Jeffery Deaver — American Writer born on May 06, 1950,

Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/crime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working as a journalist. He later practiced law before embarking on a successful career as a best-selling novelist. He has been awarded the Steel Dagger and Short Story Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association and the Nero Wolfe Award, and he is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the Year and a winner of the British Thumping Good Read Award. His novels have appeared on bestseller lists around the world, including The New York Times, The Times, Italy's Corriere della Sera, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The Los Angeles Times... (wikipedia)

Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories.
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The best way to learn about writing is to study the work of other writers you admire.
If you have a craftsman's command of the language and basic writing techniques you'll be able to write - as long as you know what you want to say.
Ideally, I like to integrate the human issues into the suspense story itself.