The tenth and final book in the “Body Farm” series comes out Tuesday, and you can meet its authors.

Dr. William Bass and author Jon Jefferson will stop by a number of area book stores this week to sign copies of “Without Mercy,” their thriller that follows the fictional forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton after he is called to investigate skeletal remains found chained to a tree.

Book signing schedule:

Tuesday, Oct. 4
7 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Inc, 8029 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37919

Wednesday, Oct. 5
7 p.m.

Books-a-Million, 310 S Illinois Ave Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Thursday, Oct. 6
7 p.m.

Books-a-Million, Governor's Crossing 190 Collier Dr Sevierville, TN 3786

Friday, Oct. 7
6 p.m.

Union Ave. Books, 517 Union Ave Knoxville, TN 37902

Dr. William Bass is the founder of the University of Tennessee's Anthropological Research Facility, known as the Body Farm. The Body Farm book series follows a fictional version of the facility. They are co-authored by Bass and Jon Jefferson under the pen name Jefferson Bass.

For more information on Bass and "Without Mercy" visit his website here.