Patricia Cornwell Message Board
Denise posts on 1/3/2007 6:49:30 PM
Mr. Walker does have his own board and the people on it already know him. Not to sound negative, but he was helping out with the post he answered. In the post, other authors and books, besides PC, were requested. And who better than the author to know what they are about? Of course he's going to suggest his own work. If you owned a business wouldn't it be smart to advertise? I commend Mr. Walker on posting, I've yet to see PC post anything. And again, I'm not trying to sound negative. I love all PC books, but I do have a taste for others as well. I think it's good for comparison. Mr. Walker, have you read any of PC's work that you would like to discuss? I'm sure it would keep you from being bashed every time you post on this board.
sampsonia posts on 1/3/2007 3:37:15 PM
Good god walker please stop trying to force your work down our throats. Get your own page and stop your shameless self promotion. Either say something contructive about PC or go away. Please.
Eve Steele posts on 1/2/2007 11:47:23 AM
Thanks, Krissy - I think I will check out the Slaughter books.
Krissy posts on 1/1/2007 8:35:46 AM
I absolutely love a series by Karin Slaughter. She is working on the 5th book in the series right now.
The first book is titled: Blindsighted
The book revolves around a separated couple--Sarah and Jeffery. She is a pediatrician/medical examiner in a small town and he is the police chief. There are excellent side characters as well.
I also recommend another book by Slaughter that is not part of the series called Triptych. This was an excellent book--I couldn't put it down.
The Monkeewrench series is also good by P.J. Tracey.
cherie posts on 12/30/2006 2:15:54 AM
You might like the Jonathan Kellerman books. He is a psychiatrist and has a police sidekick. His wife is also an author but I didn't find her books as interesting....Like PC books, his is written in a series and you should start from the beginning.
Robert W. Walker posts on 12/28/2006 9:00:11 AM
Check out the Edge Series and the Instinct Series. Start at Amazon under books with the title Cutting Edge for the Edge titles, go on to Double Edge, Cold Edge, and Final Edge. Indian detective in Houston, TX and the female shrink who loves and hates him. Or look up Killer Instinct -- which spawned an 11 book series.about FBI medical examiner Dr. Jessica Coran. second in series is Fatal Instinct. Most recent is Absolute Instinct. You needn't read themn in order. I oughta know as I am the author. These books will not let you down, Kris. A new series was begun with PSI Blue about a psychic detective who is half Asian, half Irish and all woman.
Kris10 posts on 12/28/2006 12:35:54 AM
I have read all of the PC books and am wondering if anyone has other book series they would recommend that are similar to Scarpetta?
anthony perry posts on 12/27/2006 5:33:51 PM
I am ia awe of patricia cornwells ability to move herself in to the unknown and apply herself to study detail, and write.
Her pursuit of trying to discover the truth about the identity of jack the ripper is phenominal.
Eve Steele posts on 12/19/2006 4:54:16 PM
Alex, from what I've gathered, no. I doubt Cornwell feels anyone could do her works and characters justice. With her extreme wealth and connections, though, I don't understand why she hasn't undertaken the project herself. I would love to see her efforts at writing a screenplay, producing, funding, casting and directing such an enterprise. James Ganolfini would have to be a must as Marino.
Alex posts on 12/19/2006 12:23:05 AM
Does anybody know if PC is going to make a movie of any of the Scarpetta series?
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