The Resource Chaos, Patricia Cornwell

Chaos, Patricia Cornwell

Label
Chaos
Title
Chaos
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Cornwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning--except the weather is perfectly clear with not a cloud in sight. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the Cambridge Forensic Center's director and chief, decides at the scene that this is no accidental Act of God. Her investigation becomes complicated when she begins receiving a flurry of bizarre poems from an anonymous cyberbully who calls himself Tailend Charlie. Though subsequent lab results support Scarpetta's conclusions, the threatening messages don't stop. When the tenth poem arrives exactly twenty-four hours after Elisa's death, Scarpetta begins to suspect the harasser is involved, and sounds the alarm to her investigative partner Pete Marino and her husband, FBI analyst Benton Wesley. She also enlists the help of her niece, Lucy. But to Scarpetta's surprise, tracking the slippery Tailend Charlie is nearly impossible, even for someone as brilliant as her niece. Also, Lucy can't explain how this anonymous nemesis could have access to private information. To make matters worse, a venomous media is whipping the public into a frenzy, questioning the seasoned forensics chief's judgment and 'a quack cause of death on a par with spontaneous combustion'"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Summary
Suspicious of a bizarre death by lightning strike, Cambridge forensics examiner Kay Scarpetta identifies links between the case and a series of poetry emails being sent to her by an anonymous cyber-stalker who has gained access to Kay's personal information.
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528101
Cataloging source
IEB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O692
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Scarpetta novel
Series volume
0024
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scarpetta, Kay
  • Medical examiners (Law)
  • Forensic pathologists
  • Women forensic pathologists
Target audience
adult
Label
Chaos, Patricia Cornwell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=246&titleID=2580621
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062436726
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AB0F34F9-0645-4E4B-85D0-82CBF861C6A3
System control number
(OCoLC)957156338
Label
Chaos, Patricia Cornwell
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=246&titleID=2580621
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062436726
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AB0F34F9-0645-4E4B-85D0-82CBF861C6A3
System control number
(OCoLC)957156338

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