Body of Evidence: Scarpetta 2 (Kay Scarpetta #2) (Mass Market)

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This is book number 2 in the Kay Scarpetta series.


#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell’s suspense fiction classic, featuring gutsy medical examiner Kay Scarpetta.

A reclusive author, Beryl Madison finds no safe haven from months of menacing phone calls—or the tormented feeling that her every move is being watched. When the writer is found slain in her own home, Kay Scarpetta pieces together the intricate forensic evidence—while unwittingly edging closer to a killer waiting in the shadows.

About the Author

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 Creasey, the Anthony, the Macavity, and the Prix du Roman d’Aventure. Beyond the Scarpetta series, Cornwell 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, NC, and now lives and works in Boston. Find out more at, at, on Twitter: @1pcornwell, and on Instagram: @1pcornwell.


Praise For…

The Los Angeles Daily News
Cornwell has the milieu and the facts down cold...a complex story that wends a devious path through dark spaces where corpses are discovered at practically every turn.

The Washington Post Book World
Takes the reader into the fascinating world of the forensic crime lab...a complex, multi-layered novel with enough twists and turns for two books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781439135716
ISBN-10: 1439135711
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: June 28th, 2011
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Kay Scarpetta