Angela Gallop is one of the world's most eminent forensic scientists. During a career spanning more than 40 years, she has driven change and transformation within the service, helping to establish the UK at the very pinnacle of forensic science. A specialist in cold-case investigations, Angela has led forensic teams to find vital evidence in many of the UK's most challenging cases, including the deaths of Stephen Lawrence, Damilola Taylor, Rachel Nickell, Roberto Calvi and many others. In 2015, Angela was awarded a CBE for her services to forensic science. This is her first book.
This book is rarely other than compelling and despite her modesty she comes across as admirable as well as likeable. She has a rare combination of qualities - a vivid imagination, a capacity for doggedly carrying out difficult and often mundane work and entrepreneurial nous. But what is even more rare is that she has deployed them in genuinely useful work for the public good * Sunday Express * Fascinating * The Sun * Gallop's book is compelling * Daily Mirror * Offers a chilling glimpse into her life's work. The reader, too, becomes more gripped by the forensic details than the horrors of each case. Fascinating stuff. * Sunday Times * This is a fascinating scientific memoir of a life dedicated to uncovering the truth behind some of the most shocking crimes. And a book that will be essential reading for every aspiring crime writer. * Guardian *