Patricia Cornwell

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AUTOPSY

AUTOPSY(2021)

Scarpetta is back! In this twenty-fifth in the electrifying, landmark #1 bestselling thriller series chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta hunts an ingenious killer who has mastered cutting-edge science for the most nefarious ends. Forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta has returned to Virginia as the chief medical examiner. Finding herself the new girl in town once again after being away for many years, she’s inherited an overbearing secretary and a legacy of neglect and possible corruption. She and her husband Benton Wesley, now a forensic psychologist with the U.S. Secret Service, have relocated to Old Town Alexandria where she’s headquartered five miles from the Pentagon in a post-pandemic world that’s been torn... Read More >

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Cornwell’s Scarpetta returns with HarperCollins for 25th novel

Patricia Cornwell is bringing back Dr Kay Scarpetta for Autopsy, the 25th book in her bestselling series, for HarperCollins.Read More >

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Former Charlotte Observer reporter Patricia Cornwell introduced her sleuth, medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, back in 1990 in "Postmortem." Since then the 24 Scarpetta novels have easily sold more than 100 million copies worldw... Read More >