Scarpetta (novel)

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First edition
AuthorPatricia Cornwell
CountryUnited States
SeriesKay Scarpetta Mysteries
GenreCrime novel
PublisherG. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date
December 2, 2008
Media typePrint (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages512 (first edition, hardback)
ISBN0-399-15516-3 (first edition, hardback)
Preceded byBook of the Dead 
Followed byThe Scarpetta Factor 

Scarpetta is a novel by Patricia Cornwell. It was published in 2008 by G. P. Putnam's Sons. The book is a continuation of Cornwell's popular Kay Scarpetta series.


Dr. Kay Scarpetta is called in to examine a Bellevue Hospital patient in New York City. The patient, Oscar Bane, tells Scarpetta that he has been framed for a murder he did not commit by somebody who is stalking him.

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