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At Risk

PATRICIA CORNWELL

ISBN 10: 0399153624 / ISBN 13: 9780399153624
Published by Putnam Adult May 2006, 2006
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Title: At Risk

Publisher: Putnam Adult May 2006

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to run for governor, and as a showcase she's planning to use a new crime initiative called At Risk-its motto: "Any crime, any time." In particular, she's been looking for a way to employ cutting-edge DNA technology, and she thinks she's found the perfect subject in an unsolved twenty-year-old murder-in Tennessee. If her office solves the case, it ought to make them all look pretty good, right?

Her investigator is not so sure-not sure about anything to do with this woman, really-but before he can open his mouth, a shocking piece of violence intervenes, an act that shakes up not only both their lives but the lives of everyone around them. It's not a random event. Is it personal? Is it professional? Whatever it is, the implications are very, very bad indeed . . . and they're about to get much worse.

Sparks fly, traps spring, twists abound-this is the master working at the top of her game.

View the trailer for "Patricia Cornwell's At Risk", premiering on Lifetime on April 10, 2010.

About the Author:

Patricia Cornwell's most recent number-one bestsellers include Predator, Trace, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-Case Closed. Her earlier work includes Postmortem-the only novel to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards and the French Prix du Roman d'Aventure in a single year-and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain's prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, her fictional chief medical examiner, won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author.

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