Quantum


      Quantum
International bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers pulse pounding thrills in a series featuring a brilliant and unusual new heroine, cutting edge cybertechnology, and stakes that are astronomically high.On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences.As it turns out, the danger is worse than she thought A spatter of dried blood, a missing security badge, a suspicious suicide a series of disturbing clues point to Calli s twin sister, Carme, who s been MIA for days.Desperate to halt the countdown to disaster and to clear her sister s name, Captain Chase digs deep into her vast cyber security knowledge and her painful past, probing for answers to her twin s erratic conduct As time is running out, she realizes that failure means catastrophe not just for the space program but for the safety of the whole nation. Download Quantum by Patricia Cornwell – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, in 1990 while working as a computer analyst at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia Postmortem, was the first bona fide forensic thriller It paved the way for an explosion of entertainment featuring in all things forensic across film, television and literature Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d Aventure prize the first book ever to claim all these distinctions in a single year To date, Cornwell s books have sold some 100 million copies in thirty six languages in over 120 countries She s authored twenty nine New York Times bestsellers.Patricia s novels center primarily on medical examiner Kay Scarpetta along with her tech savvy niece Lucy and fellow investigator Pete Marino Celebrating 25 years, these characters have grown into an international phenomenon, winning Cornwell the Sherlock Award for best detective created by an American author, the Gold Dagger Award, the RBA Thriller Award, and the Medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters for her contributions to literary and artistic development Fox 2000 bought the rights to Kay Scarpetta Working with producer Liz Friedman, Marvel s Jessica Jones and fellow Marvel EP and Twilight Saga scribe Melissa Rosenberg to develop the film and find Scarpetta a home on the big screen After earning her degree in English from Davidson College in 1979, she began working at the Charlotte Observer Cornwell received widespread attention and praise for her series of articles on prostitution and crime in downtown Charlotte From the Charlotte Observer, Cornwell moved to a job with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia a post she would later bestow upon the fictional Kay Scarpetta When not writing from her Boston home, Patricia tirelessly researches cutting edge forensic technologies to include in her work Her interests span outside the literary Patricia co founded of the Conservation Scientist Chair at the Harvard University Art Museums She appears as a forensic consultant on CNN and serves as a member of Harvard affiliated McLean Hospital s National Council, where she advocates for psychiatric research She s helped fund the ICU at Cornell s Animal Hospital, the scientific study of a Confederate submarine, the archaeological excavation of Jamestown, and a variety of law enforcement charities Patricia is also committed to funding scholarships and literacy programs Her advice to aspiring authors Start writing And don t take no for an answer Social and Digital Outletshttp www.patriciacornwell.com areas of expertise interestsForensics Forensic Technologies Ballistics Weapons Explosives Pathology Autopsies Crime Historical and Unsolved Criminal Cases Jack The Ripper Helicopter Piloting Suba Diving Archaeological Excavation Experience

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 353 pages
  • Quantum
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • English
  • 01 October 2017

10 thoughts on “ Quantum

  1. says:

    Years ago I was a huge Patricia Cornwell fan I read every book the moment they hit the shelves and still have many of the earlier ones on my library shelf today However, after time, I grew to dislike the characters in the series They never grew, changed, worked on their flaws to the point that they became unbelievable and, really, horribly boring SO, when I saw that...

  2. says:

    We ll say 3.75 stars for a sluggish start.After a hiatus from her successful forensic series, Patricia Cornwell returns with a novel that will have readers reaching for the stars in the middle of this impactful crime thriller Captain Callisto Calli Chase gave up a promising career in the military to help her family She was able to land on her feet, serving within the NASA police in Virginia While out investigating an alarm within the facility, Callie comes across some forensic material that We ll say 3.75 stars for a sluggish start.After a hiatus from her successful forensic series, Patricia Cornwell returns with a novel that will have readers reaching for the stars in the middle of this impactful crime thriller Captain Callisto Calli Chase gave up a promising career in the military to help her family She was able to land on her feet, serving within the NASA police in Virginia While out investigating an alarm within the facility, Callie comes across some forensic material that leaves her baffled When one of NASA s scientific contractors is found dead in her room from an apparent sui...

  3. says:

    Patricia Cornwell s long running Kay Scarpetta series is about a talented medical examiner who helps catch sadistic killers Kay works with a thorny detective has a brilliant niece and experiences angst about her man Cornwell s new book Quantum goes in a different direction, but has a similar vibe The main character Air Force Captain Calli Chase is a talented scientist and NASA security expert who s trying to catch a possible saboteur Calli works with a phobic detective has a Patricia Cornwell s long running Kay Scarpetta series is about a talented medical examiner who helps catch sadistic killers Kay works with a thorny dete...

  4. says:

    There are a few authors for whom I ll move heaven and earth to carve out enough time to read their latest efforts Patricia Cornwell is among them So when I got a chance to read a pre publication copy free through theEarly Access program, well, how fast can you say one click For years, you see, I ve enjoyed the author s exploits of Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta This one isn t about her, although similarities to both the good doctor and her tech savvy niece, Lucy, positively leaped out There are a few authors for whom I ll move heaven and earth to carve out enough time to read their latest efforts Patricia Cornwell is among them So when I got a chance to read a pre publication copy free through theEarly Access program, well, how fast can you say one click For years, you see, I ve enjoyed t...

  5. says:

    Last year I read the last Sue Grafton in the alphabet series and was disappointed Turns out she had a terminal illness so I feel bad for my critical review I don t think Cornwell has that excuse It s been a long time since I read a Patricia Cornwell mystery, but I remember them as fast paced with interesting characters Quantum has none of those qualities.This story centers on a pair of twin sisters, narrated by one of them, both of whom are clearly on the autism spectrum The whole book is a Last year I read the last Sue Grafton in the alphabet series and was disappointed Turns out she had a terminal illness so I feel bad for my critical review I don t think Cornwell has that excuse It s been a long time since I read a Patricia Cornwell mystery, but I remember them as fast paced with interesting characters Quantum has none of those qualities.This story centers on a pair of twin sisters, narrated by one of them, both of whom are clearly on the autism spectrum The whole book is a mishmash of technobabble and paranoia with a few mysteries that barely kept my interest The narrator s suspicions and traumas from he...

  6. says:

    Charles van BurenA thriller mystery which quickly became tiresomeSeptember 5, 2019Verified PurchaseFormat Kindle EditionReview of Kindle editionPublication date October 1, 2019Publisher Thomas MercerLanguage EnglishASIN B07BN2WGGJ353 mostly dreary psgesI believe that this is but the third Patricia Cornwell book I ve read It is very different from the other two and, I suspect, from what most readers of her books are accustomed to This one is very wordy with long passages which, if Charles van BurenA thriller mystery which quickly became tiresomeSeptember 5, 2019Verified PurchaseFormat Kindle EditionReview of Kindle editionPublication date October 1, 2019Publisher Thomas MercerLanguage EnglishASIN B07BN2WGGJ353 mostly dreary psgesI believe that this is but the third Patricia Cornwell book I ve read It is very different from the other two and, I suspect, from what most readers of her books are acc...

  7. says:

    I m sorry to say this was a huge disappointment I admit to never having read any Patricia Cornwell but her reputation as one of the foremost crime writers, especially via her Scarpetta series, had me very excited to pick this up as a First Reads selection Sadly, that was the end of the excitement.While it is evident Ms Cornwell is a very accomplished writer, this book left me frustrated and even bored throughout There are lots and lots of veiled hints at past events that just become plain I m sorry to say this was a huge disappointment I admit to never having read any Patricia Cornwell but her reputation as one of the foremost crime writers, especially via her Scarpetta series, had me very excited to pick this up as a First Reads selection Sadly, that was the end of the excitement.While it is evident Ms Cornwell is a very accomplished writer, this book left me frustrated and even bored throughout There are lots and lots of veiled hints at past events that just become plain irritating Some which seem significant turn out apparently tri...

  8. says:

    No storyline spoilers I just finished this book and am unhappy that I wasted a few hours reading it I feel that the author was a little arrogant because of the success of her other series and forgot she was telling a new story It seems that the comma button on Ms Corwell s typewriter was broken when sh...

  9. says:

    Got this free asPrime First Reads choice for September I had got fed up with Scarpetta so was keen to read about this different character A pity She is such an annoying character I have given up after 20% I hate not finishing books but life is really too short for this one

  10. says:

    What a difficult book I give it 1.5 stars It was an exhausting read, and I used it to help me fall asleep, which was effective Written in first person, the story is continuously interrupted by the character s chaotic thoughts I think the book could have been cut in half with just one chapter containing past events and experiences that shape the character Instead, the reader is constantly bombarded with the repetitive unfinished flashbacks, bits of memories, feelings, manias, and otherwise What a difficult book I give it 1.5 stars It was an exhausting read, and I used it to help me fall asleep, which was effective Written in first person, the story is continuously interrupted by the character s chaotic thoughts I think the book could have been cut in half with just one chapter containing past events and experiences that shape the character Instead, the reader is constantly bombarded with the repetitive unfinished flashbacks, bits of memories, feelings, manias, and otherwise annoying monologues about her past that interrupt what could have been a good story At first I thought it would calm down, but it didn t As a result, not only did I not like the main character, Calli, but often wondered if the twin was an alternate personality, until th...

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