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Chaos Audiobook

Chaos

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Publisher's Summary

Number one New York Times best-selling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the 24th engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

©2016 Cornwell Entertainment, Inc. (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

Praise for Patricia Cornwell and the Kay Scarpetta novels:
"Cutting-edge." (Sun)
"A pioneer of the genre of forensic psychological thriller." (BBC)
"America's most stimulating and chilling writer of crime fiction." (The Times)
"Devilishly clever." (Sunday Times)
"She is a brilliant writer and I was absolutely gripped." (Mail on Sunday)
"The top gun in this field." (Daily Telegraph)
"Forget the pretenders. Cornwell reigns" (Mirror)
"The Agatha Christie of the DNA age." (Express)
"One of the best crime writers writing today." (Guardian)
"Few writers match Patricia Cornwell when it comes to writing crime and her latest Scarpetta novel is one of her best." (Daily Express)
"When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell." (New York Times)
"Dazzling.... After reading Cornwell's thriller, most others will pale in comparison." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
"Magnificent plotting, masterful writing, and marvelous suspense." ( Booklist)
"Cornwell's instincts are dead-on." (Chicago Sun-Times)
"Cornwell remains a master of the genre, instilling in readers an appetite that only she can satisfy." (Publishers Weekly)

What Members Say

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    Amazon Customer 16/11/2016

    Ligs

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    "Oh, Dear!"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Most of it!


    What was most disappointing about Patricia Cornwell’s story?

    Rehashing the past yet again.


    What aspect of Susan Ericksen’s performance might you have changed?

    Too intense and toneless


    Was Chaos worth the listening time?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Shame this series has degenerated into a Scarpetta Soap Opera

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Richmond 06/11/2016
    Richmond 06/11/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Disappointed Chaos"

    Have always been a Cornwell fan but found myself bored by this recent story. Thoroughly enjoyed her early books but feel there's less to the recent ones with a lot of time on incidental details.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Pat G. 03/11/2016
    Pat G. 03/11/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Hard to listen"

    I am an ardent fan of Patrica Cornwell but this book was nothing but unnecessary words and descriptions that made it hard to listen to would sooner of had shorter book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs L Lloyd 24/10/2016
    Mrs L Lloyd 24/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Dire, excruciatingly boring"

    The story just keeps veering off the point by the continual addition of excruciatingly detailed unnecessary addition of trivial detail. just when you think (HOPE) that the story is going to move on we are provided with background information relating to people, past situations, etc etc. It's frustrating and painful to listen to. I couldn't finish the story.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Chris 01/12/2016
    Chris 01/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "long winded"

    Bearing in mind this took 13 hours to listen to very little actually happens. we do get to find out a lot about the weather ,the scenery and the fact that the heroine repeatedly can't see what is staring her in the face. I admit I shouted at the car several times . Get the abridged version. This was interminable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mr David Letham 29/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "great"

    enjoyed the suspense lots of twists and turns another great Scarpetta book enjoyed the book

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    Lynda P 16/11/2016
    Lynda P 16/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Review of Chaos-written by Patricia Cornwall"

    Not my favorite book by Patricia Cornwall .Got too long winded ,over explained and unbelievable

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    A M Underwood 15/11/2016
    A M Underwood 15/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "took a while to get to the nitty gritty"
    What did you like most about Chaos?

    the criminology forensics was intriguing


    Have you listened to any of Susan Ericksen’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    dont know


    Any additional comments?

    I normally love all the scarpetta books but this one took quite a while to get into the story line elaborating on the main characters life etc, i started to lose interest however once the main storyline started i enjoyed scarpetta's forensic investigation and would recommend it to anyone. cant wait for another!

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    Simon 14/11/2016
    Simon 14/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Utter rubbish!"

    Ok, I loved the Scarpetta books and have faithfully read them all, but this one is just too bad to finish. I am sick of all the action taking place seemingly in telephone conversations and the dynamic between the characters has become one of bickering conversations. I am sorry, but I have got a couple of hours in and it's making me angry and stressed, so won't be finished. Advice to the author:- put away the gadgets and the he said, she said go back to the less cluttered plot lines, without all the infighting!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon S N Ireland 06/11/2016
    Sharon S N Ireland 06/11/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Slow and not so good."

    Hard to keep interested. Kept rewinding but at No stage captured by story. Slow and in my view uninteresting storyline.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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