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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"@EdVanWick Just finished Dust and Trace and both were terrific reading. Predator is next on my list to read."it's very scary
- Thursday Apr 17

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- Thursday Apr 17

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- Wednesday Apr 16

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- Wednesday Apr 16

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NEWS

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 >

What Liz Smith says about Dust

At that time in my life I was into wash-and-wear men who required no effort to maintain with no harm done. I wanted men who were easy to clean up after, cheap men, simple men to have sex with, to be served an... Read More >