From Potter's Field

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Penguin, 2005 - Fiction - 369 pages
18 Reviews

In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.

Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault. She soon realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill—Scarpetta herself.

  

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Review: From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta #6)

User Review  - Emily-Jane Orford - Goodreads

You can't judge a book by its cover. Certainly not if it's highlighted with the label: #1 New York Times Best Seller. What do they do with these labels? Sell them. They must. It certainly doesn't say ... Read full review

Review: From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta #6)

User Review  - Francis P. - Goodreads

Top Dog Book(s) Review – Cornwell, Patricia: “From Potters Field”; Cornwell, Patricia: “Port Mortuary” There are myriad unread books lying around my house from who knows where. I came across “From ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
13
Section 4
29
Section 5
45
Section 6
58
Section 7
59
Section 8
79
Section 13
167
Section 14
177
Section 15
195
Section 16
217
Section 17
245
Section 18
271
Section 19
287
Section 20
309

Section 9
95
Section 10
109
Section 11
123
Section 12
145
Section 21
325
Section 22
339
Section 23
355
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Patricia Cornwell was born in Miami, Florida on June 9, 1956. When she was nine years old, her mother tried to give her and her two brothers to evangelist Billy Graham and his wife to care for. For a while the children lived with missionaries since their mother was unable to care for them. After graduating from Davidson College in 1979, she worked for The Charlotte Observer eventually covering the police beat and winning an investigative reporting award from the North Carolina Press Association for a series of articles on prostitution and crime in downtown Charlotte. Her award-winning biography of Ruth Bell Graham, the wife of Billy Graham, A Time for Remembering, was published in 1983. From 1984 to 1990, she worked as a technical writer and a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia. While working for the medical examiner, she began to write novels. Although the award-winning novel Postmortem was initially rejected by seven different publishers, once it was published in 1990 it became the only novel ever to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d'Adventure, in one year. She is the author of the Kay Scarpetta series, the Andy Brazil series, and the Winston Garano series. She has also written two cookbooks Scarpetta's Winter Table and Food to Die For; a children's book Life's Little Fable; and non-fiction works like Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper - Case Closed. Her title Dust made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013

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