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Writers on a New England Stage @ The Historic Theater

Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell

When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell.” – The New York Times Book Review

The world’s #1 bestselling crime writer comes to Portsmouth with her new Kay Scarpetta novel, which moves between MIT, in Scarpetta’s hometown of Cambridge, MA, and Washington, DC, where her FBI husband has been deployed to help capture a serial killer dubbed the Capital Murderer. Don’t miss this rare evening with the author of such recent bestsellers as The Bone Bed, Red Mist, Port Mortuary, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed. Cornwell’s Cruel and Unusual won Britain’s prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel; Postmortem was the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year, distinguishing Cornwell as an unmatched master her trade.

Special Note: A book signing will be held post-show for patrons that evening – free to members of The Music Hall or those who sign up for e-news to stay up-to-date on Music Hall events and author happenings.

About Writers on a New England Stage:

Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”. Live music performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio. Companion bookstore: RiverRun in Portsmouth

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