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Patricia Cornwell Five Scarpetta Novels (Kay Scarpetta #7, 8, 9, 10, 13)

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Patricia Cornwell has won countless awards for her novels of chilling suspense and cutting-edge forensic detail-and Kay Scarpetta, her most famous creation, was chosen by the Sherlock Awards as the best detective created by an American author. Don't miss these five novels featuring Scarpetta, Virginia medical examiner and FBI consultant, from the #1 New York Times bestsell ...more
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Published July 5th 2011 by Berkley Books
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Jan 20, 2012 Ann rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was my first experience with Patricia Cornwell's famous character Kay Scarpetta, and I will definitely be looking for more. I really enjoyed the novels, right up until the last of this set of five - for some reason, the fifth novel included here is not the next novel in the series, as the previous four had been - there are at least two or three between the fourth novel, Black Notice, and the fifth, Trace, and I cannot figure out the logic behind that strange editorial decision - you leave t ...more
Apr 14, 2012 Zrinka rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
All five novels are great crime stories and having a woman as a lead character adds a nice touch.
Jul 26, 2014 Sjb59 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of my favourite authors. The crimes are rich in detail and the parallel stories of Scarpetta's relationships with her niece and colleagues Benson Wesley and Pete Marino follow through the books, showing us the vulnerabilities of the strong and complex central character.
Dan Donovan
Decent storyteller trying to out wow everybody

Overblown characters, too bizarre story lines, confused threads. Ms. Cornwells' books have come a long ways - down. Either that or my limited IQ has magically increased substantially.
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Laura Tallent
Great murder/mystery/suspense collection!
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Aug 04, 2016 Melanie Robinson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
enjoyed the books but a little disappointed that I didn't read more carefully, these books are not 5 right in order.
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the mistress of procedural crime at her best. All of them a joy, even when they are a little over the top
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Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, in 1990 while working as a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia. Postmortem, was the first bona fide forensic thriller. It paved the way for an explosion of entertainment featuring in all things forensic across film, television and literature.

Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony,
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Other Books in the Series

Kay Scarpetta (1 - 10 of 24 books)
  • Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1)
  • Body of Evidence (Kay Scarpetta, #2)
  • All That Remains (Kay Scarpetta, #3)
  • Cruel & Unusual (Kay Scarpetta, #4)
  • The Body Farm (Kay Scarpetta, #5)
  • From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta, #6)
  • Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta, #7)
  • Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, #8)
  • Point of Origin (Kay Scarpetta, #9)
  • Black Notice (Kay Scarpetta, #10)

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