Category Archives: Forensic Medicine

Forensic Bach

The little known story of how one musician inadvertently aided in the development of a key area in forensic science. The story comes from Katherine Ramsland’s Beating the Devil’s Game—a must-read for anyone interested in the history of forensic science.

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An Eighteenth-Century Sleuth; A Twentieth-Century Crime

When I first began writing mysteries, I had no particular interest in true crime. To be honest, I avoided it like the plague. I watched the occasional episode with my husband but only because he enjoyed it so much. Yet … Continue reading

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Death in Haydn’s Austria

There are few things I enjoy more than researching the Haydn novels. I’ve shared anecdotes from the great composer’s earliest biographers with you, and I’m sure you’ll agree they’re all delightful. I’ve also enjoyed delving into Habsburg history, and seeing … Continue reading

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