Patricia Cornwell


Depraved Heart (2015)

Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a highly suspicious death scene in an historic home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages, immediately begins playing… and seems to be from her niece Lucy. But how can it be? It’s clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago.

As Scarpetta watches she comes to grips with frightening secrets about her niece, whom she loves like a daughter. That first clip and then others sent soon after raise dangerous implications that increasingly isolate Scarpetta and leave her confused, alarmed, and not knowing where to turn. She doesn’t know whom she can tell—not her FBI agent husba... Read More >

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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 >