Red Mist

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Little, Brown Book Group, Nov 26, 2011 - Fiction - 512 pages
29 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  - 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

Review: Red Mist (Kay Scarpetta #19)

User Review  - Rachel Nowakowski - Goodreads

Read nearly all of this in one day, just a smidgeon left over for the next! Not read a Scarpetta in ages and have read this out of sync but had a short yelp of glee when I realised that the story has ... 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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