Port Mortuary: Scarpetta

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Penguin, Nov 30, 2010 - Fiction - 512 pages
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The world's bestselling crime writer Patricia Cornwell presents an extraordinary novel in which Kay Scarpetta is confronted with a case that could ruin her professionally-and personally.

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User Review  - Carol420 - LibraryThing

I have a whole new level of respect for how much thought and background that goes into these books on a scientific level. I enjoyed the book, thought the plot twist happening inside Scarpetta's circle ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelAnnC - LibraryThing

I usually enjoy when Patricia Cornwell writes about Kay Scarpetta, but this one was really disjointed. I found myself constantly wondering if I had missed a page. The premise was interesting - it starts with a body that bleeds the day after it arrives at the morgue. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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 with 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 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 36 languages across more than 50 countries.

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