Predator (Kay Scarpetta Series #14)

Predator (Kay Scarpetta Series #14)

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by Patricia Cornwell
     
 

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Investigating the disappearance of two sisters in Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta follows clues that twist and turn, leading her into the psychopathic depths of a jailed serial killer's mind.See more details below

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Investigating the disappearance of two sisters in Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta follows clues that twist and turn, leading her into the psychopathic depths of a jailed serial killer's mind.

Editorial Reviews

Marilyn Stasio
The contrived plot that drags Scarpetta out of the classroom and onto the killing fields in pursuit of a madman…plays out in too fragmented a form to sustain much suspense. But Cornwell opens up a fascinating new field for Scarpetta when she involves her in the study that her lover, a forensic psychologist, is conducting up in Boston with compulsive murderers—terminology he considers more scientifically exact than "serial killers." Whatever you call them, they have the author's attention here, and when she isn't too busy doling out bits of business to Scarpetta's posse of co-sleuths, Cornwell brings them to full, frightening life.
—The New York Times
Library Journal
Now at Florida's National Forensic Academy, Dr. Kay Scarpetta is too busy to enjoy the sun: a nasty villain has burst forth. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
From the Publisher
“Sensationally plotted, with a twist at the end that will leave you gasping for breath.”—The Daily Express (U.K.)

“A fine psychological thriller…recalls the work of writers like Minette Walters or Thomas Harris.”—The Denver Post

“[Readers] will find themselves entertained and surprised by the ending.”—The Stuart News/Port St. Lucie News (Stuart, FL)

“There is a steely authority to the prose.”—The Independent (London)

“Cornwell and her original heroine Kay Scarpetta are both back in top form.”—Birmingham Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101155936
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Series:
Kay Scarpetta Series , #14
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
14,953
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
“Sensationally plotted, with a twist at the end that will leave you gasping for breath.”—The Daily Express (U.K.)

“A fine psychological thriller…recalls the work of writers like Minette Walters or Thomas Harris.”—The Denver Post

“[Readers] will find themselves entertained and surprised by the ending.”—The Stuart News/Port St. Lucie News (Stuart, FL)

“There is a steely authority to the prose.”—The Independent (London)

“Cornwell and her original heroine Kay Scarpetta are both back in top form.”—Birmingham Post

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