Scarpetta's Winter Table

Scarpetta's Winter Table

by Patricia Cornwell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780941711425
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date: 10/01/1998
Series: Kay Scarpetta Series
Pages: 81
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Patricia Cornwell's most recent bestsellers include Red Mist, Port Mortuary, 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 prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author.


Boston, MA and New York, NY

Date of Birth:

June 9, 1956

Place of Birth:

Miami, Florida


B.A. in English, Davidson College, 1979; King College

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Scarpetta's Winter Table 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
devenish on LibraryThing 8 months ago
A perfectly acceptable light little story in the 'Scarpetta' canon. Falling between a novella and a short series of recipes binding it all together. Nicely produced,it will please both Cornwell fans and those who like working in the kitchen.
CloggieDownunder on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This is a Christmas stocking filler. A feel-good story and a few recipes. The recipes leave a bit to be desired as the quantities are extremely vague.
BinnieBee on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This was a very unique book by Cornwell. I have read many of her novels, but nothing like this before! As cooking is my 2nd hobby (right after reading) I really enjoyed it! It is just a sort of "catching-up" on what is going on with the Scarpetta & friends/family with some very good recipes thrown in!I enjoyed this very much, and while very light reading, it was a refreshing change from the novels I normally read.
vapspiegel on LibraryThing 8 months ago
Throughout the Kay Scarpetta series are instances of Kay cooking different meals. This book, written in novel format, expounds on a few of the recipes that Kay uses. The ingredients are presented, however the reader is left to estimate the amounts of each ingredient used. Fascinating "cookbook"!
ThePolyBlog More than 1 year ago
PLOT OR PREMISE: A cookbook disguised as a novel. . WHAT I LIKED: Nothing . WHAT I DIDN'T LIKE: It was ADVERTISED as a combination of a cookbook with stories about Dr. Kay Scarpetta, and in that light, it fails on all counts. There IS no story, and nothing happening in the non-story -- and worse still, none of the characters act like they do in the novels. The recipes are interesting, but basically this book was issued for one reason and one reason only -- to milk some money out of the fans and to give them almost nothing in return. . DISCLOSURE: I received no compensation, not even a free copy, in exchange for this review. I am not personal friends with the author, nor do I follow her on social media.
Guest More than 1 year ago