Patricia Cornwell

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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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Kay Scarpetta Returns in Flesh and Blood, by Patricia Cornwell

For nearly 25 years, Patricia Cornwell has been delighting mystery/thriller fans with one of the genre’s greatest female characters and greatest detectives in general. Kay Scarpetta endures because Cornwell has crafted he... Read More >

Patricia Cornwell joins Suzy Klein

Suzy Klein sits in for Claudia Winkleman and is joined by author Patricia Cornwell to discuss the new Kay Scarpetta novel. Listen... Read More >