Blow Fly

Paperback | September 7, 2004

byPatricia Cornwell

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Readers are in for the shock of Kay Scarpetta's life.

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Readers are in for the shock of Kay Scarpetta's life.

Patricia Cornwell’s international bestsellers include Postmortem-the only novel to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards and the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure in a single year-and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain’s prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the year’s best crime novel in 1993. Her fictional chief medical e...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 7.5 × 4.25 × 1.18 inPublished:September 7, 2004Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0425198731

ISBN - 13:9780425198735

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Customer Reviews of Blow Fly


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blow Fly I found this to be a grinning read. I can't seem to get enough of her books. This story draws you in quickly and reference past stories. The death bed scene is chilling.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blow Fly What an excellent storyline! Some of the past novels coming together. Loved it.
Date published: 2014-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blow Fly Ah, I love it when a plan comes together. Another exciting Scarpetta edition. Excellent.
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from so disappointed... I have read all of Cornwell's Scarpetta books to this point and I have been unable to put them down. Reading this novel I feel as though Cornwell has sold out. I dearly hope not but this novel made me feel like I was watching an episode of Days of Our Lives (not that I watch that show). It had weird twists that seemed like afterthoughts as if she was just trying to fill her quota of pages. It was not the suspenseful novel that I loved from the rest of the series. In fact I found it difficult to get through. I am hoping that the further Scarpetta novels will not follow in this one's footsteps.
Date published: 2008-03-07

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Editorial Reviews

"[A] grisly fast-paced thriller...utterly chilling."—Entertainment Weekly

"A story so compelling that even long-time readers will be stunned by its twists and turns."—Chicago Tribune

"Gruesome and suspenseful."—New York Daily News