Death's Acre by Jefferson Bass. Fascinating inside account of the most unique forensic "lab". Thinking of being shipped there upon my demise! Become an instrument of crime solving instead of just pushing up daisies.
While helping excavate a newly discovered chamber beneath the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, France, Miranda Lovelady, Dr. Bill Brockton's protégé, makes a discovery that triggers a deadly tug of war between the anthropologists, the Vatican, and a maniacal religious zealot.