Books by Jefferson Bass

WITHOUT MERCY by Jefferson Bass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Despite a contrived denouement and some saggy, draggy passages, Bass (The Breaking Point, 2015, etc.) balances anthropological instruction with a twisty tale of suspense in the 10th Body Farm case."
A scientist who's more savvy about human remains than human relationships finds his own distinguished person threatened. Read full book review >
CUT TO THE BONE by Jefferson Bass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"There's nothing especially original about the plot, but Bass is more comfortable working in his own backyard than he is chasing exotic secrets on foreign soil."
Having explored the mysteries surrounding the Shroud of Turin in The Inquisitor's Key (2012), the seventh book in his Body Farm series, Bass is back on home turf, tracing the origins of forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton's research facility. Read full book review >
THE INQUISITOR'S KEY by Jefferson Bass
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 8, 2012

"This novel isn't better than average as a thriller, but it provides plenty of food for thought about religious artifacts and their role in people's lives."
Can the ancient bones discovered in a stone chest in Avignon, France, possibly be the remains of Jesus of Nazareth? Urgently summoned from the scene of a more mundane horrible killing in Tennessee to find out, forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton investigates with the Vatican and a religious zealot bearing down on him. Read full book review >
FLESH AND BONE by Jefferson Bass
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Call it a sophomore slump."
Bone man Bill Brockton is back on the case and ready for another round of forensics fun in this second thriller from writing team Jon Jefferson and Bill Bass (Carved in Bone, 2006). Read full book review >
CARVED IN BONE by Jefferson Bass
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Southern-fried forensics. Nothing too fancy, but it does taste good going down."
Crime and science slug it out in this second book from writing team Jon Jefferson and Bill Bass (Death's Acre, 2003), a neatly-done mystery aimed straight at the CSI set. Read full book review >