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Blow Fly (original 2003; edition 2003)

by Patricia Cornwell

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Title:Blow Fly
Authors:Patricia Cornwell
Info:Putnam (2003), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 465 pages
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Tags:Suspense, Kay Scarpetta #12

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Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell (2003)

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I started liking this book when she for once seemed to be steering away from the usual overdescription of wonderful dwellings, cars etc, but sadly she reverted to type. And the story also was unusual and kept me reading, but with a deeply disappointing end, where it appears that the author got fed up with writing it and brings it to a very sudden and unsatisfactory conclusion - while, of course, leaving a thread hanging on which to hook another novel. ( )
  NaggedMan | Feb 3, 2016 |
In a departure from the usual style this novel is told from the point of view of several characters making a good change from the normal linear narrative.

Lots of lose ends and past history revealed in this one a good read. ( )
  BookWormM | Jan 15, 2016 |
Scarpetta and Lucy are back in business when the coroner of Baton Rouge asked them to look into a cold case involving a socialite ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 26, 2015 |
Disappointed in ending ( )
  kelshaw2 | Feb 3, 2015 |
Read???
  trexm5qp7 | Dec 17, 2014 |
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Epigraph
They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them. Job 21:26
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To Dr. Louis Cataldie, Coroner of East Baton Rouge Parish, A man of excellence, honor, humanity and truth---The world is a better place because of you.
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Dr. Kay Scarpetta moves the tiny glass vial close to candlelight, illuminating a maggot drifting in a poisonous bath of ethanol.
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(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
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ISBN 0143057448 and 0399151176 are abridged audiobooks. Please do not combine with the book since they are not the same works.
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The world's number-one-bestselling crime writer is back with another scorching thriller featuring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Dr. Kay Scarpetta has left Virginia in quest of peace but instead finds herself drawn into baffling, horrific murders in Florida. There she becomes entangled in an international conspiracy that confronts her with the shock of her life.
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Readers are in for the shock of Kay Scarpetta's life.

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Leaving Virginia in search of peace and quiet, Dr. Kay Scarpetta journeys to Florida, where a series of baffling murders entangles her in an international conspiracy that confronts her with the most unexpected circumstance of her life.

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