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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I loved it. Nice progression of characters. Some background we did not know. Marino (the big ox) continues to heal. I wish Kay would see through that lump of a husband she has. He is about as interesting as library paste. Hope to see more Lucy in future books as she is one complex character. The book was everything I wanted. I am not a critic or an expert, just one of the reading public. But we buy the books not critics. I Believe Patricia is writing for us (her public) and does not worry about the others. Stated another way she is intellectually honest not a panderer. 

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This book teams Scarpetta up once again with Marino.It's an excellent read.I throughly enjoyed it.

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About the author (2010)

Patricia Cornwell is the winner of the 1991 Edgar Award, Britain's John Creasey Award, the Antony Award, and the MacCavity Award for best first mystery novel. She lives in Richmond, Virginia. Her latest novel, "From Potter's Field, " was a #1 "New York Times" bestseller.

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