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Patricia Cornwell Books

Postmortem

cornwell-booksIn Cornwell's debut novel, we meet Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Medical Examiner for the State of Virginia. She is as determined to solve a string of murders as the cops are to get her out of their way.

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Body of Evidence

books-patricia-cornwellDr. Kay Scarpetta is out to solve the mystery of a murdered romance writer in this fast-paced thriller by Patricia Cornwell.

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All That Remains

patricia-cornwellWhat kind of killer leaves a calling card at the scene of the crime? Kay Scarpetta tries to discover the identity of a man who leaves a king of hearts behind whenever he kills.

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Cruel and Unusual

books-patricia-cornwellCornwell takes on the issue of capital punishment... in a case when the wrong man is executed, the real killer might still be in the community stalking another victim.

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The Body Farm

When an 11-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta finds she has another chance to stop one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career.

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Unnatural Exposure

patricia-cornwellA psychopath intimatey versed in the subject of death is even more intimately versed in Kay Scarpetta-and has many different plans to kill her.

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Point of Origin

cornwell-booksDr Kay Scarpetta is called out to the remains of a farmhouse recently destroyed by fire. In the ruins she finds the body of someone who has died a violent and grisly death.

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Black Notice

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search – and on a mission that pulls her in conflicting directions: toward career safety, or toward the truth.

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The Last Precinct

cornwell-booksAfter staving off an attack by a suspected serial killer, Kay Scarpetta finds herself in the harsh glare of the spotlight.

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Hornet's Nest

patricia-cornwellHornet's Nest is a character study of three people: Judy Hammer, chief of police in Charlotte, her deputy, Virginia West; and Andy Brazil, a young reporter assigned to ride with them as they work.

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Southern Cross

Cornwell takes us into Richmond, Virginia, in a tale of corruption, scandal, and robberies that escalate to murder.  Police Chief Judy Hammer has been brought in to clean up the police force...

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Trace

cornwell-booksDr. Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing in Florida, returns to Richmond, Virginia, where the new chief medical examiner says he needs her help to solve a mystifying crime.

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Portrait of a Killer – Jack the Ripper: Case Closed

patricia-cornwellPatricia Cornwell delves into the sordid world of Jack the Ripper. Can modern forensic techniques help identify the perpetrator of the Whitechapel murders?

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