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Reading, Kate

Overview
Works: 676 works in 2,681 publications in 1 language and 108,903 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Epistolary fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3553.O692, 813.54
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Publications about Kate Reading
Publications by Kate Reading
Most widely held works about Kate Reading
 
Most widely held works by Kate Reading
The host by Stephenie Meyer( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. But Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind. Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves--Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love
The bone bed by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
In Alberta, Canada, an eminent paleontologist disappears from a dinosaur dig site, and at the Cambridge Forensic Center, Kay Scarpetta receives a grisly communication that gives her a dreadful reason to suspect this may become her next case. Then, with shocking speed, events begin to unfold. A body recovered from Boston Harbor reveals bizarre trace evidence hinting of a link to other unsolved cases that seem to have nothing in common. Who is behind all this? And whom can Scarpetta trust? Her lead investigator, Pete Marino, and FBI agent husband, Benton Wesley, are both unhappy with her because of personnel changes at the CFC, and her niece Lucy has become even more secretive than usual. Scarpetta fears she just may be on her own this time-- against an enormously powerful and cunning enemy who seems impossible to defeat.--Publisher
Scarpetta by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City examining an injured man at the psychiatric prison ward. Oscar Bane, chained and handcuffed, had specifically asked for Scarpetta and as the interview begins, the story Oscar relates is the most peculiar tale Kay has ever heard
At risk by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
A Massachusetts district attorney running for governor wants to use some radical new DNA technology to solve a long-ago murder. The result? A new round of violence
Trace by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
Dr. Kay Scarpetta returns to Richmond, Virginia from freelancing in South Florida at the request of the recently appointed Chief Medical Examiner to solve the murder of a 14-year-old girl, but she finds that nothing is as she left it. Her former lab is being demolished; the chief isn't really the one who requested her; her former assistant chief has personal problems that he refuses to reveal; and a glamorous FBI agent meddles with the case
The front by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
Winston Garano is the investigator for the case of a young British woman murdered more than forty years ago. Janie Brolin was raped and left for dead in 1962, and assumed to be a victim of the Boston Strangler. Unbeknownst to Winston, this case will take him on a journey that will test his limits, uncover ancient secrets, and even endanger his own life
Book of the dead by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Dr. Kay Scarpetta opens a private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, only to find herself and her colleagues--Pete Marino and her niece, Lucy--confronted by a horrifying series of crimes that may have an underlying link
The Scarpetta factor by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
In the seventeenth installment of Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta series, the police are stumped by a particularly baffling crime. After exhausting all leads, authorities implore the help of Kay Scarpetta, now a CNN analyst. Presented with the opportunity to have her own show, Scarpetta must choose between taking the case and following her television career
Predator by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is now freelancing with the National Forensic Academy in Florida. The teasing psychological clues lead Scarpetta and her team to suspect that they are hunting someone with a cunning and malevolent mind whose secrets have kept them in the shadows, until now
Dust by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
The body of a young woman has been discovered on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's rugby field. The victim is oddly draped in ivory linen and posed in a way that is too deliberate to be the killer's first strike. A preliminary examination also reveals a bizarre residue that fluoresces blood red, emerald green and sapphire blue. Physical evidence links the case to a series of uniquely weird homicides in Washington, D.C., where Scarpetta's FBI husband has been deployed
Burnt Mountain by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
Thayer Wentworth marries an Irish professor and moves into her deceased grandmother's house in Atlanta a short distance away from the summer camp she attended as a child, where she begins to question whether her husband is the man she thought she knew
Private life : a novel by Jane Smiley( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post-Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He's the most famous man their small town has ever produced: a naval officer and a brilliant astronomer, a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margaret's mother calls the match "a piece of luck."
The girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the group slowly drifts apart and their vacations together are brought to a halt. Years later, a new marriage reunites them and they decide to come together once again on a remote barrier island off the South Carolina coast. There, far from civilization, the women make startling discoveries that will change them in ways they never expected
Blow fly by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Dr Kay Scarpetta has left Virginia in quest of peace but instead finds herself drawn into baffling, horrific murders in Florida, where she becomes entangled in an international conspiracy that confronts her with the shock of her life
Red mist by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
"Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings. The murder of an Atlanta family years ago, a young woman on death row, and the inexplicable deaths of homeless people as far away as California seem unrelated. But Scarpetta discovers connections that compel her to conclude that what she thought ended with Fielding's death and an attempt on her own life is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale. And she is the only one who can stop it"--Publisher's web site
The house I loved by Tatiana de Rosnay( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
Determined to protect her historical family home from Napoleon's orders to renovate 1860s Paris, Rose Bazelet establishes a defense in the basement of her house on rue Childebert and records her experiences in letters to her late husband, a process that helps her come to terms with a decades-old secret
The last runaway by Tracy Chevalier( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom
The last precinct by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Kay Scarpetta is mandated to investigate the four-hundred-year-old violent death of one of America's first setters at Jamestown
Port mortuary by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
Kay Scarpetta, stationed at Dover Air Force Base to learn about CT-assisted virtual autopsy, finds her personal and professional life threatened when the body of a young man is found near her home and she uncovers evidence that links his death to a potential conspiracy to cause mass casualties
Crossroads of twilight by Robert Jordan( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Whte world and the characters stand at a crossroads, and as the world approaches twilight, the power of the Shadow grows stronger
 
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Alternative Names
Mendenhall, Jennifer
Reading, K.
Languages
English (278)
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