About Patricia Cornwell
Patricia Cornwell is recognized as one of the world’s top bestselling crime authors with many New York Times bestselling novels that have been translated into thirty-six languages. Her novels have won numerous prestigious awards including the Edgar, the Creasey, the Anthony, the Macavity, and the Prix du Roman d’Aventure. Beyond the Scarpetta series, she has written a definitive book about Jack the Ripper, a biography, and three more fiction series, among others. A licensed helicopter pilot and scuba diver, she also actively researches the forensic technologies that inform her work.