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From Potter’s Field (Scarpetta 6)

Christmas had never been a particularly good time for Dr Kay Scarpetta. Although a holiday for most, it always seem to heighten the alienation felt by society’s violent fringe; and that usually means more work for Scarpetta, Virginia’s Chief Medical ExaminerI. The body was naked, female and found propped against a fountain in a bleak area of New York’s Central Park. Her apparent manner of death points to a modus operandi that is chillingly familiar: the gunshot wound to the head, the sections…

Fair And Tender Ladies

Pub Date : 2011-07-05 | Author : Lee Smith | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101516485
ISBN 13 : 1101516488

"A tour de force." LOS ANGELES TIMES Ivy Rowe may not have much education, but her thoughts are classic, and her experiences are fascinating. Born near the turn of the century in t..

Angel Face

Pub Date : 2015-03-03 | Author : Perseus | Publisher : Beast Books

ISBN 10 : 9780991247639
ISBN 13 : 0991247639

Despite all the airtime devoted to Amanda Knox, it's still hard to reconcile the fresh-faced honor student from Seattle with the sexually rapacious killer convicted of the November..

The Home Stage

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Jessica Todd Harper | Publisher : Damiani Editore

ISBN 10 : 8862083645
ISBN 13 : 9788862083645

Though Jessica Todd Harper (born 1975) uses a camera rather than a paintbrush, the viewer quickly senses in her images the familiar canvases of Sargent, Whistler and Vermeer. Harpe..

The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium

Pub Date : 2007-12-01 | Author : Mark Dery | Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN 10 : 9780802196125
ISBN 13 : 0802196128

A wide-ranging collection of essays on millennial American culture that “marshals a vast pop vocabulary with easy wit” (The New York Times Book Review). From the far left to th..

Big Cherry Holler

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Adriana Trigiani | Publisher : Big Stone Gap Novels

ISBN 10 : 9780345445841
ISBN 13 : 0345445848

Revisits the marriage of Ave Maria and Jack MacChesney, eight years after their wedding, amid the eccentric inhabitants in the small Virginia mountain town of Big Stone Gap...

Clay S Quilt

Pub Date : 2001-04-01 | Author : Silas House | Publisher : Algonquin Books

ISBN 10 : 9781616202972
ISBN 13 : 1616202971

On a bone-chilling New Year's Day, when all the mountain roads are slick with ice, Clay's mother, Anneth, insists on leaving her husband. She packs her things, and with three-year-..

The Writings Of Richard Stern

Pub Date : 2001-12-18 | Author : David Garrett Izzo | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 0786480939
ISBN 13 : 9780786480937

For fifty years, the American Richard Stern has been praised as a "writer's writer." His collected stories in Noble Rot 1949-1989 earned him a Book of the Year Award from the Chica..

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