The Scarpetta Factor

The Scarpetta Factor

By Patricia Cornwell

Berkley Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780425236284, 572pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2010

In the extraordinary new novel by Patricia Cornwell-the world's #1 bestselling crime writer-forensic expert Kay Scarpetta is surrounded by familiar faces, yet traveling down the unfamiliar road of fame. A CNN producer wants her to launch a TV show called "The Scarpetta Factor." But the glare of the spotlight could make Kay a target for the very killers she would put behind bars...

About the Author
Patricia Cornwell is the winner of the 1991 Edgar Award, Britain's John Creasey Award, the Antony Award, and the MacCavity Award for best first mystery novel. She lives in Richmond, Virginia. Her latest novel, "From Potter's Field, " was a #1 "New York Times" bestseller.