The Body Farm
Publish date: 1995
Publisher: Warner Books
Pages no: 387
Edition language: English
Series: Kay Scarpetta 5
This feels like Patricia Cornwell has hit a stride with The Body Farm. It's cohesive and engaging. Oddly enough I adore Pete Marino more than any character even Kay. He peaks my curiosity. I don't know if I'll continue the series simply because it's so darn bleak and intense.
29/3 - I agree with the other reviewers who said that the title of this book is misleading, this book is more about the FBI than it is the body farm. It would have made more sense to name it Quantico or something else that refers to where a lot of the book is located, instead of a very interesting p...
You know, I want to like Lucy. But she still seems to be written like an adult baby. This characterization made sense in the earlier books because she was an overly precocious preteen who had abandonment issues. Now that she's a real adult (twenty-one, how old is Kay now? Does she even age with the ...
Kay Scarpetta as a part of an FBI forces unit is drawn into a case in North Carolina that may mirror that of her previous case where the perp is known but still at large. She, Marino and Wesley converge on the small town where many pieces do not fit. At the same time, Lucy, her niece becomes invol...
This book was my introduction to Patricia Cornwell and her character, Kay Scarpetta; also my introduction to the concept of a "body farm", a forensic testing facility that puts cadavers in various environments over long periods to determine their effects on the corpse (the point being to be able to ...
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