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Chaos Audiobook

Chaos

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Publisher's Summary

Number one New York Times best-selling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the 24th engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

©2016 Cornwell Entertainment, Inc. (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

Praise for Patricia Cornwell and the Kay Scarpetta novels:
"Cutting-edge." (Sun)
"A pioneer of the genre of forensic psychological thriller." (BBC)
"America's most stimulating and chilling writer of crime fiction." (The Times)
"Devilishly clever." (Sunday Times)
"She is a brilliant writer and I was absolutely gripped." (Mail on Sunday)
"The top gun in this field." (Daily Telegraph)
"Forget the pretenders. Cornwell reigns" (Mirror)
"The Agatha Christie of the DNA age." (Express)
"One of the best crime writers writing today." (Guardian)
"Few writers match Patricia Cornwell when it comes to writing crime and her latest Scarpetta novel is one of her best." (Daily Express)
"When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell." (New York Times)
"Dazzling.... After reading Cornwell's thriller, most others will pale in comparison." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
"Magnificent plotting, masterful writing, and marvelous suspense." ( Booklist)
"Cornwell's instincts are dead-on." (Chicago Sun-Times)
"Cornwell remains a master of the genre, instilling in readers an appetite that only she can satisfy." (Publishers Weekly)

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  • Richmond
    11/6/16
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    "Disappointed Chaos"

    Have always been a Cornwell fan but found myself bored by this recent story. Thoroughly enjoyed her early books but feel there's less to the recent ones with a lot of time on incidental details.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Pat G.
    11/3/16
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    "Hard to listen"

    I am an ardent fan of Patrica Cornwell but this book was nothing but unnecessary words and descriptions that made it hard to listen to would sooner of had shorter book

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Anna Chuter
    3/29/17
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    "Boring"

    I have read all her books but this one is soooo boring! There is no action and I am getting really bored with the same menace time after time. I am very disappointed. The narrator does not help with her harsh voice and nobody seems to be able to talk to each other in a normal manner. Far too many descriptions. The last book was also a bit like this and it will put me off reading any next one.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • AB
    1/16/17
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    "Don't bother!"

    I can't believe they even bothered publishing this, Patricia Cromwell has truly lost the plot

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Ms. Sally A. Herbert
    Carshalton, Surrey
    12/8/16
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    "Time to kill off Kay Scarpetta... Dull Book."
    If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I don't know who would enjoy this book. Patricia Cornwell's books used to be gripping and just so hard to put down.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Patricia Cornwell again?

    I am losing interest in Patricia Cornwall's books as the Kay Scarpitta series that I was addicted to for many years has become so dull. Overly detailed and really not worth the effort of listening to.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Chaos?

    Most of them!


    Any additional comments?

    Time to kill off / retire Kay Scarpitta as it is always the same type of ending. The books are too hung up on intricate details that are unnecessary and it just drags on and on!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Chris
    12/1/16
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    "long winded"

    Bearing in mind this took 13 hours to listen to very little actually happens. we do get to find out a lot about the weather ,the scenery and the fact that the heroine repeatedly can't see what is staring her in the face. I admit I shouted at the car several times . Get the abridged version. This was interminable.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lynda P
    11/16/16
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    "Review of Chaos-written by Patricia Cornwall"

    Not my favorite book by Patricia Cornwall .Got too long winded ,over explained and unbelievable

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    England
    11/16/16
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    "Oh, Dear!"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Most of it!


    What was most disappointing about Patricia Cornwell’s story?

    Rehashing the past yet again.


    What aspect of Susan Ericksen’s performance might you have changed?

    Too intense and toneless


    Was Chaos worth the listening time?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Shame this series has degenerated into a Scarpetta Soap Opera

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Simon
    11/14/16
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    "Utter rubbish!"

    Ok, I loved the Scarpetta books and have faithfully read them all, but this one is just too bad to finish. I am sick of all the action taking place seemingly in telephone conversations and the dynamic between the characters has become one of bickering conversations. I am sorry, but I have got a couple of hours in and it's making me angry and stressed, so won't be finished. Advice to the author:- put away the gadgets and the he said, she said go back to the less cluttered plot lines, without all the infighting!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sharon S
    N Ireland
    11/6/16
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    "Slow and not so good."

    Hard to keep interested. Kept rewinding but at No stage captured by story. Slow and in my view uninteresting storyline.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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