David Owen is the author of Hidden Evidence and Hidden Secrets. He has written extensively on military deception, espionage, and written and produced television documentaries on computer crime and electronic intelligence.
Poison, strangulation, burning, drowning, shooting, and stabbing are some of the murderous methods explored in the readable text.--Patricia Manning"School Library Journal" (05/01/2003) For those interested in how forensic science works, then Police Lab is a must-read... This is a great starting point for teens interested in the forensic field.-- (02/01/2008) Owen has provided young readers with a very good introduction to the fascinating world of forensic science ... I recommend this entertaining, highly accessible text to all budding forensic-science buffs.-- (04/15/2003) Fascinating ... Whether moved by morbid curiosity or by Owen's command of his topic, both middle- and high-school readers will find this book an exciting, enlightening read.-- (12/15/2002) Fascinating ... enough criminal horrors to be found in the 20 case studies to keep teens turning pages.-- (06/19/2003) Compelling overview of forensic science ... Recommended.-- (05/15/2003) While not for the faint of heart, this book provides a wealth of information in a fascinating and clearly written presentation.--North Bay Nugget (03/06/2004)