Patricia Cornwell turns from forensics to police procedures in her latest novel, Hornet's Nest. This book is less a thriller than a character study of the main characters: Judy Hammer, chief of police in Charlotte, North Carolina; Hammer's deputy, Virginia West; and Andy Brazil, a young reporter assigned to ride with the police as they go about their jobs.
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HORNET'S NESTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the most famous medical examiner in fiction (see Cause of Death, p. 715, etc.), will have to fend for herself this time, as her creator leaves her behind for a big- city cop novel ... Read full review
Hornets NestUser Review - frankie66 - Overstock.com
I have read many of Cornwells books. This was the first not about Dr.Scarpetta. First of all I did not like the endingit seemed rushedno real suspense. I couldnt read fast enough just to get through ... Read full review