Episode 65: Smollop: William Shy

The Pillaged Grave of a Civil War Hero
The Strange Case of Colonel William Shy
Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
The Body Farm (A Scarpetta Novel): Dr. Kay Scarpetta novel, #5 in the series
Dr. Bass’ son, Jefferson, is writing a novel series based on the Body Farm. Series order:

  1. Carved in Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  2. Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  3. The Devil’s Bones: A Novel (Body Farm Novels)
  4. Bones of Betrayal (Body Farm Novels)
  5. The Bone Thief: A Body Farm Novel (Body Farm Novels)
  6. The Bone Yard: A Body Farm Novel
  7. Madonna and Corpse (Body Farm Novel)
  8. The Inquisitor’s Key (Body Farm)
  9. Jordan’s Stormy Banks: A Body Farm Novella
  10. prequel: Cut to the Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  11. prequel: The Breaking Point: A Body Farm Novel

Jefferson Bass’ official website has a photo and video tour of the Body Farm in Tennessee.
band names from this episode:

  • Kiss Kasket
  • Body Farm
  • Shy Corpse

episode trivia: Carla, your friendly librarian, took a Forensic Anthropology course at UNCC, using Human Osteology: A Laboratory and Field Manual, Dr. Bass’ textbook. Yes, I had my “own” corpse.
And yes, you can buy a Kiss Kasket.

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