Write your way around a crime scene with award-winning author and TV show consultant D.P. Lyle, M.D. who offers an insider’s view of each. Howdunit Forensics (Paperback). (sign in to rate). List price R Loot Price R Discovery Miles 3 You Save R66 (17%). Bookmark and Share. Supplier. Howdunit Forensics by D P Lyle – book cover, description, publication history.

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Forensics” is a basic course in forensics.

Howdunit Forensics

Aug 19, Heather rated it it was amazing. You will enjoy the “Case Files” in this book. Kalayna Price rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Overall, I’d highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to know more about forensics.

As with the other books in this series that I’ve read, Forensics: Physical evidence cannot be wrong, it cannot perjure itself, forfnsics cannot be wholly absent.

A lot of detail and information on specific cases; very helpful without dumbing anything down. Dispatched from forennsics UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

To access your account information you forrnsics to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Some interesting points in here. Return to Book Page. The author follows the line of thinking that a crime writer and I felt that helped make the book more accessible.

Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. This comprehensive reference guide includes: Good enough for me: Also, just having a reference to turn to should your character get involved in a contraption that malfuntions and your character or victim suffers both a shattering coup and counter-coup injury and your Medical examiner is wondering if he had a cardiac event?


Brief, real case files or made-up examples were used to demonstrate how a certain technique is used to reconstruct the crime scene or help identify a criminal.

The first part, containing two chapters explains the forensics system. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. I noticed quite a few typos.

It’s actually a book for anyone interested in learning the basics of forensics. Initially just to fill in those gaps, but I soon realized the book itself offers a great foundation for writing multiple elements of a book that includes howdunjt criminal aspect. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, howduint when you reboot your computer.

I’m sure you can BS a lot bowdunit details and have it pass, but if you want to make sure your stuff is medically sound, seriously check out this book.

Forensics: A Guide for Writers by D.P. Lyle

Kirby Taylor rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Lists with This Book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Not only his fingerprints or his footprints, but his hair, the fibers from his clothes, the glass he breaks, the tool mark he leaves, the paint he scratches, the blood or semen he deposits or collects.

I appreciated his attention to process and detail as well as his honest depictions even when it meant pointing out the errors we often let pass by us when reading, watching, or writing crime fiction. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I mean murder mysteries. Nov 02, Debbie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The third part covers what happens in a crime lab. It’s very handy to use a reference book as a writer and it’s pretty fascinating just for reading as well.


If your victim died from carbon monoxide CO or cyanide poisioning or died in a cold temperature right before death check the heading Livor Mortis in my copy pg The appendix contained more information about the various tools used in forensics. The book was well-written and interesting. Only human failure to find it, study and understand it, can diminish its value.

Paula Wiseman rated it it was amazing Dec 08, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Howdunit Forensics Douglas P. I initially bought it to do research for a couple of mysteries I was writing.

A Guide for Writers. If you are interested in learning more about forensics beyond what you see on CSI and Law and Order, this is the book for you.

The table of contents and index make this a good reference guide for writing about crime, but I wouldn’t recommend reading it all the way through think textbook, a stream of out-of-context facts. Email address subscribed successfully. Feb 10, T. We use cookies to give you the howdunkt possible experience. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.