Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It’s clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twen...
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It's clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty...
Kay Scarpetta - 22
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...
Kay Scarpetta - 21
From the world’s number-one bestselling crime writer comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel. Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta has just returned from working one of the worst mass murders in U.S. history when she’s awakened at an early hour by Detective Pete Marino...
Kay Scarpetta - 20
A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, over two thousand miles away in Boston. She has no idea why. But as events unfold with alarming speed, Scarpet...
Kay Scarpetta - 19
Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings. The murder of an Atlanta family years ag...
Kay Scarpetta - 18
Two baffling cases of carefully conceived murder, one in the distant past and one all too recent, dominate this new Kay Scarpetta novel. A South African hate crime at the very beginning of Kay's career merges with an insidious "post-mortem" slaying that could be the portent of almost unimaginable m...
FOUR EXTRAORDINARY NOVELS FEATURING KAY SCARPETTA From the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer PATRICIA CORNWELL “When it comes to forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell.” —The New York Times Book Review “Cornwell has created a character so real, so compelling, so driven ...
Kay Scarpetta - 17
It is the week before Christmas. A tanking economy has prompted Dr. Kay Scarpetta -- despite her busy schedule and her continuing work as the senior forensic analyst for CNN -- to offer her services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. In no time at all, her increased v...
Kay Scarpetta - 16
Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured man on Bellevue Hospital?s psychiatric prison ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has spec...
At Risk featured Massachusetts state investigator Win Garano, a shrewd man of mixed-race background and a not inconsiderable chip on his shoulder; District Attorney Monique Lamont, a hard-charging woman with powerful ambitions and a troubling willingness to cut corners; and Garano's grandmother, wh...
Kay Scarpetta - 15
The Book of the Dead is the morgue kg, the ledger in which all cases are entered by hand. For Kay Scarpetta, however, it is about to acquire a new meaning. Starting over with a unique private forensic pathology practice in the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, seems like the ideal sit...
A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to run for governor, and as a showcase she's planning to use a new crime initiati...
Kay Scarpetta - 14
Scarpetta, now freelancing with the National Forensic Academy in Florida, digs into a case more bizarre than any she has ever faced, one that has produced not only unusual physical evidence, but also tantalizing clues about the inner workings of an extremely cunning and criminal mind. She and he...
Kay Scarpetta - 13
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing from South Florida, returns to the city that turned its back on her five years ago. Richmond, Virginia's recently appointed chief medical examiner claims that he needs Scarpetta's help to solve a perplexing crime. When she arrives, however, Scarpetta finds that no...
Kay Scarpetta - 12
Settling into her new life as a private forensic consultant, Kay Scarpetta agrees to investigate a cold-case in Louisiana--the baffling eight-year-old murder of a woman with a history of blackouts and violent outbursts. Then she receives news that chills her to the core: Jean-Baptiste Chandonne--th...
Andy Brazil - 3
Chaos breaks loose when the governor of Virginia orders that speed traps be painted on all streets and highways, and warns that speeders will be caught by monitoring aircraft flying overhead. But the eccentric island of Tangier, fourteen miles off the coast of Virginia in the Chesapeake Bay, respon...
Kay Scarpetta - 11
Thwarting an attack by a suspected serial killer puts Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta in the harsh-glare of the spotlight. As her personal and professional lives come under suspicion, she discovers that the so-called Werewolf murders may have extended to New York City and into the d...
Kay Scarpetta - 10
While Lucy Fairnelli goes undercover in Miami to bring down a notorious criminal cartel, Dr. Kay Scarpetta and Pete Marino discover a body in a cargo ship recently arrived from Belgium at Virginia’s Deep Water Terminal in Richmond. Initially it seems as though it may be the decomposed remains of ...
Andy Brazil - 2
Richmond, Virginia, is a city rich in Southern history, yet overrun by such modern-day problems as drug trafficking and escalating juvenile crime. Former Charlotte police chief Judy Hammer is brought in to clean up the police force--the most difficult assignment of her career. Now, in the face of o...
Kay Scarpetta - 9
The devastating fire tore through the horse farm, destroying everything it touched. Picking through the wreckage, Dr. Kay Scarpetta uncovers human remains--the work of an audacious and wily killer who uses fire to mask his brutal murders. And when Scarpetta learns that her old nemesis Carrie Grethe...
Kay Scarpetta - 8
A body is discovered in a Virginia landfill. The details--expert removal of head and limbs--mirror that of a case Dr. Kay Scarpetta has been investigating in Ireland. But for Scarpeita, the game has only just begun. The killer boldly contacts her via the Internet, signing off with the ominous scree...
Andy Brazil - 1
Meet the police department of Charlotte North Carolina. And find out why they call it the 'Hornets Nest of America.' Andy Brazil, an ambitious young reporter for The Charlotte Observer and an eager - sometimes too eager- volunteer cop; Police Chief Judy Hammer, the professionally strong yet persona...
Kay Scarpetta - 7
It is New Year's Eve, the last day of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War. Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. What kind of story was Eddings chasing below the icy surface of the E...
Kay Scarpetta - 6
Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault, a bold, brilliant killer from her past. Soon she realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill: Scarpetta herself. Now she mu...
Kay Scarpetta - 5
Kay Scarpetta is back, consulting forensic pathologist for the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, in her grittiest and most compelling case yet. In rural North Carolina, the brutal murder of eleven-year-old Emily Steiner has shaken a small town. But more distrubing are the details of the crime, chillin...
Kay Scarpetta - 4
11:05 p.m. Convicted murderer Ronnie Joe Waddell is pronounced dead in the Commonwealth of Virginia's electric chair. In the morgue, Dr. Kay Scarpetta has been waiting for Waddell's body. It's a strange feeling, preparing for an autopsy before the subject is dead. But Scarpetta's been here before. ...
Kay Scarpetta - 3
A killer is stalking young lovers. Taking their lives ... and leaving just one tantalising clue When the bodies of young courting couples start turning up in remote woodlands areas, Dr Kay Scarpetta's task as Chief Medical Examiner is made more difficult by the effects of the elements. Eight time...
Kay Scarpetta - 2
Another thrilling novel from the bestselling author of Postmortem and Black Notice After months of menacing phone calls and feeling that her every move is being watched, successful writer Beryl Madison flees Key West when a terrifying message is scratched on her car. But the very night she returns ...
Kay Scarpetta - 1
Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing with the National Forensic Academy in Florida, digs into a case more bizarre than any she has ever faced, one that has produced not only unusual physical evidence, but also tantalizing clues about the inner workings of an extremely cunning and criminal mind. She and...