Blow Fly

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003 - Fiction - 465 pages
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And could this request be somehow related to the Louisiana case?" "Her friends and family by her side, Scarpetta must unravel a twisting conspiracy with an international reach and confront the shock of her life - a blow that will force her to question the loyalty and trust of all she holds dear."--BOOK JACKET.

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

The plot twisted and intricate, the characters developed nicely. Scarpetta seems like she plays a smaller role, or rather other characters emerge. Old villains continue to plague the members of the Last Precinct. The ending leaves room for another novel...I'll get it next month. Read full review

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

Cornwell writes a descriptive and detailed novel. The utter meanness of criminals is hard to digest, at times. In this caper, the good guys and the bad guys collide. In the end, Benton is alive. The ... Read full review

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Patricia Cornwell's most recent number-one bestsellers include Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-Case Closed, The Last Precinct, and Isle of Dogs. Her earlier work includes Postmortem-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 year's best crime novel of 1993. Her fictional chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, won the 1999 Sherlock Award for best detective created by an American author. Cornwell helped establish the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine, the first forensic training facility of its kind in the nation, and serves as the Institute's Chairman of the Board.

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