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The Body Farm (original 1994; edition 2000)

by Patricia Cornwell

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Title:The Body Farm
Authors:Patricia Cornwell
Info:Time Warner Paperbacks (2000), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 387 pages
Collections:Read but unowned, Audios, Read & released (inactive)
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Tags:audiobook, crime, fiction, murder, R05, released, forensics, kay scarpetta

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The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell (1994)

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I was a good read . I couldn't pot it down . Done in 3 days She is a great author AND I HAVE ENJOYED ALL THAT I HAVE READ. ( )
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  aletheia21 | Oct 13, 2013 |
Excellent as always. I love this author and thoroughly enjoy every book I have read by her. ( )
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Plotting transparent; continuity choppy. Relying heavily on established characters. ( )
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They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. Psalm 107:23-24
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To Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah for his tireless fight against crime.
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On the sixteenth of October, shadowy deer crept to the edge of dark woods beyond my window as the sun peeked over the cover of night.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0425201449, Mass Market Paperback)

New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell brings back Kay Scarpetta, consulting forensic pathologist for the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, in her grittiest and most compelling novel. In rural North Carolina, the brutal murder of eleven-year-old Emily Steiner has shaken a small town. But more disturbing are the details of the crimes, chillingly reminiscent of the handiwork of a serial killer who has eluded the unit for years. Into this volatile atmosphere comes Scarpetta's ingenious, rebellious niece Lucy, an FBI intern with a promising future in Quantico's computer engineering facility--until she is accused of a shocking security violation. While coming to terms with Lucy, Kay must conduct a grisly forensic investigation at a clandestine research facility in Tennessee known as the Body Farm. There she will find more answers to Emily Steiner's murder--and evidence that paints a picture of a crime more horrifying than she imagined . . .

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Dr. Kay Scarpetta travels to North Carolina to investigate the murder of an eleven-year-old girl, but the evidence does not add up, and she must conduct a gruesome experiment at a remote research facility to find the answers, in a new edition of the classic thriller, complete with a new introduction by the author.… (more)

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