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PORT MORTUARY

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Quite a homecoming for Dr. Kay Scarpetta after her six months at Dover Air Force Base—a corpse back in Cambridge that seems to have been locked away in a mortuary still alive.The man who died a block from Scarpetta's home in Norton's Woods is surrounded by mystery. No one knows his name, how he was killed, whether he died of natural causes or who installed the tiny audio receivers in his ... Read full review

Review: Port Mortuary: A Scarpetta Novel

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Lipkien

In this 18th installment of Patricia Cornwell's bestselling series, Kay Scarpetta is assigned to Port Mortuary “at Dover Air Force Base where US Armed Forces Medical Examiners take care of all military casualties” and other special cases. “It is literally a port for the dead.” Scarpetta's past is catching up to her while she completes “a training fellowship to master the art of Computer ... Read full review

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I loved it. Nice progression of characters. Some background we did not know. Marino (the big ox) continues to heal. I wish Kay would see through that lump of a husband she has. He is about as interesting as library paste. Hope to see more Lucy in future books as she is one complex character. The book was everything I wanted. I am not a critic or an expert, just one of the reading public. But we buy the books not critics. I Believe Patricia is writing for us (her public) and does not worry about the others. Stated another way she is intellectually honest not a panderer. 

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This book teams Scarpetta up once again with Marino.It's an excellent read.I throughly enjoyed it.

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Scarpetta's endless agonizing and self-doubt hampers what action transpires throughout this tale. I was sorely disappointed. J.P. Miller. Cambridge, MA

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