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Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell

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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  trexm5qp7 | Dec 17, 2014 |
The plot twisted and intricate, the characters developed nicely. Scarpetta seems like she plays a smaller role, or rather other characters emerge. Old villains continue to plague the members of the Last Precinct. The ending leaves room for another novel...I'll get it next month. ( )
  buffalogr | Aug 20, 2014 |
  cmakny | Aug 14, 2013 |
This book was a continuation of the story of Kay Scarpetta. I think that this is not one of the better Kay Scarpetta books it lacked the fire and suspense that the others had, but if you like Patrica Cornwell and her Kay Scarpetta books. You should read this because it is part of the story.
This audio book was from a free bin at a local book stor ( )
  sallyawolf | Feb 25, 2013 |
Cornwell writes a descriptive and detailed novel. The utter meanness of criminals is hard to digest, at times. In this caper, the good guys and the bad guys collide. In the end, Benton is alive. The evil twin Jay has been killed and his werewolf brother has escaped from prison and roaming the world. I felt that Cornwell left too many loose ends in this novel. A small boy, Albert, seems to hand in suspension. His father, Jay, killed his mother, and now Jay is dead. Albert is the heir to the Chandonne fortune, what is to happen to him. Marino seems to be on the fast track to a heart attack, and Lucy needs to "Chill". I enjoy reading Cornwell's novels, but am amazed with the details given. Sometimes, I feel that Scarpetta is some invincible persona. I am unsure of the meeting between Benton and Kay, when Kay realizes that Benton is alive. Kay's emotions seem flat. ( )
  delphimo | Oct 9, 2011 |
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They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them. Job 21:26
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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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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