"Cornwell proves yet again that she's one of America's most gifted and compelling writers. The mistress of psychological thrillers has dished up one of her scariest, darkest, most diabolical stories yet." -- Booklist
Kay Scarpetta is back
From New York Times #1 bestselling author of Unnatural Exposure and Cause of Death comes a white-hot new Kay Scarpetta novel that pits Virginia's chief medical examiner against an audacious and wily killer who uses fire to mask his crimes. And when Scarpetta learns that her old nemesis, Carrie Grethen, is somehow involved, the investigation gets personal and tragedy strikes closer to home.
In Point of Origin, America's leading crime writer combines literary talent and style with a fierce commitment to justice in this thrilling and complex novel. Point of Origin will stand out as one of Cornwell's best, a gripping story that transcends the genre to examine the dark side of the human soul.
About The Author
Readers of Patricia Cornwell's crime novels need a strong stomach, both for the gruesome details and the suspenseful turns of her plots. With medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, Cornwell created a cool and compelling heroine who repeatedly draws readers back for more.
"Fans will Rejoice: It's classic Patricia Cornwell."
For Ages: 18+ years old
For Grades: 12+
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 1st July 2008
Publisher: BERKLEY PUB
Dimensions (cm): 19.075 x 10.973 x 2.438
Weight (kg): 0.254