David speaks with acclaimed suspense author Patricia Cornwell about her latest forensic thriller The Bone Bed. The book features the return of Cornwell’s most-popular character Kay Scarpetta for the 20th book featuring the heroine. Originally a journalist, Cornwell’s interest in crime novels came in 1984 when working for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virgnia. After working with the Richmond Police Department, Cornwell’s curiosity led to the creation of Kay Scarpetta.
Original Air Date: 10-18-2012