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BBC News – Dorset police shine light on lost novel

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Part of a novel lost when a blind woman’s pen ran out without her knowing has been salvaged with the help of a forensic police team in Dorset.Trish Vickers, from Charmouth, had written 26 pages of her first novel.But when she asked her son to read it back to her there was nothing but blank pages.They called staff in the fingerprint bureau who volunteered their time and revealed the missing words by shining a crime light on the indentations.Staff used the tool’s bright light on the pages as it enhanced the shadows left by the pen strokes.Kerry Savage, from Dorset Police, said: “Fortunately apart from one line we managed to retrieve the whole lot.

via BBC News – Dorset police shine light on lost novel.

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Written by edparnell

April 12, 2012 at 9:58 pm

Posted in Awesome, Books

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