Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, in 1990 while working as a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia. Postmortem, was the first bona fide forensic thriller. It paved the way for an explosion of entertainment featuring in all things forensic across film, television and literature.

Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d’Aventure prize – the first book ever to claim all these distinctions in a single year. To date, Cornwell’s books have sold some 100 million copies in thirty-six languages in over 120 countries. She’s authored twenty-nine New York Times bestsellers.


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Series by Patricia Cornwell
Captain Chase (2 books)

Books by Patricia Cornwell
Quantum (Captain Chase #1) 3.66   3
Spin (Captain Chase #2) 6.00   1

Speculative Fiction Novels (2)

(Captain Chase #2 of 2)
2021 | science fiction, thriller
(Captain Chase #1 of 2)
2019 | science fiction, thriller