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Hydrofluoric Acid – The Flesh Eater

Last week’s blog was about an interesting acid that’s corrosive enough to destroy DNA evidence. A whimsical Facebook post—as a joke—by one of my friends regarding “how to get rid of the body in the basement” made me think of … Continue reading

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Hydrofluoric Acid – The Flesh Eater!

Hydrofluoric acid is a colorless liquid that mixes readily in other fluids. It’s highly corrosive and is classified as an acute poison that immediately begins to degrade tissue on contact. If you’re a fan of the Breaking Bad TV series, … Continue reading

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Am I Possessed or Just Becoming a Better Writer?

My guess is that the headline question has you thinking that I might be crazy instead. Well, that’s possible, but I’d like you to reserve judgment until you’ve read further. Something happened a few days ago that has me thinking … Continue reading

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THALLIUM – The Poisoner’s Poison!

It’s not often that I come across a method to kill a character in one of my novels with delightful efficiency and flair, but thallium is one of those chemicals. It piqued my interest some time ago and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Perfect Drug As A Murder Weapon!

As I write about murder, I often have to ask myself this question: What is the perfect drug to use as a murder weapon?  There are a number of possibilities, but most have flaws that make them less than perfect. … Continue reading

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What Drug is the Perfect Murder Weapon?

Did I really just ask that?  You have to believe me, I’m not crazed or vindictive and don’t have a criminal streak in me.  What I am, though, is a fiction writer.  I write about murder, mayhem and medicine (usually … Continue reading

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