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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- Thursday Apr 24

"@ellasw1081 Hope my new #scarpetta book #dust arrives tomorrow. Just finished a #christmas Book so am free to start another book! #happy":)
- Thursday Apr 24

"@runalongwomble @1pcornwell Scarpetta as a Disney Princess would be refreshing change :)"I think so
- Thursday Apr 24

"@AppalachianPop @1pcornwell I started reading you in middle school & 20 yrs on still hang onto every word. THANK YOU!"such wonderful words!
- Thursday Apr 24

@LindsayMouse: @1pcornwell Does Mickey need help from Scarpetta ;)”yes protection from a serial cat
- Thursday Apr 24

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One of my heroes.

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 >

We ask a celebrity a set of devilishly probing questions – and only accept THE definitive answer. This week it’s novelist Patricia Cornwell’s turn. Read More >