Patricia Cornwell's Red Mist

Red Mist by Patricia Cornwell

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About Patricia Cornwell

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PATRICIA CORNWELL is one of the world's major internationally bestselling authors, translated into thirty-six languages in more than fifty countries. She is a founder of the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine; a founding member of the National Forensic Academy; a member of the Advisory Board for the Forensic Sciences Training Program at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York City; and a member of the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital's National Council, where she is an advocate for psychiatric research. In 2008, Cornwell won the Galaxy British Book Awards' Books Direct Crime Thriller of the Year—the first American to win this prestigious award. In 2011, she was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture. Her most recent bestsellers include Port Mortuary, The Scarpetta Factor, The Front, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed. Her earlier works include Postmortem—the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year—and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain's Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author.



As Patricia Cornwell's remarkable nineteenth novel featuring chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta opens, Scarpetta is driving through Savannah's Lowcountry, on her way to the Georgia Prison for Women. She has agreed to meet with an inmate there, a convicted sex offender and the mother of a vicious and diabolically brilliant killer. Against the advice of her FBI criminal intelligence agent husband, Benton Wesley, Scarpetta is determined to hear this woman out, and to continue on her quest to find out exactly what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months before.

The quest is personal, but also professional. As the director of the new Cambridge Forensic Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and with her connection to the Department of Defense, Scarpetta has urgent reasons to learn more about a string of grisly killings that she feels are somehow linked to Fielding's death. The murder of a Savannah family years earlier, a young woman on death row, and then other inexplicable deaths that begin to occur at a breathtaking pace—all of these are related, but who is behind them, and why? Driven by inner forces, Scarpetta discovers connections that compel her to conclude that what she thought ended with Fielding's death and an attempt on her own life is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale.

And she is the only one who can stop it.

With high-tension suspense and cutting-edge technology, Patricia Cornwell once again proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall.

Meet Patricia on tour

for details go to facebook.com/patricia.cornwell

Thursday, December 8: Phoenix, AZ
POISONED PEN – OFFSITE AT THE BILTMORE HOTEL
Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
TEL: 602-955-6600

In-store/Off-site: Off-Site
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

7:00 PM
Friday, December 9: Los Angeles, CA
BARNES & NOBLE – THE GROVE #2089
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2089
189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

7:00 PM
Saturday, December 10: Los Angeles, CA
COSTCO – WESTLAKE VILLAGE
Westlake Village Costco
5700 Lindero Canyon Road
Westlake Village, CA 91362-4063

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Straight Signing

12:00 PM
Open to Costco Members
Sunday, December 11: San Diego, CA
WARWICK'S
http://www.warwicks.com
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, California 92037

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

6:30 PM
Monday, December 12: Portland, OR
POWELL'S – CEDAR HILLS CROSSING
http://www.powells.com/locations/powells-books-at-cedar-hills-crossing/
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR 97005

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

7:00 PM
Tuesday, December 13: Dallas, TX
BARNES & NOBLE – LINCOLN PARK #2884
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2884
7700 West Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75225

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

7:00 PM
Wednesday, December 14: Jacksonville Beach, FL
BOOKS-A-MILLION
http://www.booksamillion.com/
738 Marsh Landing Parkway
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

7:00 PM
Thursday, December 15: Vero Beach, FL
VERO BEACH BOOK CENTER
http://theverobeachbookcenter.com/
2145 Indian River Blvd.
Vero Beach, FL 32960

In-store/Off-site: In Store
Format: Talk, Q&A, Signing

6:00 PM