Patricia Cornwell

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DUST (2013)

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.

A body, oddly draped in an unusual cloth, has just been discovered inside the sheltered gates of MIT and it’s suspected the identity is that of missing computer engineer Gail Shipman, last seen the night before at a trendy Cambridge bar. It appears she’s been murdered mere weeks before the trial of her hundred-million-dollar lawsuit against her former financial managers, and Scarpetta doubts it’s a coincidence. She also fears the case may have a connection w... Read More >

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The “Good Morning America” anchor and author of “Everybody’s Got Something” calls Maya Angelou her literary hero: As a teenager in Mississippi, “I identified with her quest for independence.”Read More >

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