Title Profile & Character Information

The Bone Bed

Annotation
First, a leading paleontologist goes missing from a dinosaur dig in Canada. Then a body is heaved out of Boston Harbor. Soon, other curious, unsolved cases pile up, and forensic expert Kay Scarpetta has her hands full. Cornwell has been struggling lately; see what happens, and buy for her fans.

Characters
NameScarpetta, Kay
GenderFemale
OccupationForensic pathologist
TraitMarried

NameWesley, Benton
GenderMale
OccupationForensic psychiatrist
TraitMarried

NameFarinelli, Lucy
GenderFemale
OccupationForensic scientist
TraitComputer expert

GenreThriller
Fiction
Mystery
    --Police procedural
    --Women sleuths
Suspense
TopicsUnsolved murders
Paleontologists
Forensics
Murder investigations
Missing persons
Related crimes
SettingAlberta
Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts


Series
  Dr. Kay Scarpetta mystery
1Postmortem
2Body of evidence
3All that remains
4Cruel and unusual
5The Body farm
6From Potter's field
7Cause of death
8Unnatural exposure
9Point of origin
Scarpetta's winter table (novella)
10Black notice
11The Last precinct
12Blow fly
13Trace
14Predator
15Book of the dead
16Scarpetta
17The Scarpetta factor
18Port Mortuary
19Red mist
20The Bone bed
21Dust
22Flesh and blood
23Depraved heart
24Chaos