The Last Precinct

The Last Precinct

Book - 2000
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"We enter The Last Precinct through the reverberating aftershocks of Black Notice, inconceivably finding Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta an object of suspicion - and criminal investigation. And the nightmare perpetuated on Scarpetta's doorstep continues as she discovers that the so-called Werewolf murders may have extended to New York City and into the darkest corners of her past. When a formidable prosecutor, a female assistant district attorney from New York, is brought into the case, Scarpetta must struggle to make what she knows to be the truth prevail against mounting and unnerving evidence to the contrary. Tested in every way, she turns inward to ask, Where do you go when there is nowhere left? The answer is the Last Precinct. By the end of the novel, it is clear that Scarpetta's life can never be the same."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2000.
ISBN: 9780399146251
Characteristics: 449 p. ;,24 cm.


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May 18, 2014

Great book for Kay Scarpetta fans, but unless you have read most books in the series before this one, the book can be really boring. As a standalone, I probably would not have finished it

May 16, 2012

1st Patricia Cornwell novel I’ve read, now I'm a fan. I didn't realize it was #11 in a series when I picked it up, I read it out of sequence but that didn't matter at all, you can jump in and enjoy this series without starting with the 1st book. Loved the main character Kay Scarpetta, a medical forensic specialist as she tracks the "French werewolf”. The supporting cast including her gay niece Julie, the slovenly detective Marino and an aging Nazi 'sympathizer’ were all terrific.

Nov 05, 2007

I love this author.

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