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Was it science or something more sinister?

That's the question facing genetic genealogists Olivia and Lilly as they head to Wisconsin to solve a cold case from 1970.

In this gripping mystery, follow along as they unearth old rivalries between the coroner and the cops surrounding the investigation of an unidentified fetus.

Bringing the past into the present, they examine a possible unplanned pregnancy, political posturing, and even the curriculum at the local high school.

As they grapple with the decisions made back then, the ultimate truth may lie in the identification of the fetus.

Join Olivia and Lilly as they navigate through the twists and turns, questioning the decisions made and unraveling a mystery that stretches beyond the boundaries of time."

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Stitching Together the Town's Past: "Fabric of Deceit" Unveils a Chilling Mystery

Forensic genetic genealogists Olivia and Lilly have just launched their podcast, and with it, they've stumbled upon a haunting case. The lifeless body of a young child, found tucked inside a denim laundry bag and discarded by the roadside, beckons them into a chilling cold case from 1951.

In "Fabric of Deceit," Olivia and Lilly bring their genealogy skills to bear on a decades-old puzzle. Armed with cutting-edge DNA technology, they crack open the cold case, determined to unearth the child's hidden identity. However, as they patiently await results that could solve the mysteries that haunt their investigation, a sinister truth begins to take shape. The mother of the lost child, ensnared by a dangerous relationship, has vanished, leaving no trace.

With each passing day, Olivia and Lilly navigate a complex web of deception, drawing closer to the heart of a darkness they never expected. Will the DNA reveal the lost child's identity and his connection to the missing mother? And what deadly secrets lie concealed in their pursuit of the past? In "Fabric of Deceit," the stakes are higher, the secrets run deeper, and the truth may prove more elusive than they ever imagined.

Does the key to unlocking the decades-old identity of an unknown man lie within the faded fabric of a postal uniform, a rugged pair of overalls, or the intricate strands of his DNA?

In this captivating cozy mystery entwined with historical fiction, forensic genetic genealogists Olivia and Lilly embark on a relentless quest to piece together the fragments of a cold case from 1983 spanning the United States.

Armed with their expertise in genetic genealogy, they delve into the man's ancestry, leveraging the power of DNA to trace his lineage. As they travel through the forgotten corners of history, their hearts are tugged by the poignant story of a man abandoned and left to anonymity.

With each breakthrough they come closer to identifying the unknown man and unlocking the long-hidden secrets of his past. Will their expertise in genetic genealogy bring them the answers they seek? Join them on their journey to find out!

For many, "til death do us part" is a loving vow; for Nikki Hunt, it's the starting point of her latest investigation into a bride's baffling disappearance.

After a high-profile murder case shook her career, leading to an unexpected downsizing, private investigator Nikki Hunt was left with two choices: play it safe or bet on herself. She chose the latter, establishing her very own investigative firm, determined to rewrite her destiny.

Just as the ink dries on her new business cards, and with the weight of a new business on her shoulders, a perplexing case lands on her desk.

An insurance client hires her to look into the strange disappearance of a bride, and her investigation reveals a groom ensnared by shadows of a harrowing, long-forgotten childhood. Regrettably for Nikki, pulling at one thread only reveals another, and the more twisted the web becomes.

With her reputation on the line and lives hanging in the balance, can Nikki unravel the truth before another wedding turns woeful?"



In the hallowed halls of an esteemed law firm, a shocking crime disrupts the tranquility that once prevailed. Meet Nikki Hunt, the brilliant in-house detective thrust into a perplexing mystery that threatens to unravel the very fabric of the firm's future.

When the revered head of the establishment is discovered lifeless in his home, suspicion falls heavily on his own son, next in line to inherit the prestigious legacy. As Nikki immerses herself in the intricacies of the case, she unearths a labyrinth of hidden motives and startling revelations.

As tensions escalate and long-held secrets bubble to the surface, Nikki must navigate the treacherous landscape of lies and betrayal woven within the tight-knit community of lawyers. With the firm's fate teetering on the edge, she races against time, driven by her unwavering determination to unearth the truth and ensure justice prevails.

In this captivating tale of deception and intrigue, Cassandra Price deftly blends the enigmatic world of legal professionals with an enthralling whodunit. Join Nikki Hunt as she untangles the dark secrets that lie at the heart of a murder, risking everything in a race against time where trust is a rare commodity and danger lurks in every shadow.

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Dead bodies, dark secrets, bright colors and new relationships. Can Olivia identify Jane Doe and her killer without losing herself in the process?

In Concrete Clues Olivia and Lily embark on a thrilling journey of discovery, utilizing the cutting-edge technique of genetic genealogy to solve the baffling mystery surrounding a nameless Jane Doe. As they delve into the depths of her past, they uncover a web of lies, deception, and long-kept secrets.

Set against the backdrop of a tight-knit community, this captivating tale blends the allure of art with the power of science. Olivia and Lily's relentless pursuit of truth takes them on a roller coaster ride through hidden connections, surprising revelations, and high-stakes confrontations.

Join them as they navigate the twists and turns of genetic genealogy, unraveling the DNA puzzle one piece at a time. As the strands of their investigation intertwine, the identity of the Jane Doe begins to emerge, drawing them closer to the heart of the chilling crime.

In Concrete Clues readers will be captivated by the intricate dance between science and detective work. With each breakthrough, the suspense builds, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the shocking truth is finally exposed.

This mesmerizing blend of genetic genealogy and gripping mystery will appeal to fans of both true crime and historical whodunits. Brace yourself for a journey filled with intrigue, suspense, and the transformative power of uncovering long-buried secrets.

Get ready to crack the code on this cozy mystery and embark on a thrilling adventure that will keep you guessing until the very last page. Will Olivia and Lily solve the murder and bring justice to the Jane Doe? Find out in this mesmerizing tale of genetic genealogy and the pursuit of truth.

What if there was a tool that could significantly increase your success rate in solving cold cases and identifying suspects, all while improving morale and enhancing your agency's relationship with the community?

That tool is genetic genealogy, a rapidly evolving field that harnesses the power of DNA to help law enforcement agencies across the country clear more cases, identify suspects, and bring closure to victims and their families.

In "Genetic Genealogy for Law Enforcement," you'll learn how this cutting-edge technology can transform the way your agency approaches investigations, all while enhancing community trust and lowering investigative costs.

From the basics of genetics and genealogy to advanced techniques for analyzing genetic data and building family trees, this book provides a comprehensive overview of genetic genealogy for law enforcement. You'll also learn about the legal and ethical considerations surrounding genetic genealogy, as well as best practices for protecting privacy and maintaining confidentiality.

From one cop to another, I let you know what DNA can do for you, and why it is a must have tool for investigations.

Providing direct, actionable items, this book explains the background of DNA and Genetic Genealogy, describes resources available to you now and the steps to take to start implementing Genetic Genealogy in your police agency today.

Proceeds from the purchase of this book helps fund my Enduring Service award program providing a complimentary Genetic Genealogy For Law Enforcement training class to police agencies who have lost a hero in the line of duty.

For more information please visit www.GeneticGenealogyForLawEnforcement.com

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Are you facing criminal charges or worse yet, been arrested and stuck in jail? Have you been convicted and don’t know how this happened? Are you feeling frustrated, confused, and as if there is no one to help? Do you know something is wrong in your case but can’t get anyone to listen, understand or do anything about it?

These questions and the answers to them are at the core of the tips, techniques and examples in the educational and inspiring book, Police 101: For The Pro Per Or Pro Se Criminal Defendant, Lesson One: Police Reports. This book evolved from criminal defense investigator and police expert Christine Burke’s many years work with defendants and defense counsel.

In this book, a first in the series, Burke introduces the various types of police reports that may be included in a criminal case, how they might apply to situations and the different areas of investigation to be considered. 

If you, a loved one, or friend has been arrested, or are facing criminal charges, and you want to know more about the police and how they impact a case, this is the book for you.

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