Tag: crime mystery

From Potter’s Field

From Potter’s Field Author: Patricia Cornwell Genre: Mystery/Suspense Publication Date: August 2, 1995 Publisher: Scribner Series: Kay Scarpetta #6 CONTENT WARNING: murder, blood, mention of animal abuse, homophobia, drug use Christmas Eve in Central Park—Temple Brooks Gault stands over his latest victim, washing his bloody hands in the […]

Cruel And Unusual

Cruel and Unusual Author: Patricia D. Cornwell Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: June 10, 1993 Publisher: Little, Brown Series: Kay Scarpetta #4 CONTENT WARNING: murder, gore, blood, suicide, mention of cancer, grief, mutilation, fatphobia, racial slur 11:05 P.M. Convicted murderer Ronnie Joe Waddell is pronounced dead in the Commonwealth […]

Body Of Evidence

Body of Evidence Author: Patricia Cornwell Genre: Mystery Publication Date: February 5, 1991  Publisher: Scribner Book Company Series: Kay Scarpetta #2 CONTENT WARNING: murder, blood, gore, mention of rape, stalking, homophobic slurs, suicide, mention of molestation, violence Reclusive author Beryl Madison finds no safe haven from months of […]

Postmortem

Postmortem Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: January 9, 1990 Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons Series: Kay Scarpetta #1 CONTENT WARNING: murder, gore, mention of rape, torture, homophobia and homophobic slurs, suicide, racism, mention of cancer, mention of death of a parent Postmortem introduces Patricia Daniels Cornwell, […]

Déjà Dead

Déjà Dead Author: Kathy Reichs Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publication Date: September 2, 1997 Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Temperance Brennan #1 CONTENT WARNING: murder, gore, blood, mutilation, sexual assault, death of an animal (off-page), violence, mention of child abuse (off-page) Rarely has a debut crime novel inspired such widespread excitement. […]