We end 2014 with a fun conversation with one of America’s most popular fiction writers. Patricia Cornwell doesn’t just research how a character would do something, she lives it — whether it’s learning to fly a helicopter or scuba dive to explore sunken ship wrecks. Her latest book, Flesh and Blood, features the iconic Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

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The incomparable Patricia Cornwell is celebrating her 25th anniversary in publishing this year, and you can’t talk crime investigation writing without mentioning her name. Her early forays into the genre helped to inspire countless tv shows and movies, and essentially spurred a cultural phenomenon with entire cable channels dedicated to the science of crime investigation. Flesh and Blood is her latest offering featuring her iconic forensic investigator, Kay Scarpetta. With over 100 million copies of her books in print in 36 languages spanning 120 countries, Cornwell remains on of “the” top selling novelists.

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