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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- Tuesday Jul 29

"@mbuvim:1st came across Kay Scarpetta when i was 12, every memory of every book afterwards still vivid. Your work is classic."I was 12 too.
- Tuesday Jul 29

#Scarpetta is back because she's never gone. But she's bad about tweeting me. Hasn't friended me on FB either.
- Monday Jul 28

RT @librarylovefest: Kay Scarpetta is Back! #FleshandBlood @WmMorrowBks @1pcornwell
- Monday Jul 28

MT"@sharon_hallett Saw this in Northern France! A store named after my fave literary character. How cool is that!"ha!
- Sunday Jul 27

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