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John Macken - Author

John Macken works as a research scientist in the areas of genetic and forensic science. He lives in the midlands with his family. Dirty Little Lies is his first novel.

If you like John Macken you might also like to read books by Simon Kernick, Lisa Gardner and Mo Hayder.

Featured Books, with extracts, by John Macken

Breaking Point by John Macken
Breaking Point
John Macken
The third book to feature ex-CID detective Reuben Maitland, a gene specialist who discovered how to identify the gene that causes a person to be a psychopath. The earlier books cover that and his sacking from the Genecrime unit. Well...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/10/2009
Trial By Blood by John Macken
Trial By Blood
John Macken
A futuristic tale where DNA samples can actually produce a picture of the individual. The new technology is developed in a police forensic laboratory, the lead scientist sacked … so he sets up on his own … and now the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2008
Dirty Little Lies by John Macken
Dirty Little Lies
John Macken
An interesting story exploring the potential use of technology in criminal cases (but it is not for the squeamish!). “Predictive Phenotyping†will allow the police to know who they are looking for rather than just giving them something to match...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2007

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