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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NEWS

Patricia Cornwell Inks Two-Book Deal

Author Patricia Cornwell has landed a two-book deal with HarperCollins.   Both titles continue the story of medical examiner Kay Scarpetta. The William Morrow imprint will publish the first book in Fall 2016 and the second ... Read More >

DEPRAVED HEART

I’m excited to tell you the title of my next Scarpetta novel: DEPRAVED HEART. You’ve seen some of the research I’ve been doing (diving in the Bermuda Triangle, flying, firearms training). So get ready for DEPRAVED HEART... Read More >