The Front by Patricia Cornwell
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When Patricia Cornwell introduced a quicksilver, cut-to-the-bone style and extraordinary cast of characters in At Risk, the result was electrifying. Now, America's #1 bestselling crime writer returns with an audacious new adventure.

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Patricia Cornwell is one of the world’s major internationally bestselling authors, translated into over thirty-five languages in more than 120 countries. She is a founder of the Virginia Institute of Forensic Sciences and Medicine; a founding member of the National Forensic Academy; a member of the Advisory Board for the Forensic Sciences Training Program at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York City; 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’ Book Direct Crime Thriller of the Year—the first American to win this prestigious award. In 2011, she was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture. Her most recent bestsellers include Port Mortuary, The Scarpetta Factor, The Front, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed. Her earlier works include Postmortem—the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year—and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain’s Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author.
Published May 20, 2008 by Berkley. 204 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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At the start of this weak sequel to 2006's At Risk from bestseller Cornwell, Monique Lamont, a politically ambitious D.A., uses a speech at the John F.

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Turns out her name is in the Defense Intelligence Agency’s database…” While spinning her webs of intrigue from her ivory tower, Lamont is probably unaware that “she is on a no fly list … [also] a sizeable contribution she … made to a children’s relief fund in Romania … is suspected of traffickin...

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In Cornwell’s latest mystery thriller, the celebrated author’s At Risk team pairs up once again to tackle a loose association of police departments known as the Front.

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Not only will solving the case be a huge media public relations event for her, it will be a slap in the face of local law enforcement in the area that has formed an organization called “Front.” The acronym stands for “Friends, Resources, Officers, Networking Together” and currently has sixty depa...

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