Sunny Randall is "on" again with Richie, the ex-husband she never stopped loving and never seemed to be able to let go, despite her discomfort with his Mafia connections.
Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings.
The new Kay Scarpetta novel from the world's #1 bestselling
"When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell."
-The New York Times Book Review
Port Mortuary, the title of Patricia Cornwell's eighteenth Scarpetta novel, is literally a port for the dead.
It is the week before Christmas. A tanking economy has prompted Dr. Kay Scarpetta-despite her busy schedule and her continuing work as the senior forensic analyst for CNN- to offer her services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
With a suspense, lyricism, and moral complexity that recall To Kill a Mockingbird and Presumed Innocent, this compulsively readable novel explores what happens when a woman who has devoted herself to ushering life into the world finds herself charged with responsibility in a patient's tragic death.
You miss me. I got bored, so I thought I’d reestablish our relationship. Give us both something to do in our later years. Stay tuned.
When a serial murderer dubbed “The Spare Change Killer” by the Boston press surfaces after three decades in hiding, the police immediately seek out the cop, now retired, who headed the original task force.
Buddy Bollen is a C-list movie mogul who made his fortune producing films of questionable artistic merit.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen sets her readers’ pulses racing once again in this relentless psychological thriller of a young woman caught in a maze of secrets and stalked by a merciless killer.
The story of Sarah--and of history itself--begins in the cradle of civilization. the Sumerian city-state of Ur, a land of desert heat, towering gardens, and immense wealth.
For Kerry Murphy, the inferno is never far away.