Patricia Cornwell

Book review: Cornwell’s latest brims with head-spinning plot twists


This heart-stopping, paranoia-fueled, propulsively readable, viscerally suspenseful, disconcertingly shifty new mystery in the Kay Scarpetta series — she heads up the Cambridge Forensic Center — complete with a labyrinthine lesbian loop, bodies piling up, strange sounds, the FBI and the Cambridge police and the CIA frighteningly intertwined, and helicopters is one of the most riveting tales I’ve read in awhile. More