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Carrie Grethen, partner in crime to William Temple Gault, has escaped from prison. Before she does so, she sends a message to Kay Scarpetta blaming her for Gault's death, and has specific plans for revenge.

©1998 Patricia Cornwell (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

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  • Donna
  • 12-30-12

Fascinating but grim

You really need to read these books in order to understand Cornwell's meticulous character and plot development. A very fascinating if grim read with truly excelent narration as ever.

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  • Ilze
  • 11-01-21

Pure Genius.

The descriptive power of Cornwell’s pen, coupled with King’s performance, makes this novel memorable on manifold fronts. Simply put, it is outstanding!

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  • Lavendar
  • 11-05-18

brilliant!

so sad that Benton is gone. I love how Lorelei King reads these stories, she is amazing. another wonderful Scarpetter story. thank you Patricia Cornwell.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-05-21

point of origin - another excellent book

patricia cornwell books are so descriptive and engaging. Point of origin another excellent book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-28-21

Gruesome but Great

As always Cornwell is very descriptive and found it thrilling as well as interesting! Great read!

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  • caitlin mckay
  • 03-16-21

Great series

I absolutely love the Kay Scarpetta series, it’s so thrilling and detailed.
Point of origin is a great read, keeps the reader fascinated and on their toes the whole time!