Black Notice: Scarpetta

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Penguin, Aug 1, 2000 - Fiction - 544 pages
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The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.
 

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A very odd book. I was with her until the whole Paris thing about 3/4 through the book. It just seemed so unrealistic in an otherwise decent plot. I really felt badly for the long-suffering Marino ... Read full review

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User Review  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

Perhaps the weakest of Cornwall's novels that I've yet read. What I like about the novels is both their story lines and the amount of forensic medical information that they portray. This one, however ... Read full review

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Patricia Cornwell is considered one of the world's bestselling crime writers. Her intrepid medical examiner Kay Scarpetta first appeared on the scene in 1990 withPostmortem—the only novel to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards and the French Prix du Roman d'Aventure in a single year—and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain's prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author. Ms. Cornwell's work is translated into thirty-six languages across more than fifty countries, and she is regarded as one of the major international bestselling authors.

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