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On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea.
We create our own worlds. We destroy our own worlds. It is that simple.
Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air.
I wouldn't want to assume that all men are like you. If I did, I know I would give them up entirely
You have to live where you wake up, even if someone else dreamed you there.
You can't cure a chipped plate. All you can do is live with it or throw it out.
To almost die is to know that one day you will, and to never again feel the same about anything.
He was pushing fifty, with a face life had chewed on, and long wisps of graying hair parted low on one side and combed over his balding pate.
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She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away. She is a very courageous woman, my lord.
Dorothy L. Sayers
June 9, 1956
Patricia Cornwell is a contemporary American crime writer. She is widely known for writing a popular series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay Scarpetta, a medical examiner. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies.
Depraved Heart (2015)
The Body Farm (1994)
Body of Evidence (1991)
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