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Depraved Heart by Patricia Cornwell
  

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No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the twenty-third engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

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Depraved Heart by Patricia Cornwell

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the twenty-third engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. You are being watched The death of a Hollywood mogul's daughter has the police convinced it's an accident. But Dr. Kay Scarpetta knows better. It's almost as if someone is leaving evidence only she would spot. They are always three steps ahead Scarpetta is sidetracked when she receives a video clip revealing disturbing secrets about her niece, Lucy. But before she can react, the FBI raid Lucy's estate. Time is running out Scarpetta suspects one person is behind it all: the murder, the videos, the FBI. She needs to stop them before it's too late - and everyone she loves is destroyed.

Reviews

Praise for Patricia Cornwell & the Kay Scarpetta Novels: 'Cutting-edge
Sun

'A pioneer of the genre of forensic psychological thriller'
BBC

'America's most stimulating and chilling writer of crime fiction'
The Times

'Devilishly clever'
Sunday Times

'She is a brilliant writer and I was absolutely gripped'
Mail on Sunday

'The top gun in this field'
Daily Telegraph

'Forget the pretenders. Cornwell reigns'
Mirror

'The Agatha Christie of the DNA age'
Express

'One of the best crime writers writing today'
Guardian

'Few writers match Patricia Cornwell when it comes to writing crime and her latest Scarpetta novel is one of her best'
Daily Express

'When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell'
New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell is one of the world’s major international best-selling authors, translated into thirty-six languages across more than fifty countries. She is a founder of the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine, a founding member of the National Forensic Academy, a member of the New York OCME Forensic Sciences Training Program’s Advisory Board, and a member of the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital’s National Council, where she is an advocate for psychiatric research.

In 2008 Cornwell won the Galaxy British Book Awards’ Books Direct Crime Thriller of the Year – the first American ever to win this prestigious award. Her most recent bestsellers include Scarpetta, Book of the Dead and The Front. Her earlier works include Postmortem – the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year – and Cruel and Unusual, which won the coveted Gold Dagger award in 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American writer.

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Publication date

14th July 2016

Author

Patricia Cornwell

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www.patriciacornwell.com/

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Thriller / suspense
Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780007552498

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