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About the Book:
BODY OF THE CRIME
Author: Jennifer Chase
Publisher: JEC Press
Genre: Crime Thriller
Three grisly murders linked to five old cold cases, dubbed
the Flower Girl Murders, pushes detectives to their limit to find a clever and
extremely brutal serial killer, leaving a California
town demanding justice. The District Attorney’s Serial Special Task Force
retains the help of the reclusive Dr. Chip Palmer, a forensic expert and
criminal profiler, to steer them in the right direction.
Palmer is known for his astute academic interpretations of
serial and predatory crimes, along with his unconventional tactics that goes
against general police procedures. He is partnered with the tough and beautiful
D.A. Inspector Kate Rawlins, a homicide detective transplanted from Phoenix,
and the chemistry ignites between the team—turbulent and deadly.
The Flower Girl Murders leaves three homicides, five cold cases, two seasoned
detectives, three suspects, and one serial killer calling all the shots. The
investigation must rely on one eccentric forensic scientist to unravel the
clues to solve the case. But at what cost?
of the Crime is available at Amazon.
THE DENSE PINE AND OAK trees made a semi-circle pattern in the
forest. Dried leaves blew in the breeze, swirled around like unique pieces of
confetti, cascading downward, and finally resting on the ground.
location seemed serene and picturesque, which lent to the stark contrast of the
woman’s dead body.
Her long brown
hair hung straight and spilled down over her shoulders and slender body. Each
strand appeared to have been carefully washed and combed precisely in place.
The unknown woman wore a light blue button-down sweater that remained in an
orderly fashion with every button fastened, and it was pulled down to cover her
belly. Her arms gently placed over her chest, each finger laced next to the
other. Tucked carefully underneath her hands was a stem with a pale pink flower
that looked like a daisy, now wilted. The victim’s fingernails scrubbed clean,
and her hands lacked any jewelry or identifying marks.
Upon a quick
glance, it seemed that she was merely daydreaming. Looking closely, her fixed
dull eyes gave the undeniable lifeless gaze. The relaxed expression on her face
seemed almost contrived and had a peculiar quality to it—even a ghostly facade.
From the waist
up, the woman looked like she had taken a nap after a morning of running
errands or after coming home from a luncheon with friends. The woman was in a
carefully posed position that told the story of an organized killer who was in
complete control, but that was where the structured behavior of the murderer
In a disturbing
contrast, the horrifying viciousness of what was left of the bottom half of the
body was the aftermath of a long, torturous assault from someone completely out
of control. It suggested a perpetrator who lacked any impulse control and
About the Author
Jennifer Chase is an award-winning author and consulting
criminologist. She has authored six crime fiction novels, including
the multiple award-winning Emily Stone thriller series along with a
Jennifer holds a Bachelor degree
in police forensics and a Master's degree in criminology. These academic
pursuits developed out of her curiosity about the criminal mind as well as from
her own experience with a violent sociopath, providing Jennifer with deep personal
investment in every story she tells. In addition, she holds certifications in
serial crime and criminal profiling.
She is an affiliate member of the
International Association of Forensic Criminologists.
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