and Professors Glaister, Camps and ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book

    Reading Clues at the Crime Scene, Crime Lab and in Court

    by Patricia Barnes-Svarney and 1 more

    series The Handy Answer Book Series
    A primer on the science of criminal investigations. Answers, in plain English, over 950 questions, from the basic science and techniques to the history and practices. Discusses the latest research finds and the tools for crime scene and criminal investigations. The easy-to-use, question-and-answer approach makes it the perfect gift for anyone. Law enforcement, students, science teachers, true ... Read more

    $23.42 AUD

  • Ethical Approaches to Human Remains

    A Global Challenge in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology

    by Kirsty Squires and 2 more

    This book is the first of its kind, combining international perspectives on the current ethical considerations and challenges facing bioarchaeologists in the recovery, analysis, curation, and display of human remains. It explores how museum curators, commercial practitioners, forensic anthropologists, and bioarchaeologists deal with ethical issues pertaining to human remains in traditional and ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • When Doctors Kill

    Who, Why, and How

    by Joshua A. Perper and 1 more

    It would come as no surprise that many readers may be shocked and intrigued by the title of our book. Some (especially our medical colleagues) may wonder why it is even worthwhile to raise the issue of killing by doctors. Killing is clearly an- thetical to the Art and Science of Medicine, which is geared toward easing pain and suffering and to saving lives rather than smothering them. Doctors ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD

  • The Coroner Series

    America's Most Controversial Medical Examiner Tells All

    by Thomas T. Noguchi and 2 more

    series Coroner
    A New York Times–bestselling author and renowned Los Angeles medical examiner challenges the verdicts in America’s most controversial celebrity deaths.“Dr. Thomas T. Noguchi encountered the best and the worst of Los Angeles—movie stars and gangsters, politicians and millionaires. . . . But by the time ‘the coroner to the stars’ met them, they were on his autopsy table” (Los Angeles Times).In his ... Read more

    $27.27 AUD

  • Written in Blood

    by Mike Silverman and 1 more

    As one of the UK’s leading forensic scientists, Mike Silverman has helped to identify and convict dozens of murderers, rapists, armed robbers, burglars and muggers, thanks to the evidence they – or their victims – unwittingly left behind at the scenes of their crimes.Mike Silverman started his career in the days when fingerprints were still kept on card files and DNA profiling was just a pipe ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD