POSTMORTEM - SIGNED - Patricia Daniels Cornwell 1990 - Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York - First Edition With this novel Patricia Cornwell created one of modern crime fiction’s most compelling heroines: gutsy medical examiner Kay Scarpetta. A fine first edition, signed by Cornwell to tipped in bookplate.

‘Dazzling... fascinating... a first-rate thriller’ -
Los Angeles Times

Based on the real-life ‘
South Side Strangler’ case in Richmond Virginia, the work highlights Cornwell’s gift for combining cutting edge criminology with nerve-shattering suspense.
  ‘Reads like gangbusters!‘ - The New York Times Book Review.

Octavo (21.7 x 14.5 cm) pp. [8] 293 [3]. In publisher’s quarter black cloth over light red paper covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, gilt number to rear board. Dust jacket priced ‘>$16.95 >$23.75 IN CANADA’ to upper corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket   Ref: 109200   Price: HK$ 5,500