Books in Order
Name: Patricia Cornwell
Born: 9 June, 1956
Place of birth: Miami, Florida, USA
Resides: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
First book published: Ruth, A Portrait: The Story of Ruth Bell Graham
Previous employment: crime reporter
Fun fact #1: Patricia says she had three novels rejected before Postmortem was accepted for publication.
Fun fact #2: Patricia funded research to uncover the identity of Jack the Ripper.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Edgar Award
- Macavity Award
- Anthony Award
Patricia Cornwell Book List & Suggested Book Order
Patricia Cornwell Biography
Patricia Cornwell was born on the 9th of June, 1956, which was a Saturday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes her a Gemini, which is one of the Air signs.
Patricia was born in the huge beach resort city of Miami, Florida, in the very south of the United States of America (If you can picture a map of the US, Florida is the 'dangly bit' on the bottom right of the country and Miami is right at the very tip of that). Patricia has two brothers, John and Jim. Her mother was called Marilyn and her father, who was an appellate lawyer, was called Sam.
Everything should have been rosy for little Patricia - a comfortable home in the Sunshine State. Sadly, when only five years old, she was sexually molested by a police officer who had been given the job despite having a criminal record for paedophilia. Thankfully, her brother saved her before things escalated and the man was prosecuted. However, more sadness was to come - her father walked out on the family on Christmas Day…
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If you love Patricia Cornwell’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Kay Scarpetta books in order
- Andy Brazil series in order
- Win Garano books in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Patricia Cornwell Interview
Creator of the Kay Scarpetta series, author Patricia Cornwell talks about the technological advances in investigative techniques which she tries to incorporate into her writing and discusses the long-term appeal of the Scarpetta series and its hero.
Why Read the Patricia Cornwell Scarpetta Series in Order?
Born in the 1950s in Florida in the south of the United States, Kay Scarpetta author, Patricia Cornwell loves writing nonfiction books about food or the Jack the Ripper mystery. However, she's achieved the most success with her fiction novels. The Andy Brazil books and Win Garano books have their audience, but Patricia's fans love to gorge themselves on the Scarpetta books, and with 24 currently to feast on, there's enough for everyone to dig in and stuff themselves.
This Patricia Cornwell book list not only gives all the Patricia Cornwell books in chronological order, but will let you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Patricia intended.
So, if you're desperate for the Patricia Cornwell book order, or to read the Kay Scarpetta novels in order, it's your lucky day!