Red Mist

Red Mist

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Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio
Copyright Date: ́—2011
ISBN: 9781101552186
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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ArapahoeSarahH Apr 24, 2020

Another fantastic Kay Scarpetta novel, I have been slowly working through this series over the past year or so and I always joke that it's like getting into bed with an old lover - I know what I'm going to get! I consistently find myself going back to Cornwell's writing and characters when I need a read I know I'll love!

Jan 28, 2016

This Scarpetta Book was very good. I have read them all up to this one. Now I am starting the next one in the series. I will say I too have been disappointed with some of the previous books, but starting with Port Mortuary, they have been so much better.

Sep 05, 2015

I love the Scarpetta series. I have read them in order up to Red Mist and I like the fact that when references are made from previous books it is done so that if you have read them it isn't too repetitious but if you haven't, and just picked up a later novel, you're not lost and the story flows.

Some think Cornwell is getting repetitious with her characters and becoming predictable, but I enjoy the familiarity. If a story about a Chief Medical Examiner and the company she keeps and the mysteries and pickles they get into is your thing, I highly recommend any of this series.

Apr 11, 2013

Excellent Scarpetta book. Make sure you read the one before this first as this one is the sequel.

Sep 26, 2012

I couldn't finish this book either. A huge disappointment.

diane_v Aug 02, 2012

A great disappointment from Cornwell. I tried reading it twice and couldn't finish either time. Will hesitate to read her next book

Jul 30, 2012

I liked this book because it give me just a little bit more actual forensic science that I did not know. Well writen as always, I had a hard time putng it down.

Jun 05, 2012

Sortof continues where the last installment left off. A bit moody...

May 21, 2012

I had about given up on Patricia Cornwell before Port Mortuary. Her characters were all so dour humourless and depressed. But Port Mortuary restored some of my interest and Red Mist brings me firmly back into the category of a fan. The pacing is great, the plot too and I actually started to care about all these people again.

May 12, 2012

Patricia Cornwell over the years falls into a "guilty pleasure" read. I must admit that I rarely read her entire novel (It needs a good edit); however, I read the start as it usually summarizes all the past Scarpetta novels and the last several chapters as it seems to summarize the current novel. If you are a loyal reader, it would be a good read. If you are a new reader of Cornwell, her newer (extremely long) novels can be read out of sequence. If you are a "serious" reader, this is not a good choice.

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