The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion by Glen L. Feole

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One of today's hottest writers, Patricia Cornwell has pushed the envelope with her popular character Kay Scarpetta, her cutting-edge nonfiction work, Portrait of a Killer, and her own TV appearances covering investigations into Jack the Ripper and the mysterious death of Princess Diana.

Now, devoted fans can delve into her life and work with this definitive guide. The Complete Patricia Cornwell Companion features:

Book-by-book synopses with excerpts and little-known facts

An examination of Cornwell's life, writing accomplishments, and forensic expertise
Character portraits of both good guys and bad guys-from Kay Scarpetta, Pete Marino, and Andy Brazil to the cold-hearted killers
A handy in-depth chronology of all her novels
The many connections between the author's life history and her fascinating fiction
A comprehensive list of settings-from Tangier Island to Paris
Forensic detection "shop talk" and procedures


About Glen L. Feole

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Patricia Cornwell's most recent #1 bestsellers include Blow Fly, Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed, and Isle of Dogs. Her fictional chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, won the 1999 Sherlock Award for best detective created by an American author. Cornwell helped establish the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine, the first forensic training facility of its kind in the nation, and serves as the Institute's Chairman of the Board. Visit the Institute's website at
Published January 4, 2005 by Berkley. 368 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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