Crime and Science Radio is a production of Suspense Magazine. It airs on alternate Saturdays at 10 AM Pacific, 11 AM Mountain, Noon Central and 1 PM Eastern on Blogtalk Radio. Free archived programs can be listened to at any time on Blogtalk Radio or downloaded for free from iTunes. You can also listen by clicking on the “Click here to listen” links on this site, on the links on Suspense Magazine’s site, or those on D.P. Lyle and Jan Burke’s Websites.
Meet the Hosts:
D. P. Lyle is the Macavity and Benjamin Franklin Silver Award winning and Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, Scribe, and USA Best Book Award nominated author of many non-fiction books (Murder and Mayhem; Forensics for Dummies; Forensics and Fiction; More Forensics and Fiction; Howdunnit:Forensics; and ABA Fundamentals: Understanding Forensic Science) as well as numerous works of fiction, including the Samantha Cody thriller series Devil’s Playground and Double Blind; the Dub Walker Thriller series (Stress Fracture; Hot Lights, Cold Steel; Run To Ground); and the Royal Pains media tie-in novels (Royal Pains: First, Do No Harm and Royal Pains: Sick Rich). His essay on Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island appears in Thrillers: 100 Must Reads and his short story “Even Steven” in ITW’s anthology Thriller 3: Love is Murder.
He has worked with many novelists and with the writers of popular television shows such as Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Diagnosis Murder, Monk, Judging Amy, Peacemakers, Cold Case,
House, Medium, Women’s Murder Club, 1-800-Missing, The Glades, and Pretty Little Liars.
Jan Burke is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has won critical acclaim for her fourteen books—twelve of crime fiction, a supernatural thriller, and a collection of short stories. These include Disturbance, Bloodlines, Flight and The Messenger.
She won the Edgar Award for Best Novel for Bones. She has also won the Agatha, the Macavity, and other awards and honors. Her books are published internationally and have been optioned for television and film.
She is a past president of the Southern California Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, and served on MWA’s national board. She is a lifetime member of Sisters in Crime. She is a member of International Thriller Writers, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the Baker Street Irregulars.
She is currently at work on a standalone thriller and a series of short stories.
Concerned about the widening gap between public perceptions and the realities faced by under-funded crime labs, she has spent more than a decade working as an advocate for the improvement of forensic science.. She has been a speaker at the NIJ annual conference, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Society of Crime Lab Directors, the California Association of Criminalists, and other conferences. She founded the Crime Lab Project in 2003. She served on the honorary board of the California Forensic Science Institute, which honored her for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Research. She is currently developing a project to increase participation in NamUs.
To learn more about Jan and her books and stories, visit http://www.janburke.com
Or follow her on Twitter @jan_burke