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Point of Origin - Patricia Cornwell
Point of Origin
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A farmhouse destroyed by fire A body amongst the ruins Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which tells... show more
A farmhouse destroyed by fire
A body amongst the ruins

Dr Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner and consulting pathologist for the federal law enforcement agency ATF, is called out to a farmhouse in Virginia which has been destroyed by fire. In the ruins of the house she finds a body which tells a story of a violent and grisly murder.

The fire has come at the same time as another even more incendiary horror: Carrie Grethen, a killer who nearly destroyed the lives of Scarpetta and those closest to her, has escaped from a forensic psychiatric hospital. Her whereabouts is unknown, but her ultimate destination is not, for Carrie has begun to communicate with Scarpetta, conveying her deadly - if cryptic - plans for revenge.

Chillingly mesmeric in tone, labyrinthine in structure, Point of Origin is Patricia Cornwell at her most dazzling.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780751530483 (0751530484)
Publisher: Time Warner
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
Series: Kay Scarpetta (#9)
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 Point of Origin
By sheer happenstance, I read this right after Unnatural Exposure, which is its immediate predecessor in the series. I was therefore taken aback to have a fairly major character, Benton Wesley, confirmed as Scarpetta's love interest in one novel, and then ruthlessly knocked off in the next. Or at le...
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