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Books and profile for Patricia Cornwell

The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell

‘The Body Farm’ is the 5th novel by Patricia Cornwell featuring Virginia Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. In addition to being Virginia’s Chief Medical Examiner and being in charge of a busy morgue, Dr Kay Scarpetta is also consulting with … Continue reading

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Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell

‘Cruel and Unusual’ is Patricia Cornwell’s 4th Kay Scarpetta novel. Somewhere between the previous novel and this one, the love of Kay’s life Mark has died, Kay has moved house, and Kay’s niece Lucy has done a lot of growing … Continue reading

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All That Remains by Patricia Cornwell

‘All That Remains’ is the 3rd Scarpetta novel by Patricia Cornwell. Once again it contains an excellent mystery as well as the ongoing development of the regular characters. Young Couples have been going missing from their cars with the semi-skeletonised … Continue reading

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Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell

‘Body of Evidence’ is the 2nd instalment in Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta series featuring the tough female Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. Beryl Madison was a reclusive author of historical romance novels. But her current work is an autobiography which promises … Continue reading

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Patricia Cornwell Profile and Books

Patricia Cornwell was born in 1956 in Miami, Florida. Her father was an appellate court lawyer who left the family when Cornwell was only 5 years old. Her mother then took her and her two brothers to North Carolina, but … Continue reading

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Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

‘Postmortem’ is the first of Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta novels. I first read this book soon after it was written in 1990 and I’d forgotten how good it is. Alas, some younger people may find this book difficult to deal with … Continue reading

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