Patricia Cornwell


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    Thriller

    Nov-2015

    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 clea...

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    Thriller

    Nov-2015

    Patricia Cornwell delivers the newest engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.Depraved Heart: Void of social duty and fatally bent on mischief. Mayes v. People, 806 III. 306 (1883)Dr. Kay Scarpetta i...

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    Medical Thriller

    Nov-2014

    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 o...

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    Medical Thriller

    Nov-2013

    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 a...

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    Medical Thriller

    Oct-2012

    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. ...

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    Medical Thriller

    Dec-2011

    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 k...

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    Medical Thriller

    Dec-2010

    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 t...

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    Suspense

    Nov-2009

    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 creat...

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    Medical Thriller

    Oct-2009

    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 Med...

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    Medical Thriller

    Dec-2008

    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 han...

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    Thriller

    May-2008

    Win Garano and Monique Lamont - 2

    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 willing...

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    Medical Thriller

    Nov-2006

    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 Cha...

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    Thriller

    Jun-2006

    Win Garano and Monique Lamont - 1

    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 sh...

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    Medical Thriller

    Oct-2005

    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 e...

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    Medical Thriller

    Sep-2004

    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. W...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2003

    Now updated with new material that brings the killer's picture into clearer focus.In the fall of 1888, all of London was held in the grip of unspeakable terror.  An elusive madman calling himself Jack the Ripper was brutally butchering women in the...

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    Medical Thriller

    Oct-2003

    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 ch...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Oct-2001

    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 th...

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    Medical Thriller

    Oct-2000

    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 ...

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    Medical Thriller

    Aug-1999

    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 see...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jan-1999

    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 difficul...

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    Medical Thriller

    Jul-1998

    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 Sc...

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    Medical Thriller

    Jul-1997

    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...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jan-1997

    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 J...

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    Medical Thriller

    Jul-1996

    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 w...

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    Medical Thriller

    Aug-1995

    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...

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    Medical Thriller

    Sep-1994

    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...

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    Medical Thriller

    Jun-1993

    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 su...

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    Medical Thriller

    Aug-1992

    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 dif...

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    Medical Thriller

    Apr-1992

    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 scra...

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    Medical Thriller

    Sep-1990

    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 ...

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