DISSECTION OF PATRICIA CORNWELL’S FEMINIST WOMAN DETECTIVE KAY . In Postmortem (), for example, Kay Scarpetta points out that one of. Listen to Postmortem audiobook by Patricia Cornwell. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest. Download Audiobooks by patricia cornwell at and save. Following the post mortem of a stowaway which reveals neither cause of death.

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The book references DNA profiling as a relatively new technique, and characters briefly bemoan the lack of a criminal DNA database which could provide better leads to suspects, given available evidence. Well written, always in suspense.

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Item s unavailable for purchase. The narrator did a good job on the book and the characters and Plst have to admit I have heard other books in this series but I felt the author kept the characteristics of the characters that I enjoyed in some of the later books. Cancel anytime and keep all your audiobooks. Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. As the newly appointed chief medical officer of Virginia, her autopsies are meticulous and she is relentless in finding the cause of death.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? I did love the science well my idea of science on both sides — the computer side and the medical side. In posy series View all Book 2. Maybe she just needs a better editor.


This is not a criticism of “Postmortem” because it was used by many writers of the time.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Scarpetta is awakened in the middle of the night by the killer, who has broken into her home.

The author’s very first novel. Social habits were different in when Patricia Cornwell wrote her first Kay Scarpetta mystery, “Postmortem.

I found it interesting that she did not make the heroes or villains wholly good or bad. We appreciate your feedback. It is morem to remember the timeframe when novels are written – don’t read everything with your present-day biases i.

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But the fact is that I keep coming back. A Scarpetta Novel Audible Audiobook.

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She meets him at the scene of a woman’s gruesome strangling, the latest in a pwtricia of unsolved murders in Richmond. Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the state of Virginia, receives an early-morning call from Sergeant Pete Marino, a homicide detective at the Richmond Police Department with whom Scarpetta has a tense working relationship. During the investigation, a series of news leaks about the murders appear to be coming from a source within the medical examiner’s office.


You’ve successfully reported this review. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Patricia Cornwell AuthorC. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! There are other distractions in the story, however, such as the ever popular morrtem and drinking cups of steaming coffee, the changing weather patterns predicting or underlining the action, and the inevitable sidekick that is experienced but prejudiced and annoying. Initial evidence appears to point to the fourth victim’s husband, but Scarpetta suspects otherwise despite Marino’s insistence.

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One person found this helpful. Showing of reviews. The characters are well presented.

This series is gonna cost me fortune! This first of the Kay Scarpetta series has a freshness that is missing in some of her later books. The review must be at corjwell 50 characters long. All of this said, Cornwell has developed a sophisticated, strong and educated character cornwwell Kay Scarpetta.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I just read this book although it was written almost two decades ago. Didn’t want to put it down and would fall asleep with it in my lap … Show more Show less.