Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell on Her Crime Library


Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell, 58, is author of 32 books, including her latest, “Flesh and Blood” (William Morrow). She spoke with Marc Myers.  On Christmas morning of 1961, my father walked out on us. I was 5 and could hear my parents fighting. When I saw the suitcases, I wrapped myself around his leg, but he shook me off at the front door. Then he was gone. More