Black Notice

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Black Notice

By Patricia Cornwell

Berkley, Mass Market Paperback, 9780425175408, 464pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2000

Description
A cargo ship arriving from Belgium at Richmond's Deep Water Terminal is discovered to be transporting a locked, sealed container holding the decomposed remains of a stowaway. Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta is on the case. Author Web site.


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.