Jerry Labriola, M.D.
After his first exposure to forensic medicine while serving in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Jerry Labriola practiced medicine for over 35 years and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut Medical School. A Yale graduate and former Chief of Staff at a major teaching hospital, he also served as state senator and ran for governor and the United States Senate.
Dr. Labriola is the author of seven mystery novels and coauthor with renowned forensic scientist, Dr. Henry Lee, of four books: Famous Crimes Revisited, Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic Files, The Budapest Connection and Shocking Cases from Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic Files — which was just released. In the first two, they examine 12 well-known criminal cases, including Sacco-Vanzetti, Lindbergh, Sam Sheppard, JFK, Vincent Foster, JonBenet Ramsey, O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson, and the abduction of Elizabeth Smart. The third, a mystery novel, involves the ever-widening scourge of international white slavery. This most recent book includes the Phil Spector case and Dr. Lee's experiences identifying bodies in the genocide atrocities in Bosnia and Croatia. His latest novel is titled The Strange Death of Napoleon Bonaparte.
He writes full-time, is past president of the Connecticut Authors Association, member of the Mystery Writers of America and the International Association of Crime Writers.
As an author and crime analyst, Dr. Labriola lectures extensively on mystery, forensic science and true crime issues. For the past five years he has been a regular, worldwide lecturer aboard the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, the Emerald Princess and Norwegian Cruise Line ships.
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The Maltese Murders
The action begins when Professor Kater Weld, of Brent Institute of Biotechnology, is found shot to death. Weld has developed a revolutionary new inhaler that reportedly blocks the harmful effects of any germ used in a bioterror attack. Dr. David Brooks investigates this and a succession of other murders related to Brent, the inhaler and the summit in Malta.
Murders At Brent Institute
A key scientist at Brent Institute is murdered, Dr. David Brooks has only a box of chocolates left at the crime scene and signs that it may have been a contract killing. After second murder follows and it becomes obvious that Dr. Brooks may be the next target. When a colleague's daughter is kidnapped, Dr. Brooks must come up with a plan to catch the killer.
Murders at Hollings General
Murders at Hollings General is a medical mystery involving a series of bizarre homicides at a major teaching hospital in New England. The protagonist, Dr. David Brooks, is an engaging if somewhat quirky doctor/amateur sleuth who confines his practice to making afternoon house calls for other physicians. This is the first in a series of Dr. David Brooks mysteries.
The Strange Death of Napoleon Bonaparte
American historian and international treasure hunter, Paul D’Arneau, is commissioned by the Parisian Gens de Vérité to determine if Napoleon was murdered. If so, how and by whom? Excursions to the islands of Elba and St. Helena reveal more than Paul bargained for. How does the Mob know of his every move? How does the Mob know of his every move? Where do arsenic and DNA fit in?
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