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Book Quote Meme

Gakked from unovis

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Do what's actually next to you.


Your best bet on the seemingly cold trail of an auto-related theft is fingerprints.

This is from "Howdunit: How Crimes are Solved", Ed. John Boertlein (2001), Chapter 13: Crime Tools Guide.

The book is a summary of the "Howdunit" series of books for crime writers. Each is written by a professional in the area. The quality is a bit uneven, but they in general they are both useful and entertaining.

It's next to my computer because I'm still researching for that due South plotty crime fic.