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Which Patricia Cornwell Book Should You Start With First?

Which Patricia Cornwell Book Should You Start With First?Patrica Cornwell is one of the most prolific crime writers out there. She’s written over thirty books, most of them featuring the beloved Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner based in Richmond, Virginia. Her crime stories are known for their substantial focus on forensic science, which often features heavily in the plots. In addition to the Kay Scarpetta series and several shorter series, she’s also written several nonfiction crime books. There are currently 24 Kay Scarpetta novels, and each one focuses on a different mystery, so they can all be read as standalones. If you’re excited to try out a new crime writer, but aren’t sure where to start, never fear: here are eight must-read Kay Scarpetta books to try.