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The Body Farm (Scarpetta) (original 1994; edition 2004)

by Patricia Cornwell

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Title:The Body Farm (Scarpetta)
Authors:Patricia Cornwell
Info:Berkley (2004), Paperback, 400 pages
Collections:Audible, Physical Book

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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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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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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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