This is the suspenseful and powerful true story of the discovery of DNA identification by a university geneticist in the Midlands of England—which changed the world of forensic science and police work forever—and of its very first use in the hunt for a serial killer who terrorized a quiet English village. Playboy said, “this book holds the tension and excitement of an imaginative police novel.” Yet every word of it is true.
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Wambaugh writes well and this book is no exception. I gave it a 3.5-star rating because I think he could have left out about 100 pages of detail and made this a better book. It seems like he wanted to ... Read full review
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Absolutely chilling, suspenseful, intriguing and heartbreaking all at once. An insightful look at the process of identifying the victims and their attackers and seeing the story unfold from the eyes ... Read full review