One Drop of Blood
I really did want to like this book. "Kel" McKelvey is a forensic scientist for the Army's Central Identification Laboratory, the agency in charge of finding and identifying American's fallen servicemen from past wars. That's pretty interesting, but this novel is set in Arkansas. Old bones, yes, but whose? Alas, I can't recommend this book. McKelvey and his "partner", FBI agent Michael Levine seem to be a bit on the slow side when it comes to solving mysteries. I had pieced together most of 'mystery' by about page 100 of the 300+ page book. The heroes themselves never completely discovered the truth, in fact agent Levine was very far off. The truth was revealed by one of the characters in the novel in painstaking detail near the end of the book. I am not a big fan of those 'Agatha Christie' type endings where the 'bad guy' or the detective reveals everything at the end. Maybe I have read too many of the mystery genre to be surprised by such endings, but this one seemed pretty obvious to me.
This is the first in a series. I will not be reading the next book.