Patricia Cornwell, author of Depraved Heart, on tour January 2017

Posted By on January 2, 2017

About Depraved Heart

• Paperback: 496 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (January 3, 2017)

Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working a highly suspicious death scene in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when an emergency alert sounds on her phone. A video link seems to be from her niece Lucy. But how can it be? It’s clearly a surveillance film of Lucy taken almost twenty years ago.

As Scarpetta watches she comes to grips with frightening secrets about her niece. That first clip and others sent soon after raise dangerous implications that increasingly isolate Scarpetta and leave her confused, alarmed, and not knowing where to turn. The diabolical presence and singularly “depraved heart” behind what unfolds seems obvious—but strangely, not to the FBI. Certainly that’s the message they send when they start harassing Lucy and begin building a case that could send her to prison for the rest of her life.

In the latest novel in her bestselling series featuring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Cornwell captivates readers again with the jolting twists, high-wire tension, and cutting-edge forensic detail for which she is renowned, proving yet again why she is the world’s number one bestselling crime writer.

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About Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell is recognized as one of the world’s top bestselling crime authors with novels translated into thirty-six languages in more than 120 countries. Her novels have won numerous prestigious awards including the Edgar, the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger, the Anthony, the Macavity and the Prix du Roman d’Aventures. Beyond the Scarpetta series, Patricia has written a definitive book about Jack the Ripper, a biography and two more fiction series among others. Cornwell, a licensed helicopter pilot and scuba diver, actively researches the cutting-edge forensic technologies that inform her work. She was born in Miami, grew up in Montreat, North Carolina, and now lives and works in Boston.

Find out more about Patricia at her website, and follow her on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, January 3rd: Tina Says…

Wednesday, January 4th: Ms.Bookish.com

Thursday, January 5th: A Bookworm’s World

Monday, January 9th: Read-Love-Blog

Thursday, January 12th: Helen’s Book Blog

Saturday, January 14th: M. Denise Costello

Monday, January 16th: Chick With Books

Tuesday, January 17th: Dwell in Possibility

Wednesday, January 18th: Back Porchervations

Thursday, January 19th: she treads softly

Thursday, January 26th: Broken Teepee

Tuesday, January 31st: A Book A Week

Thursday, February 2nd: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

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