Patricia Cornwell


Flesh And Blood (2014)

It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday, and she’s about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there’s been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has been shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries from his car. No one has heard or seen a thing.

In this 22nd Scarpetta novel, the master forensic sleuth finds herself in the unsettling pursuit... Read More >

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  • "@almrlm1990:Wonder what Marino thinks of your drone (since that's what he likes to call people he's suspicious of or doesn't like)"not much
  • "@AmberMatha: I come home from camp and find that my boyfriend got me an autographed copy of Red Mist for my birthday"nice boyfriend!
  • @people: It's now legal to break into cars to save dogs in Tennessee”as it should be

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Patricia Cornwell Inks Two-Book Deal

Author Patricia Cornwell has landed a two-book deal with HarperCollins.   Both titles continue the story of medical examiner Kay Scarpetta. The William Morrow imprint will publish the first book in Fall 2016 and the second ... Read More >