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By Laura Lippman and Laura Lippman,Sun Staff | July 28, 1996
"Cause of Death," by Patricia Cornwell. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 352 pages.$25.95.A regular reader of mysteries must, on occasion, break things off with a perfectly wonderful character. It's the same old story: You grow apart. She wants one thing, you want something else. Perhaps she's just too good for you.Dr. Kay Scarpetta and I went our separate ways after I read the first four books in Patricia Cornwell's series about the Virginia medical examiner. Scarpetta wanted to venture deeper into thriller territory; I wanted fewer serial killers in my life.
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By From Sun news services | April 23, 2009
Jolie said to next play Cornwell's heroine Angelina Jolie has reportedly signed on to play Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the crime-solving medical examiner in mystery novelist Patricia Cornwell's best-selling series, according to Variety. The trade publication notes that although there are 16 Scarpetta novels, this film won't focus on a specific Cornwell title. In the novels, Scarpetta, the tough-as-nails forensic examiner, has a messy love life and a penchant for opera and Italian cooking. Before relocating to Massachusetts, she was the chief medical examiner of Virginia.
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By Susan Reimer and Susan Reimer,SUN STAFF | January 7, 2004
The most appealing thing about mysteries is how transporting they can be. The clues are intriguing to discern and the ending is fun to guess. But what I love best about mysteries is their sense of place. In author Tony Hillerman's Navajo mysteries, it is the arid desert of Arizona and New Mexico, the color of the mountains and the power of the changing weather. In the English mysteries of Martha Grimes, it is the bleak weather of England as seen through the leaded-glass windows of the cozy neighborhood pub. And in the gruesome murder mysteries of Patricia Cornwell, it is the aromatic Italian kitchen of coroner Kay Scarpetta.
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By Amazon.com, Publishers Weekly | November 30, 2008
tuesday Scarpetta : by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $27.95) Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, S.C., Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where she encounters an injured man in Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric prison ward who has a bizarre story to tell. The Charlemagne Pursuit : by Steve Berry (Ballantine, $26) In Berry's fourth thriller, ex--Justice Department agent Cotton Malone searches for answers about his father, Capt. Forrest Malone, after learning that his death wasn't in a 1971 nuclear sub accident in the North Atlantic, but occurred while he was on a secret submarine mission to the Antarctic.
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By Don O'Briant and Don O'Briant,New York Times News Service | October 25, 1998
"Scarpetta's Winter Table," by Patricia Cornwell. Wyrick & Co. 80 pages. $19.95.Patricia Cornwell's fictional medical examiner Kay Scarpetta is known more for slicing and dicing bodies than for whipping up holiday recipes. But apparently there's more to the good doctor than meets the eye. In "Scarpetta's Winter Table" (Wyrick & Co., 80 pages, $19.95), Cornwell takes a break from her best-selling whodunits to show the softer sides of Scarpetta, her niece Lucy and her police sidekick, Pete Marino.
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By Bobbie Hess and Bobbie Hess,New York Times News Service | July 12, 1998
"Point of Origin," by Patricia Cornwell. Putnam. 356 pages. $25.95.Cornwell's ninth thriller featuring Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Virginia's chief medical examiner, is the best yet.It's been five years since killer Carrie Grethen was incarcerated in a psychiatric center. Suddenly, Scarpetta gets a note from Carrie, indicating she's not done causing mayhem for Scarpetta and others."Point of Origin" moves with tension-building pace and Cornwell's characters are more highly developed than her previous works.
NEWS
November 22, 1996
County police arrested a Baltimore man Wednesday and charged him with stealing $346 worth of clothes from Macy's in Marley Station mall.Kenneth Edward Walker, 21, of the 400 block of E. Stricker St. was charged with felony theft.Officer Peter Scarpetta, who was patrolling in the mall, said a man walked into the store about 8: 30 p.m. with a J.C. Penney bag and picked up three pairs of jeans, two shirts and a hat from store displays and put them into the bag.He walked out of the store without paying for the items, and Scarpetta stopped him and arrested him, police said.
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By Susanne Trowbridge and Susanne Trowbridge,Contributing Writer | June 7, 1993
The opening scene of Patricia D. Cornwell's fourth novel, "Cruel & Unusual," is memorably macabre. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Virginia's chief medical examiner, is getting ready to do an autopsy -- labeling blood tubes, donning her plastic apron and rubber gloves. What distinguishes these particular preparations is that her subject is still alive.Dr. Scarpetta is awaiting the arrival of Ronnie Joe Waddell, who is about to be put to death in the electric chair. A decade ago, Waddell murdered Robyn Naismith, a beautiful television anchorwoman; after exhausting his appeals, only a call from the governor can spare his life.
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By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 30, 1996
The beleaguered Fraternal Order of Police is fighting back against efforts by the Teamsters to represent Anne Arundel County police officers.A member of the union representing more than 400 county police officers has asked for a criminal investigation of three members who support the Teamsters, and the local FOP leadership has begun proceedings to oust those officers and two others from the union. In a countermove, the five officers have threatened to sue the FOP for libel, charging that the union's accusations have scarred their reputations with fellow officers.
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By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF | August 19, 1998
An article in yesterday's Maryland/Anne Arundel section stated that the county Police Department's internal investigation of a fatal shooting in Glen Burnie Monday night would take three days. The investigation will take at least two months. The officer involved in the shooting will be on administrative duty for three days.The Sun regrets the error.Anne Arundel County police are investigating the actions of a Northern District officer who fatally shot a Glen Burnie man at his home Monday night while intervening in a domestic dispute, police said.
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By Susan Reimer and Susan Reimer,SUN STAFF | January 7, 2004
The most appealing thing about mysteries is how transporting they can be. The clues are intriguing to discern and the ending is fun to guess. But what I love best about mysteries is their sense of place. In author Tony Hillerman's Navajo mysteries, it is the arid desert of Arizona and New Mexico, the color of the mountains and the power of the changing weather. In the English mysteries of Martha Grimes, it is the bleak weather of England as seen through the leaded-glass windows of the cozy neighborhood pub. And in the gruesome murder mysteries of Patricia Cornwell, it is the aromatic Italian kitchen of coroner Kay Scarpetta.
NEWS
June 29, 2003
David Newman, 66, an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter whose films included Bonnie and Clyde and the Superman movies, died in New York City on Thursday, five days after suffering a stroke. Mr. Newman, who began his career as an editor at Esquire magazine, penned screenplays for more than a dozen films, sometimes with his wife, Leslie Newman, other times with Robert Benton, director of Kramer vs. Kramer. Mr. Benton and Mr. Newman first came to prominence when they wrote the screenplay for Bonnie and Clyde, the 1967 film starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.
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By Don O'Briant and Don O'Briant,New York Times News Service | October 25, 1998
"Scarpetta's Winter Table," by Patricia Cornwell. Wyrick & Co. 80 pages. $19.95.Patricia Cornwell's fictional medical examiner Kay Scarpetta is known more for slicing and dicing bodies than for whipping up holiday recipes. But apparently there's more to the good doctor than meets the eye. In "Scarpetta's Winter Table" (Wyrick & Co., 80 pages, $19.95), Cornwell takes a break from her best-selling whodunits to show the softer sides of Scarpetta, her niece Lucy and her police sidekick, Pete Marino.
NEWS
By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF | August 19, 1998
An article in yesterday's Maryland/Anne Arundel section stated that the county Police Department's internal investigation of a fatal shooting in Glen Burnie Monday night would take three days. The investigation will take at least two months. The officer involved in the shooting will be on administrative duty for three days.The Sun regrets the error.Anne Arundel County police are investigating the actions of a Northern District officer who fatally shot a Glen Burnie man at his home Monday night while intervening in a domestic dispute, police said.
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By Bobbie Hess and Bobbie Hess,New York Times News Service | July 12, 1998
"Point of Origin," by Patricia Cornwell. Putnam. 356 pages. $25.95.Cornwell's ninth thriller featuring Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Virginia's chief medical examiner, is the best yet.It's been five years since killer Carrie Grethen was incarcerated in a psychiatric center. Suddenly, Scarpetta gets a note from Carrie, indicating she's not done causing mayhem for Scarpetta and others."Point of Origin" moves with tension-building pace and Cornwell's characters are more highly developed than her previous works.
NEWS
By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 30, 1996
The beleaguered Fraternal Order of Police is fighting back against efforts by the Teamsters to represent Anne Arundel County police officers.A member of the union representing more than 400 county police officers has asked for a criminal investigation of three members who support the Teamsters, and the local FOP leadership has begun proceedings to oust those officers and two others from the union. In a countermove, the five officers have threatened to sue the FOP for libel, charging that the union's accusations have scarred their reputations with fellow officers.
NEWS
June 29, 2003
David Newman, 66, an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter whose films included Bonnie and Clyde and the Superman movies, died in New York City on Thursday, five days after suffering a stroke. Mr. Newman, who began his career as an editor at Esquire magazine, penned screenplays for more than a dozen films, sometimes with his wife, Leslie Newman, other times with Robert Benton, director of Kramer vs. Kramer. Mr. Benton and Mr. Newman first came to prominence when they wrote the screenplay for Bonnie and Clyde, the 1967 film starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Amazon.com, Publishers Weekly | November 30, 2008
tuesday Scarpetta : by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $27.95) Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, S.C., Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where she encounters an injured man in Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric prison ward who has a bizarre story to tell. The Charlemagne Pursuit : by Steve Berry (Ballantine, $26) In Berry's fourth thriller, ex--Justice Department agent Cotton Malone searches for answers about his father, Capt. Forrest Malone, after learning that his death wasn't in a 1971 nuclear sub accident in the North Atlantic, but occurred while he was on a secret submarine mission to the Antarctic.
NEWS
By TaNoah Morgan and TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF | December 30, 1996
The beleaguered Fraternal Order of Police is fighting back against efforts by the Teamsters to represent county police officers.A member of the union representing more than 400 county police officers has asked for a criminal investigation of three members who support the Teamsters, and the local Fraternal Order of Police leadership has begun proceedings to oust those officers and two others from the union.In a countermove, the five officers have threatened to sue the FOP for libel, charging that the union's accusations have scarred their reputations with fellow officers.
NEWS
November 22, 1996
County police arrested a Baltimore man Wednesday and charged him with stealing $346 worth of clothes from Macy's in Marley Station mall.Kenneth Edward Walker, 21, of the 400 block of E. Stricker St. was charged with felony theft.Officer Peter Scarpetta, who was patrolling in the mall, said a man walked into the store about 8: 30 p.m. with a J.C. Penney bag and picked up three pairs of jeans, two shirts and a hat from store displays and put them into the bag.He walked out of the store without paying for the items, and Scarpetta stopped him and arrested him, police said.
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