The Last Precinct

The Last Precinct

By Patricia Cornwell

Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399146251, 449pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2000

A suspense thriller featuring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, with a plot that grows from an ancient mystery.

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.