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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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?

The author follows the line of thinking that a crime writer and I felt that helped make the book more accessible. Aug 19, Heather rated it it was amazing. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot forensixs computer.

Then as I was editing the book I realized there were some factual issues I needed to address, so I found Lyle’s book and started I confess Howdunit Forensics: Topics include fingerprints, bloodstains, impressions, arson investigations and criminal psychology.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The appendix contained more information about foresnics various tools used in forensics.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site howdhnit readers with over 50 million reviews. I am thinking about buying a copy just to have around for future murders. Ryan rated it it was amazing Sep 12, One of three books of an amazing series that I hope will have further volumes.


A lot of detail and information on specific cases; very helpful without dumbing anything down. If you are a writer who touches on any of the standard crime topics, motive, means, DNA, blood splatter, etc.

Howdunit Forensics : A Guide for Writers

Fotensics Kuhn rated it it was amazing Oct 05, The science of it is well-explained and somebody with an interest in biology and science would also enjoy this book. This comprehensive reference guide includes: The whole point of this book is to give writers a chance to create great fiction with what scientific, technological, medical hodunit crime research has made availible to solve crimeseven if reality would not allow a CSI tech to bring back every cigerette butt, chewing gum wrapper, fiber etc.

Jan 23, Betsy Ashton rated it it was amazing. 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. After you’ve read it cover to cover.

Then as I was editing the book I realized there were some factual issues I needed to address, so I found Lyle’s book and started reading. For example, at loot.

Good enough for me: Paula Wiseman rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Dee Van rated it really liked it Jun 18, This book is worth every penny you spend on it. This part was my favourite as it answered my questions about If you’re a crime fiction writer looking for a reference book on forensics, this is the way to go.

Some interesting points in here. It is really detailed and a great tool for writing a murder mystery that I have yet to write.


As with the other books in this series that I’ve read, Forensicss I think it benefitted me to read the book in parts, focusing on forenscis elements that were needed to enhance my mystery novel.

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The Best Books of This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. Laini rated it it was amazing Mar 06, I think even crime fiction readers who don’t write would find this book interesting.

A Guide for Writers by D. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Teresa Nordheim rated it it was amazing Jan 14, If howcunit 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 Paperbackpages. Forensics is not the kind of book that you read in one go although you can.

Howdunit Forensics : Douglas P. Lyle :

Ever watched an episode of CSI and been fascinated by what they say? I love this book. In Forensics, award-winning author and TV show consultant D. This is evidence that does not forget. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Overall, I’d highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to know more about forensics.