From Potter's Field (Paperback)
|Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell|
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|Featuring a new Introduction by the author, this classic thriller reunited Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta with Temple Gault, the bold, brilliant killer from Scarpetta's past whose new murders are but a violent chain leading up to one kill--Scarpetta herself. Reissue.|
From the Publisher:
Dr. Kay Scarpetta matches wits with a sadistic killer who infiltrates the FBI's top-secret artificial intelligence system and closes in on Scarpetta herself.
In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta?and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.
Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault. She soon realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill?Scarpetta herself.
Dr. Kay Scarpetta tackles a New York murder and unravels the series of events preceding the heinous crime, using the only available evidence--the body.
"Creepy complications, combined with the downright macabre atmosphere of this tale make 'From Potter's Field" a frantic and, at times surreal thriller." Kirkus Reviews
"...nobody can make the details of forensic investigation as riveting..." Publishers Weekly
"...a compelling, fast-moving tale, written in highly compressed style..." 06/05/1995 New York Times Book Review
"Scarpetta...with her edgy intelligence, remains one of the most satisfactory heroines of popular ficiton." - Elise O'Shaughnessy 08/20/1995