What Lies Beneath

My Life as a Forensic Search and Rescue Expert



Dive into “What Lies Beneath,” the gripping memoir of Peter Faulding, Britain’s top forensic search expert. From harrowing murder cases to mysterious deaths, Faulding’s journey through dark, dangerous scenes reveals the truth behind the headlines. It’s an extraordinary tale of dedication, danger, and the pursuit of justice.

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Number of pages: 304

Published: 22 February 2024

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Dive into the heart of darkness with “What Lies Beneath,” the riveting memoir of Peter Faulding – Britain’s preeminent forensic search and rescue expert. Lauded by Peter James, the author of “Picture You Dead,” as a narrative as compelling as the finest thriller, this book promises an unforgettable journey into the realms of crime, investigation, and the quest for justice.

Peter Faulding stands at the forefront of forensic search, dedicating his life to unraveling mysteries that lie hidden beneath the surface. His work encompasses the recovery of bodies, identification of unmarked graves, and rescuing individuals from perilous situations beyond the reach of conventional emergency services. Faulding’s expertise is not just about confronting death; it’s about piercing the veil of the unknown, bringing closure to families, and aiding in the pursuit of justice.

“What Lies Beneath” offers an unparalleled glimpse into Faulding’s high-stakes world. Readers will find themselves beside him as he navigates booby-trapped tunnels, delves into dark waters concealing gruesome secrets, and traverses sinister crime scenes. His narrative provides fresh insights into some of Britain’s most chilling murder cases, including the investigations into serial killer Peter Tobin, the unresolved disappearance of Nicola Payne, and the tragic murder of Helen McCourt. Faulding also casts new light on the mysterious death of MI6 worker Gareth Williams, showcasing his commitment to uncovering the truth, no matter how elusive.

Beyond the thrill and horror of these cases, Faulding’s story is one of profound dedication and skill. His evolution into a highly regarded search specialist illustrates the critical role forensic science plays in modern law enforcement. By assisting investigators and police in their relentless search for evidence, Faulding has become an indispensable ally in the fight against crime, helping to bring some of the country’s most notorious criminals to justice.

Prepare to be captivated by “What Lies Beneath,” where every page turn reveals the stark realities of Faulding’s profession. It’s a testament to the human spirit’s resilience and the unyielding pursuit of truth in the face of darkness. This book is not just a memoir; it’s an invitation to witness the extraordinary lengths one man will go to in the name of justice.

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Weight 236 g
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.9 × 2 cm