Life in the Morgue


Fiction - General
206 Pages
Reviewed on 11/28/2019
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Author Biography

Lance Anderson spent most of his life as an ironworker until he decided it was time for a change. He took a job at the medical examiner’s office, where he worked for six years and assisted in more than two thousand cases until he was forced to retire due to vision problems. Life in the Morgue is his debut novel, but he has also written two movie scripts that are in the process of being produced
The author's experience of working in a medical examiner's office and as a paranormal investigator gives credibility to the topic and the stories discussed help readers connect with his words easily.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Life in the Morgue by Lance Anderson is the story of Greg who wanted a change from his job as a laborer with a demolition company. He came across a website listing open state jobs and he applied for the post of a morgue technician even though he did not have any medical experience or working with the dead. He was sure he would get a rejection letter and he was surprised when they called him again for a second interview. The book speaks about the people working at the morgue and their stories and experiences, each interesting and intriguing in its own way.

The author's experience of working in a medical examiner's office and as a paranormal investigator gives credibility to the topic and the stories discussed help readers connect with his words easily. The stories are honest and some of them will leave readers surprised and intrigued. The book gives a peek into the lives of the people working in the morgue and Greg's experiences while working there will keep readers glued to the pages until the very end. The story is exciting and will make readers curious when it comes to learning about the lives of those working in a morgue and the normal/paranormal situations they encounter. The characters and the stories are memorable. The choice of topic for this book is quite fascinating and different. The narration is detailed and the author manages to keep the curiosity levels of readers on a high until the very end. The style of writing is fluid and the author keeps the pace and momentum going in a story that deals with the dead.