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Predator #14 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2005

Seller ID: 0316724246

ISBN: 0316724246

Condition: Good


Florida is full of human predators, and they all give Dr Kay Scarpetta the opportunity and the means to do what she does best - persuading the dead to speak to her. And in Boston, Benton Wesley is working on a secret case involving convicted killers. It is a project which gives Scarpetta deep disquiet, as does the behaviour of her niece, Lucy, who is spending too much time in cheap bars looking for casual pick-ups. The Academy is called when a woman's body is found in Boston. She has been tortured, sexually abused, her body tattooed with handprints. The same sort of handprints Lucy had seen on... View more info

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The Bone Collector #1 Lincoln Rhyme [used book]

By: Jeffery Deaver

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 1997

Seller ID: 002326

ISBN: 0340682116

Condition: Good


New York City is thrown into chaos by the assaults of the Bone Collector, a serial kidnapper and killer who gives the police a chance to save his victims from death by leaving obscure clues. The cops go to Lincoln Rhyme, an ex-NYPD forensics expert left paralysed after an accident on the job. Rhyme reluctantly postpones his ambitions towards suicide and puts together a forensic investigation team, enlisting as his eyes and ears young police officer Amelia Sachs. Rhyme digs deep into the only world he has left - his astonishing mind - and slowly begins to narrow the noose around the Bone Collec... View more info

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Blood Born #4 Dr Anya Crichton [used book]

By: Kathryn Fox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2009

Seller ID: 1405039310

ISBN: 1405039310

Condition: Good


For pathologist and forensic physician Dr Anya Crichton, the death of a gang rape victim hours before she is due to give evidence at trial is more than only a tragedy. The psychotic Harbourn brothers, the girl's accused attackers, now look like getting away with two horrific crimes. But the Harbourns' trail of destruction doesn't end there. When two sisters are brutally assaulted and one of them is killed, Anya begins working round the clock to catch the Harbourns and nail their ringleader, the deviously clever Gary. With the help of Detective Kate Farrer and star litigator Dan Brody, she begi... View more info

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Cold Grave #6 Dr Anya Crichton [used book]

By: Kathryn Fox

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2012

Seller ID: 174261034X

ISBN: 174261034X

Condition: Good


Forensic physician Dr Anya Crichton needs a break. Cocooned from the world aboard a luxury cruise ship, nothing can interrupt time with her precious six-year-old son. Peace is shattered when the body of a teenage girl is discovered shoved in a cupboard, dripping wet. With no obvious cause of death and the nearest port days away, Anya volunteers her forensic expertise. She quickly uncovers a sordid pattern of sexual assaults, unchecked drug use and mysterious disappearances. With crew too afraid to talk, she is drawn into the underbelly of the cruise line, its dangerous secrets and the murky wa... View more info

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Flash and Bones #14 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2011

Seller ID: 0434015350

ISBN: 0434015350

Condition: Good


FLASH! Illuminated by lightning, a lifeless human hand seems to reach from a barrel of asphalt beside the Charlotte racetrack. Even for forensic anthropologist Dr Tempe Brennan it is a disturbing sight. And now she must find answers before thousands arrive for the year's big race. But before she can carry out a proper examination, the FBI mysteriously confiscate and destroy the body. It's a dead end. Until a young engineer alerts Tempe to the disappearance of his sister and her boyfriend from Charlotte twelve years earlier, and she determines to uncover what really happened to them. Soon after... View more info

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Mortal Remains @ Spider Bones #13 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2010

Seller ID: 001836

ISBN: 0434014729

Condition: Good


When Tempe is called to the scene of an autoerotic death, she has little idea of the tangled chain of events that will follow. Because the man whose body she is examining apparently died in a helicopter crash in Vietnam 40 years before. So who is buried in the soldier's grave? Tempe's investigations take her to Honolulu where she is caught up not only in the mystery of the unidentified body in the soldier's grave, but also dragged into investigating who, or what, killed the young men whose body parts have floated up onto a popular Hawaiian beach. And as Tempe gradually unravels the tangled thr... View more info

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Bare Bones #6 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2004

Seller ID: 0099441470

ISBN: 0099441470

Condition: Good


It's one of the hottest summers on record and forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan is looking forward to a long-overdue vacation. But it's not to be...First, the bones of a newborn baby are found in a wood stover; the mother, hardly more than a child herself, has disappeared. Next, a Cessna flies into a rock face. The bodies of the pilot and passenger are burned beyond recognition, and covered in an unknown substance. And then a cache of bones is found in a remote corner of the county. But what happened there, and who will be the next victim? The answers lie hidden depp within the bon... View more info

Image for Fatal Voyage #4 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Fatal Voyage #4 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2002

Seller ID: 0099307200

ISBN: 0099307200

Condition: Good


A plane crashes high in the mountains of North Carolina. But a severed foot is discovered a good distance from the crash site...Forensic anthropologist Dr Temperence Brennan is first on the scene. The task that confronts her is a sad and sickening one, and her investigation seems to be throwing up more questions than answers. But when Tempe makes a discovery that raises dangerous questions, her professional standing is threatened. Convinced that another corpse lies in the woods, Tempe pits herself against a conspiracy of silence, and uncovers a shocking tale of deceit and depravity... View more info

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Monday Mourning #7 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2004

Seller ID: 002382

ISBN: 0434010383

Condition: Good


Tempe Brennan has come to Montreal from Charlotte in early December to testify as an expert witness at a trial. As Forensic Anthropologist for the province of Quebec, that's part of her job. She should be going over her notes, but she's freezing her behind off instead, digging in the basement of a pizza parlour. Not fun. Not with all the rats. And the cold. And, now, the skeletonised earthly remains of three people, three young women. When did they die? How did they get there? Homicide detective Luc Claudel, never Tempe's greatest fan, believes the bones are historic. Not his case, not his con... View more info

Image for Break No Bones #9 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Break No Bones #9 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2006

Seller ID: 002383

ISBN: 043401043X

Condition: Good


Dr Temperance Brennan and her students are working on a site of prehistoric graves on an island near Charleston, South Carolina, when a decomposing body is uncovered in a shallow grave off a lonely beach. The bone is fresh and the remains are still topped by wisps of hair - it's a recent burial, and a case Tempe must take. Tempe determines that the deceased is a middle-aged white male - but who was he? Why was he buried in a clandestine grave? And what does an unusual vertical fracture of one of the vertebrae signify? While Tempe is trying to piece together the evidence, her personal life is t... View more info

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206 Bones #12 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2009

Seller ID: 0434014699

ISBN: 0434014699

Condition: Good


There are 206 bones in the human body. Forensic anthropologists know them intimately, can read in them stories of brief or long lives, and use them to reconstruct every kind of violent end. The twelfth Temperance Brennan novel from Kathy Reichs, 206 Bones opens with Tempe regaining consciousness and discovering that she is in some kind of very small, very dark, very cold enclosed space. She is bound, hands to feet. Is she buried alive? In some kind of cell? Who wants Tempe dead, or at least out of the way, and why? Tempe begins slowly to reconstruct... Tempe and Lieutenant Ryan had accompani... View more info

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206 Bones #12 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2010

Seller ID: 004040

ISBN: 0434020052

Condition: Good


There are 206 bones in the human body. Forensic anthropologists know them intimately, can read in them stories of brief or long lives, and use them to reconstruct every kind of violent end. The twelfth Temperance Brennan novel from Kathy Reichs, 206 Bones opens with Tempe regaining consciousness and discovering that she is in some kind of very small, very dark, very cold enclosed space. She is bound, hands to feet. Is she buried alive? In some kind of cell? Who wants Tempe dead, or at least out of the way, and why? Tempe begins slowly to reconstruct... Tempe and Lieutenant Ryan had accompani... View more info

Image for Death Du Jour #2 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Death Du Jour #2 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2003

Seller ID: 0099255197

ISBN: 0099255197

Condition: Good


A gripping Temperance Brennan novel from forensic anthropologist and bestselling crime thriller writer Kathy Reichs On a bitterly cold March night in Montreal, forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan is exhuming the remains of a nun in the grounds of an old church. Hours later, Tempe is called to the scene of a horrifying arson. A young family has perished, but there is no explanation, no motive, and no witnesses. From the charred remains of the inferno, to a trail of sinister cult activity, Tempe faces a nerve-shattering case which will test her forensic expertise - and her i... View more info

Image for Mortal Remains #13 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Mortal Remains #13 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2011

Seller ID: 0099556863

ISBN: 0099556863

Condition: Good


Dr Temperance Brennan spends her life working amongst the decomposed, the mutilated and the skeletal. So the two-days-dead body she is called to examine holds little to surprise her. Until she discovers that the man is John Lowery, an ex-soldier who was apparently killed in Vietnam in 1968. So who is buried in Lowery's grave. The case takes Tempe to the heart of the American military, where she must examine the remains of anyone who may have had a connection to the drowned man. It's a harrowing task, but it pays off when she finds Lowery's dog tags amongst the bones of a long-dead soldier. ... View more info

Image for Bare Bones #6 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Bare Bones #6 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2003

Seller ID: 0434010367

ISBN: 0434010367

Condition: Good


It's a summer of record-breaking heat in Charlotte, North Carolina and Dr Temperance Brennan is looking forward to her first vacation in years. She's almost out the door when the bones start appearing. First there's the newborn skeleton found in a wood stove. Who put the baby there? The mother, hardly more than a child herself, has disappeared. Next, a small plane flies into a rock face on a sunny afternoon. Both pilot and passenger are burned beyond recognition, their bodies covered with a strange black substance. What could it be? What sinister mission might the two have been on? Most puzzli... View more info

Image for Bones Never Lie #17 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Bones Never Lie #17 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2014

Seller ID: 0434021180

ISBN: 0434021180

Condition: Good


The gripping new Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic anthropologist and Number 1 bestselling author Kathy Reichs. Tempe is faced with the horrifying possibility that the killer who got away in Monday Mourning is back... For a decade, Temperance Brennan has been haunted by the one who got away. The killer of young women. The monster. And the one who has now come back. Feeding on fear, grief and rage. Killing again. Killing girls. Getting closer. Coming for Tempe. View more info

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Bones of the Lost #16 Temperence Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2013

Seller ID: 0434021164

ISBN: 0434021164

Condition: Good


The body of a teenage girl is discovered along a desolate highway on the outskirts of Charlotte. Inside her purse is the ID card of a local businessman who died in a fire months earlier. This is no ordinary hit-and-run. Who was the girl? And was she murdered? Dr Temperance Brennan, Forensic Anthropologist, must find the answers. She soon learns that a Gulf War veteran stands accused of smuggling artefacts into the country. Could there be a sinister connection between the two cases? Convinced that the girl's death was no accident, Tempe takes courageous action to find justice for the d... View more info

Image for Cross Bones #8 Temperance Brennan [used book]

Cross Bones #8 Temperance Brennan [used book]

By: Kathy Reichs

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 2005

Seller ID: 0434010413

ISBN: 0434010413

Condition: Good


The latest gripping thriller from world-class forensic anthropologist, Kathy Reichs, bestselling author of Bare Bones and Monday Mourning 'Death by self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head' is the on-scene assessment, but the victim's relatives are adamant in their rejection of suicide as an explanation. Discovered in a closet, a full week after death, the body is barely recognisable. Extreme heat has accelerated decomposition, and Dr Temperance Brennan's forensic expertise is required. Advanced putrefaction, and the scavenging of starving cats have made it virtually impossible to determine th... View more info

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Bad Blood #9 Alex Cooper [used book]

By: Linda Fairstein

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2007

Seller ID: 0751538078

ISBN: 0751538078

Condition: Good


Alexandra Cooper has a tough case to prosecute. Brendan Quillan, a wealthy businessman from the Upper East Side, has been charged with hiring an assassin to kill his wife, but the evidence is flimsy and the defendant has one of the most successful defence lawyers on his side. Then an explosion kills Quillan's brother, one of the construction workers in a tunnel being built to secure Manhattan's water supply. The blast isn't a terrorist act, nor is it an accident, but it looks as though Duke Quillan was the target. And none of the team investigating the murder had come across any hint that Bren... View more info

Image for Hornet's Nest #1 Andy Brazil [used book]

Hornet's Nest #1 Andy Brazil [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Warner Books: 1998

Seller ID: 0751520268

ISBN: 0751520268

Condition: Good


Deputy Chief Virginia West likes and respects her boss, Hammer, but with an increasing number of visiting businessmen being murdered in her city by a maniac with a penchant for painting his victims bright orange, she finds it hard to accept Hammer's edict that a rookie reporter should ride on patrol with her to better relations with their citizens. Her worst fears are confirmed when the reporter, Brazil, presses the button to activate the boot-release rather than the siren on their first outing. He's not the only blight on her life right now: her cat's angsty, her hormones are misbehaving, her... View more info

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Red Mist #19 Kay Scarpetta

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Berkley Books: 2012

Seller ID: 001768

ISBN: 0425250431

Condition: New


With high-tension suspense and cutting-edge technology, Patricia Cornwell the world s #1 bestselling crime writer once again proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall in this remarkable novel featuring chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. On her quest to find out exactly what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months before, Scarpetta drives to the Georgia Prison for Women to meet 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 Wesl... View more info

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The Front #2 Winston Garano [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2008

Seller ID: 1408700514

ISBN: 1408700514

Condition: Good


Massachusetts State Investigator Win Garano is given one of his most challenging cases yet when he is asked to investigate the death of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler, blind Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962. With no DNA and sketchy police records, this is a case that will test Garano to his limits. It will take him on a journey through the archives, into the latest innovations in forensic technology, and into partnership with senior officers at London's New Scotland Yard. And as Garano unearths deadly sec... View more info

Image for All That Remains #3 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

All That Remains #3 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2000

Seller ID: 001851

ISBN: 075153045X

Condition: Good


A killer is stalking young lovers. Taking their lives ...and leaving just one tantalising clue ...When the bodies of young courting couples start turning up in remote woodlands areas, Dr Kay Scarpetta's task as Chief Medical Examiner is made more difficult by the effects of the elements. Eight times she must write that the cause of death is undetermined. But when the latest girl goes missing turns out to be the daughter of one of the most powerful women in America, Kay finds herself prey to political pressure and press harassment. As she starts to investigate, she finds that vital evidence is ... View more info

Image for Cause of Death #7 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

Cause of Death #7 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Little, Brown and Company: 1996

Seller ID: 0316878855

ISBN: 0316878855

Condition: Good


An investigative reporter is found dead in Virginia's icy waters ...New Year's Eve and the final murder scene of Virginia's bloodiest year takes Scarpetta thirty feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. A diver, Ted Eddings, is dead, an investigative reporter who was a favourite at the Medical Examiner's office. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths of the Inactive Shipyard for a story, or simply diving for sunken trinkets? And why did Scarpetta receive a phone call from someone reporting the death before the police were notified? The case envelops Scarpetta, her niece Lucy, and police ca... View more info

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Blow Fly #12 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Seller ID: 004072

ISBN: 0316854743

Condition: Good


Dr Kay Scarpetta has left Virginia in quest of peace but instead finds herself drawn into baffling, horrific murders in Florida, where she becomes entangled in an international conspiracy that confronts her with the shock of her life. 'All of Cornwell's books run on high octane fuel, a cocktail of adrenalin and fear . such is her grip on her audience and such is her ability to suck you into her hermetic, claustrophobic world that Scarpetta's tension becomes the reader's. Her fear is contagious, her adrenaline levels boost your own.' The Times View more info

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Scarpetta #16 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2008

Seller ID: 0316733148

ISBN: 0316733148

Condition: Good


Leaving behind her forensic pathology practice in South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta takes up an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured patient in a psychiatric ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk - and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard. He says his injuries were sustained in the course of a murder ... that he did not commit. Is Bane a criminally insane stalker who has fixed on Scarpet... View more info

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Book of the Dead #15 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2006

Seller ID: 0316724238

ISBN: 0316724238

Condition: Good


The 'book of the dead' is the morgue log, the ledger in which all cases are entered by hand. For Kay Scarpetta, however, it is about to have a new meaning. Fresh from her bruising battle with a psychopath in Florida, Scarpetta decides it's time for a change of pace. Moving to the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, she opens a unique private forensic pathology practice, one in which she and her colleagues offer expert crime scene investigation and autopsies to communities lacking local access to competent death investigation and modern technology. It seems like an ideal situation, unt... View more info

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Postmortem #1 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Warner Books: 1992

Seller ID: 0751504947

ISBN: 0751504947

Condition: Good


A serial killer is on the loose in Richmond, Virginia. Three women have died, brutalized and strangled in their own bedrooms. There is no pattern: the killer appears to strike at random - but always early on Saturday mornings. View more info

Image for Body of Evidence #2 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

Body of Evidence #2 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Warner Books: 1992

Seller ID: 0751505129

ISBN: 0751505129

Condition: Good


Someone is stalking Beryl Madison, watching her while she shops and phoning her at all hours. Then, and for reasons unknown, Beryl lets him into her home. The next day she is found dead and Chief Medical examiner, Dr Kay Scarpetta, investigates. By the author of "Postmortem". View more info

Image for Blow Fly #12 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

Blow Fly #12 Kay Scarpetta [used book]

By: Patricia Cornwell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Time Warner: 2004

Seller ID: 0751530743

ISBN: 0751530743

Condition: Good


After her resignation as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner and the horrifying events which threatened her life in THE LAST PRECINCT, Kay Scarpetta has abandoned her elegant home in Richmond and is quietly living in Florida, beginning to get some balance back in her life and slowly establishing herself as a private forensic consultant. But her past won't let her rest, and her grief for Benton Wesley continues to grow, not diminish, as does the rage within Lucy, her niece. Then the architect of her changed fortunes contacts her from his cell on death row: deformed, blinded by Scarpetta's own act... View more info