A Hard Death

Mass Market Paperback | March 27, 2012

byJonathan Hayes

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“A real player in the game of forensic sleuthing.” —Kathy Reichs, author of Spider Bones 

“Forensic pathologist Jonathan Hayes brings his authentic voice—and a fascinating protagonist—to the crime novel.” —Linda Fairstein, author of Silent Mercy 

Forensic pathologist Edward Jenner returns in this explosive sequel to Precious Blood—an edgy, electrifying thriller set in a small-town coastal community where nothing is as it seems. Fans of Sam Bourne, Jefferson Bass, and James Grippando will be captivated by Jonathan Hayes’s intricate tale of betrayal, blood, and conspiracy—a chilling suspense novel made all the more enthralling by author Hayes’s vivid details, culled from a lifetime of first-hand experience as a homicide forensics specialist in New York City.

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“A real player in the game of forensic sleuthing.” —Kathy Reichs, author of Spider Bones “Forensic pathologist Jonathan Hayes brings his authentic voice—and a fascinating protagonist—to the crime novel.” —Linda Fairstein, author of Silent Mercy Forensic pathologist Edward Jenner returns in this explosive sequel to Precious Blood—an edg...

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Forensic pathologist Edward Jenner survived the horrific ordeal of the Inquisitor serial slayings in New York, but not the political fallout. With his state medical license suspended, he hopes to repair his shattered life while working as a medical examiner in Douglas County, Florida. But evil is not confined to big cities alone.Two co...

Jonathan Hayes, a veteran forensic pathologist, has been a New York City medical examiner, performing autopsies and testifying in murder trials, since 1990. A former contributing editor atMartha Stewart Living, Hayes has written for theNew York Times,New Yorkmagazine,GQ, andFood & Wine. He is also the author ofPrecious Blood.

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1.12 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006169178X

ISBN - 13:9780061691782

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?[Hayes] is out to challenge the Cornwell/Reichs market.? (The Bookseller)