Red Mist

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Little, Brown Book Group, Nov 26, 2011 - Fiction - 512 pages
37 Reviews
Kay Scarpetta has arranged to meet an inmate at the high-security Georgia Prison for Women. The prisoner is a convicted sex offender and the mother of a vicious and diabolically brilliant killer. Against advice, Scarpetta is determined to hear this woman out she believes she may hold some answers to the murder of her former deputy. But soon she finds connections to a string of grisly killings, including the slaughter of a Savannah family years earlier. She can see a pattern to these killings, but who is behind them and why? As she learns more, Scarpetta is compelled to conclude that this is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale. And she is the only one who can stop it...

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Review: Red Mist (Kay Scarpetta #19)

User Review  - Eyehavenofilter - Goodreads

Something seems to be falling by the wayside here, I'm not sure what it is but these later books are just not as interesting as her earlier books, and they are much more gruesome. I know I'm not the ... Read full review

Review: Red Mist (Kay Scarpetta #19)

User Review  - Anna Mcmullen - Goodreads

This book confused me. Where are the strong, self-possessed women characters? Why does it feel like the author is bored with what she's created? If this was a first reading of Cornwell's work I wouldn't be coming back. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Patricia Cornwell's first novel, Postmortem, was published in 1990 and won five international awards. Her Scarpetta novels have since become Number One bestsellers throughout the world.

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