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Patricia Cornwell

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Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, while working as a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia. At her first signing, held during a lunch break from the morgue, Patricia sold no copies of Postmortem and fielded exactly one question – an elderly woman asked her where she could find the cookbooks.

Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure prize – the first book ever to claim them all these distinctions in a single year. To date, Cornwell’s books have sold some 100 million copies in thirty-six languages in over 120 countries. She’s authored twenty-three New York Times bestsellers.

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Average rating: 3.84 · 701,748 ratings · 19,403 reviews · 70 distinct works · Similar authors
Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1)
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 118,914 ratings — published 1990 — 98 editions
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Cruel & Unusual (Kay Scarpe...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 66,352 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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The Body Farm (Kay Scarpett...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 40,734 ratings — published 1994 — 87 editions
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Body of Evidence (Kay Scarp...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 40,159 ratings — published 1991 — 85 editions
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Point of Origin (Kay Scarpe...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 38,486 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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All That Remains (Kay Scarp...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 36,571 ratings — published 1992 — 87 editions
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Unnatural Exposure (Kay Sca...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 35,396 ratings — published 1997 — 85 editions
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From Potter's Field (Kay Sc...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 31,964 ratings — published 1995 — 87 editions
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Cause of Death (Kay Scarpet...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 28,551 ratings — published 1996 — 83 editions
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Blow Fly (Kay Scarpetta, #12)
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 24,839 ratings — published 2003 — 77 editions
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“Do no harm & leave the world a better place than you found it.”
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“rain slowly slides down the glass as if the night is crying.”
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“I wouldn't want to assume that all men are like you. If I did, I know I would give them up entirely”
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