A farmhouse destroyed by fire. A body amongst the ruins. Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which tells a story of a violent and grisly murder. The fire ...Read MoreA farmhouse destroyed by fire. A body amongst the ruins. Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which tells a story of a violent and grisly murder. The fire has come at the same time as another, even more incendiary horror: Carrie Grethen, a killer who nearly destroyed the lives of Scarpetta and those closest to her, has escaped from a forensic psychiatric hospital. Her whereabouts is unknown, but her ultimate destination is not, for Carrie has begun to communicate with Scarpetta, conveying her deadly - if cryptic - plans for revenge. Chillingly mesmeric in tone, labyrinthine in structure, POINT OF ORIGIN is Patricia Cornwell at her most dazzling. For more about Patricia Cornwell and her books visit her website on ...Read Less
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Shelf wear and rubbing to jacket face, book canted forward slightly, pale smudges to outside page edge. 0399144129. Printed on acid free paper.; Kay Scarpetta; 1.5 x 9.98 x 6.6 Inches; 368 pages.
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Cornwell has done it again. A masterpiece of a book! I had to keep reminding myself that it is all fiction. Truly amazing! One of the best books I have ever read,and I suggest that if you like reading at all , you read this one!
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