Kay Scarpetta Series

25 primary works • 42 total works
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is best known as the beautiful blonde Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia at Richmond. She is also known as one of the top forensic pathologists in the country. Along the way, the series also features FBI profiler Benton Wesley, Kay’s genius niece Lucy Farinelli, and the unhealthy and balding homicide detective…

Book 1

Postmortem
4.01
· 224271 Ratings · 3130 Reviews · published 1990 · 168 editions
Four women with nothing in common, united only in …
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Book 2

Body of Evidence
4.03
· 71879 Ratings · 1283 Reviews · published 1991 · 132 editions
After months of menacing phone calls and feeling t…
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Book 3

All That Remains
4.05
· 66174 Ratings · 1069 Reviews · published 1992 · 129 editions
In Richmond, Virginia, young lovers are dying. So …
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Book 4

Cruel & Unusual
4.12
· 105873 Ratings · 977 Reviews · published 1993 · 131 editions
An earlier cover edition for this ISBN can be foun…
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Book 5

The Body Farm
4.05
· 71362 Ratings · 1315 Reviews · published 1994 · 117 editions
The Body Farm - a research institute that tests th…
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Book 6

From Potter's Field
4.05
· 54932 Ratings · 883 Reviews · published 1995 · 8 editions
Christmas has never been a particularly good time …
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Book 7

Cause of Death
3.94
· 46685 Ratings · 875 Reviews · published 1996 · 114 editions
It is New Year's Eve, the last day of Virginia's b…
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Book 8

Unnatural Exposure
4.07
· 55844 Ratings · 743 Reviews · published 1997 · 119 editions
See alternate cover edition here

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Book 9

Point of Origin
4.03
· 60840 Ratings · 745 Reviews · published 1998 · 104 editions
A farmhouse destroyed by fire
A body amongst the ru…
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Book 9.5

Scarpetta's Winter Table
3.55
· 2362 Ratings · 89 Reviews · published 1998 · 5 editions
When Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the intrepid chief medical…
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Book 10

Black Notice
3.89
· 37997 Ratings · 774 Reviews · published 1999 · 111 editions
An intriguing Dr Kay Scarpetta novel which will ta…
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Book 11

The Last Precinct
3.87
· 35613 Ratings · 637 Reviews · published 2000 · 99 editions
Librarian's Note: This is an alternate-cover editi…
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Book 12

Blow Fly
3.79
· 39427 Ratings · 1003 Reviews · published 2003 · 112 editions
In Blow Fly, Kay Scarpetta stands at the threshold…
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Book 13

Trace
3.81
· 33145 Ratings · 961 Reviews · published 2004 · 91 editions
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing from South Flor…
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Book 14

Predator
3.72
· 30425 Ratings · 1067 Reviews · published 2005 · 88 editions
Scarpetta, now freelancing with the National Foren…
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Book 15

Book of the Dead
3.69
· 30229 Ratings · 1607 Reviews · published 2007 · 99 editions
Soon after relocating to Charleston, S.C., to laun…
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Book 16

Scarpetta
3.78
· 31156 Ratings · 1675 Reviews · published 2008 · 87 editions
Leaving behind her private forensic pathology prac…
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Book 17

The Scarpetta Factor
3.73
· 24476 Ratings · 1416 Reviews · published 2009 · 1 edition
It is the week before Christmas and Dr Kay Scarpet…
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Book 18

Port Mortuary
3.60
· 21136 Ratings · 1684 Reviews · published 2010 · 72 editions
Port Mortuary, the title of Patricia Cornwell's ei…
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Book 19

Red Mist
3.78
· 23460 Ratings · 1830 Reviews · published 2011 · 58 editions
The new Kay Scarpetta novel from the world's #1 b…
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Book 20

The Bone Bed
3.69
· 21719 Ratings · 1933 Reviews · published 2012 · 56 editions
A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone…
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Book 21

Dust
3.61
· 17808 Ratings · 1702 Reviews · published 2013 · 6 editions
Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta…
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Book 22

Flesh and Blood
3.71
· 17689 Ratings · 1713 Reviews · published 2014 · 4 editions
It's a sunny morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …
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Book 23

Depraved Heart
3.63
· 18324 Ratings · 1726 Reviews · published 2015 · 66 editions
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a highly suspicious d…
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Book 24

Chaos
3.59
· 15660 Ratings · 1596 Reviews · published 2016 · 2 editions
#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Corn…
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Book 25

Autopsy
3.69
· 26 Ratings · 1 Reviews · expected publication 2021 · 17 editions
Scarpetta is back! In this twenty-fifth in the ele…
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Book 1-2

The First Scarpetta Collection: Postmortem / Body of Evidence
Fans of Patricia Cornwell, the number one megastar…
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Book 1,3

Postmortem / All That Remains Omnibus
4.34
· 164 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2003 · 1 edition
POSTMORTEM The first Dr Kay Scarpetta novel which …
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Book 1-3

Postmortem / Body of Evidence / All That Remains
4.30
· 557 Ratings · 23 Reviews · published 1997 · 6 editions
From the master storyteller Patricia Cornwell come…
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Book 1-4

Kay Scarpetta 1: Postmortem / Memoires Mortes / Et Il Restera Que Poussiere / Une Peine D'Exception
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Book 2, 4

Isle of Dogs / Cruel and Unusual / Body of Evidence: Gift Set
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Book 3, 4

The Patricia Cornwell CD Audio Treasury: All That Remains / Cruel & Unusual
Two great Patricia Cornwell audio titles for the p…
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Book 3-5

Cruel and Unusual / Body of Evidence / All That Remains: Audio Collection
Patricia Cornwell reads from three of her finest t…
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Book 4, 5

Une peine d'exception \ La séquence des corps
French version omnibus of Cruel & Unusual and The …
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Book 4-6

A Second Scarpetta Omnibus: Cruel And Unusual / The Body Farm / From Potter's Field
Book by Patricia Cornwell
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Book 5, 6

The Body Farm / From Potter's Field
4.42
· 353 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2011 · 1 edition
This great-value double-pack contains books five a…
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Book 5-7

The Body Farm / From Potter's Field / Cause of Death: Three Book Set
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Book 5-8

Kay Scarpetta 2: La Sequence Des Corps / Une Mort Sans Nom / Morts En Eaux Troubles / Mordoc
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Book 7, 8

Trübe Wasser Sind Kalt / Der Keim Des Verderbens
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Book 7, 8, 9, 10, 13

Patricia Cornwell Five Scarpetta Novels
4.47
· 510 Ratings · 11 Reviews · published 2011 · 3 editions
Patricia Cornwell has won countless awards for her…
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Book 7-9

A Third Scarpetta Omnibus: Cause Of Death / Unnatural Exposure / Point Of Origin
CAUSE OF DEATH - New year's Eve & the final murder…
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Book 11, 12, 14, 15

Four Scarpetta Novels: The Last Precinct / Blow Fly / Predator / The Book of the Dead
FOUR EXTRAORDINARY NOVELS FEATURING KAY SCARPETTA

F…
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