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From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta #6)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995-08-02

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 032304

ISBN: 0684195984

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; The sixth suspenseful thriller starring forsenic pathologist Dr. Kay Scarpetta, by the award-winning author of The Body Farm. While Scarpetta searches for clues to the identity of a young woman murdered by serial killer Temple Brooks Gault, the fiend claims his next victim--and manages to infiltrate the FBI's top secret artificial intelligence system. View more info

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At Risk (Winston Garano #1)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2006-01-01

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 032305

ISBN: 0739468286

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; A Massachusetts district attorney running for governor wants to use some radical new DNA technology to solve a long-ago murder. The result? A new round of violence. View more info

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Depraved Heart: A Scarpetta Novel

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2015-10-27

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033146

ISBN: 006232540X

Condition: Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; ex-library with usual markings; Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link lands in her text messages and seems to be from her computer genius niece Lucy. But how can it be? It s clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago. As Scarpetta watches she begins to learn frightening secrets about her niece, whom she has loved and raised like a daughter. That film clip and then others sent soon after raise dangerous legal implications that increas... View more info

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Book of the Dead (Kay Scarpetta)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2008

Seller ID: kb009868

ISBN: 042521625X

Condition: Very Good


511 pages; light edge wear; Premium Mass Market format; Kay Scarpetta faces a string of the most baffling and terrifying crimes of her career, in Cornwell's extraordinary #1 "New York Times" bestseller. The "book of the dead" is the morgue log in which all cases are entered by hand. For Scarpetta, however, it is about to have a new meaning. View more info

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Point of Origin

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1998

Seller ID: kb010429

ISBN: 0425169863

Condition: Good


397 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Dr. Kay Scarpetta receives a haunting note from a psychopathic killer she helped put away in Cornwell's previous novel, "Body Farm". Scarpetta must interrupt a vacation when the killer escapes and threatens to seek revenge. View more info

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Southern Cross

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 1999-01-11

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 025369

ISBN: 039914465X

Condition: Good


280 pages; edge wear to boards; Judy Hammer has accepted the challenge of Richmond, Virginia's police department to try and reverse the escalating crime statistics in the city. She brings with her Deputy Chief Virginia West and Andy Brazil, now a full-time police officer. They find a lot of things they are all too familiar with - teenage gangs, a rash of robberies at cash dispensers, street corner drug-dealing, racial tensions, too many people with too many guns and a cardiac inducing lack of parking spaces. They also meet resentment from the established police force and over-high expectation... View more info

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Point of Origin (Kay Scarpetta #9)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1998-07-06

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 032303

ISBN: 0399143947

Condition: Very Good


edge wear, small tears in jacket; A farmhouse destroyed by fire. A body amongst the ruins. Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which tells a story of a violent and grisly murder. The fire has come at the same time as another, even more incendiary horror: Carrie Grethen, a killer who nearly destroyed the lives of Scarpetta and those closest to her, has escaped from a forensic psychiatric hospital. Her wh... View more info

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Hornet's Nest

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1998

Seller ID: kb011869

ISBN: 042516098X

Condition: Good


369 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Deputy Chief Virginia West likes and respects her boss, Hammer, but with an increasing number of visiting businessmen being murdered in her city by a maniac with a penchant for painting his victims bright orange, she finds it hard to accept Hammer's edict that a rookie reporter should ride on patrol with her to better relations with their citizens. Her worst fears are confirmed when the reporter, Brazil, presses the button to activate the boot-release rather than the siren on their first outing. He's not the only blight on her life right now: her cat's a... View more info

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Predator (Kay Scarpetta Mysteries)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2005-10-25

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb013041

ISBN: 0399152830

Condition: Very Good


406 pages; corners lightly bumped, some light edge wear to boards/jacket; pages are somewhat tanned; Florida is full of human predators, and they all give Dr Kay Scarpetta the opportunity and the means to do what she does best - persuading the dead to speak to her. And in Boston, Benton Wesley is working on a secret case involving convicted killers. It is a project which gives Scarpetta deep disquiet, as does the behaviour of her niece, Lucy, who is spending too much time in cheap bars looking for casual pick-ups. The Academy is called when a woman's body is found in Boston. She has been to... View more info

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At Risk

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2006-05-23

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb014418

ISBN: 0399153624

Condition: Very Good


212 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards; small drawing on ffep; A 'one-off' from the best-selling creator of the Dr Kay Scarpetta series, based on the serialisation in the New York Times. Moving between the chill of Cambridge, Massachusetts and the sultry humidity of Knoxville, Tennessee, Winston Garano, a police investigator, is instructed to look into a twenty-year-old murder case. Although Win reckons there are many more pressing current cases which should have higher priority, he gets on with the task, unaware of the can of worms he will prise open. View more info

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The Last Precinct (Kay Scarpetta)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb015495

ISBN: 0399146253

Condition: Good


449 pages; ex-library with usual markings; some wear to extremities; When Kay Scarpetta is mandated to investigate the 400-year-old violent death of one of America's first settlers at Jamestown, Virginia, it seems like the perfect match: modern technology's savviest avatar versus an age-old crime. In a case ranging from an 18th-century murder to mortal risk in present day, "The Last Precinct" pits Scarpetta against a rogue enemy who will stop at nothing to eliminate her. View more info

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Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta #7)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1996-07-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb018921

ISBN: 0399141464

Condition: Very Good


340 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; previous owner's inscription on title page; A mesmerizing new thriller starring Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. New Year's Eve and the final murder scene of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War takes Scarpetta 30 feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. Ted Eddings, an investiagtive reporter who was a favorite at the Medical Examiner's office, has died while scuba diving. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths of the river for sunken trinkets--or was he after a story? View more info

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Blow Fly

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2003-10-13

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb019061

ISBN: 0399150897

Condition: Good


385 pages; some light edge wear to jacket and boards; jacket taped on; After her resignation as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner and the horrifying events which threatened her life in THE LAST PRECINCT, Kay Scarpetta has abandoned her elegant home in Richmond and is quietly living in Florida, beginning to get some balance back in her life and slowly establishing herself as a private forensic consultant. But her past won't let her rest, and her grief for Benton Wesley continues to grow, not diminish, as does the rage within Lucy, her niece. Then the architect of her changed fortunes contacts h... View more info

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Trace (Scarpetta)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2005-06-28

Seller ID: 025352

ISBN: 0425204200

Condition: Good


401 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Now freelancing from south Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta returns to Richmond, Virginia, the city that turned its back on her five years ago. Investigating the death of a young girl, she must follow the twisting leads and track the strange details to reveal the sad truth that may be more than even she can bear. View more info

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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1996

Seller ID: kb009674

ISBN: 0425154092

Condition: Good


369 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, creases in cover; Dr. Kay Scarpetta tackles a New York murder and unravels the series of events preceding the heinous crime, using the only available evidence--the body. View more info

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Trace (Kay Scarpetta #13)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2004-09-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037635

ISBN: 0399152199

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Dr. Kay Scarpetta travels to Richmond, Virginia, to help solve a perplexing crime. Under strange and less-than-ideal circumstances, she investigates the death of a 14-year-old girl to reveal the sad truth that may be more than even she can bear. View more info

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From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta #6)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995-08-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037636

ISBN: 0684195984

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; The sixth suspenseful thriller starring forsenic pathologist Dr. Kay Scarpetta, by the award-winning author of The Body Farm. While Scarpetta searches for clues to the identity of a young woman murdered by serial killer Temple Brooks Gault, the fiend claims his next victim--and manages to infiltrate the FBI's top secret artificial intelligence system. View more info

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From Potter's Field (Kay Scarpetta #6)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995-08-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037637

ISBN: 0684195984

Condition: Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket, some soiling to page ends; The sixth suspenseful thriller starring forsenic pathologist Dr. Kay Scarpetta, by the award-winning author of The Body Farm. While Scarpetta searches for clues to the identity of a young woman murdered by serial killer Temple Brooks Gault, the fiend claims his next victim--and manages to infiltrate the FBI's top secret artificial intelligence system. View more info

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Cruel & Unusual (Kay Scarpetta Mysteries)

By: Cornwell, Patricia D.

Price: $1.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1994-05-01

Seller ID: kb016131

ISBN: 0380718340

Condition: Good


407 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; When convicted killer Ronnie Joe Waddell is executed in Virginia's electric chair, he becomes what should be a routine postmortem case for Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.But after Waddell's execution, the murders continue, as everyone connected to him begins to die -- including a member of Scarpetta's staff. Then, when crucial records disappear from her files, Scarpetta comes under fire for incompetence. Caught in a web of political intrigue, betrayed bythose she trusted, Scarpetta must fight to free herself from murderous insinuations-- and thre... View more info

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The Front

By: Cornwell, Patricia D.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2008-05-20

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb016617

ISBN: 0399154183

Condition: Very Good


180 pages; slight edge wear; Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler, blind Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962. With no DNA and sketchy police records, this is a case that will test Garano to his limits. It will take him on a journey through the archives, into the latest innovations in forensic technology, and into partnership with senior officers at London's New Scotland Yard. And ... View more info