Patricia Cornwell is an American author, best known for her popular Kay Scarpetta crime series. She has two other series as well – the Andy Brazil and At Risk series. Beyond her renowned work in fiction, Cornwell made headlines in 2002 when she published a controversial book claiming she had evidence to support that Walter Sickert was Jack The Ripper.

Patricia became a published author in 1990, beginning her Kay Scarpetta series. Below is a list of Patricia Cornwell’s books in order of when they were published:

Publication Order of Kay Scarpetta Books


Postmortem(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Body of Evidence(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All That Remains(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cruel and Unusual(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body Farm(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From Potter's Field(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cause of Death(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unnatural Exposure(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Point of Origin(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Notice(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Precinct(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blow Fly(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trace(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Predator(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Book of the Dead(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scarpetta(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scarpetta Factor(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Port Mortuary(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red Mist(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bone Bed(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dust(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Andy Brazil/Judy Hammer Books


Hornet's Nest(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Southern Cross(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Isle of Dogs(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of At Risk/Win Garano Books


At Risk(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Front(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Books


Life's Little Fable(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Ruth, A Portrait: The Story of Ruth Bell Graham(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scarpetta's Winter Table(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Food to Die For: Secrets from Kay Scarpetta's Kitchen(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper - Case Closed(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Patricia Cornwell Synopses: In Body of Evidence (the second installment of the Kay Scarpetta series), Dr. Kay Scarpetta is working on the case of romance writer Beryl Madison’s stabbing death. During the investigation, Madison’s lawyer accuses Scarpetta of losing Beryl’s latest manuscript. Meanwhile, an old flame of Scarpetta’s re-appears suddenly.

Ruth, A Portrait is a biography of evangelist Billy Graham’s wife, Ruth Bell Graham. Patricia Cornwell is a family friend of the Grahams.

Scarpetta’s Winter Table is a cookbook/novella that takes place following Point of Origin chronologically. Make yourself a Bloody Mary, some chili or maybe some pizza.

Food To Die For is another cookbook from Patricia Cornwell, using her character Kay Scarpetta. Readers of the Kay Scarpetta series can now make the various dishes referenced throughout the series.

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