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Point of Origin - Scarpetta Novels 9 (Paperback)
  • Point of Origin - Scarpetta Novels 9 (Paperback)

Point of Origin - Scarpetta Novels 9 (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 02/09/2010
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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 whereabouts is unknown, but her ultimate destination is not, for Carrie has begun to communicate with Scarpetta, conveying her deadly - if cryptic - plans for revenge. Chillingly mesmeric in tone, labyrinthine in structure, POINT OF ORIGIN is Patricia Cornwell at her most dazzling.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751544787

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“Brilliant”

Addictive reading. I do like the Scarpetta series as the Detective Scarpetta is an interesting and attractive character. Cornwell's expertise in the field of forensics ensures an insightful thriller. This is one... More

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