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'Past Mortems: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors ' was published on April 6th 2017, as a trade paperback, and became an Amazon No.1 Bestseller in the Forensics category. You can read & hear an excerpt HERE

'Murder Isn't Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie' hardback OUT NOW! Paperback is out October 20th 2022. Pre-order now from all good bookshops; help choosing a supplier can be found HERE


"The biggest true crimes of Christie's Day are examined, showing not only the evolution of forensics into what we have today but also how these crimes shaped Christie's fiction, in a book perfect for fans of true crime, Agatha Christie and Science"

 - Booklist

"Engaging and Informative"

- Guardian


- Prima

"If Agatha Christie is the Queen of Crime, then Carla Valentine is the Queen of Forensics. As engaging as Miss Marple, as logical is Poirot, Valentine delivers a must-read for any Agatha fan and a must-own for any mystery writer. Utterly superb!"

- Deanna Raybourn, New York Times bestselling author

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