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Oh my goodness!! Kay Scarpetta Movie in the works!!!!!!!!!

Posted by bookinn on April 29, 2009

I am so excited! From http://youbentmywookie.com/entertainment/angelina-jolie-signs-deal-to-play-with-dead-people-5851  :

Variety is reporting that Angelina Jolie is teaming up with Fox 2000 and author Patricia Cornwell to create films based on Cornwell’s bestselling series on medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.

There are 16 Scarpetta novels, meaning a franchise is hoped for, but this film won’t be tied to a specific Cornwell mystery title. Much the way that Jason Bourne morphed into an action hero in plots not rigidly locked into the Robert Ludlum book series, the opera-loving coroner Scarpetta will be the lead in a suspense thriller in the vein of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Seven.”

And from: Christian Science Monitor:

Kay Scarpetta comes to life
By Marjorie Kehe | 04.23.09

Patricia Cornwell fans will be thrilled. Her popular creation, medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, will coming to life on the big screen – with Angelina Jolie taking the leading role.

Variety is reporting that Jolie and Cornwell will be working with Fox 2000 to create films based on Cornwell’s bestselling mystery novels (there are 16 to date) about Scarpetta (an opera-loving coroner) and her life and work.

But according to youbentmywookie.com, the movies will not be tied to specific books. Instead, the creators of the Scarpetta films will follow the example of the popular “Bourne” films, in which “Jason Bourne morphed into an action hero in plots not rigidly locked into the Robert Ludlum book series.

Cornwell, who once worked as a crime reporter for The Charlotte Observer, has an unusual literary heritage in that she is a descendant of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

She has also been involved in a recent controversy over the identity of Jack the Ripper. Her 2002 book, “Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper – Case Closed,” charges British painter Walter Sickert with the crimes.

But they picked Angelina Jolie to play Scarpetta!! What an aweful choice. I’m not saying that Jolie is a bad actress but she is definately not the fitting actress for the character! But i will definately be tuning in on its premier.

Can’t wait!!

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Anyone looking for audio books….

Posted by bookinn on April 28, 2009

Heres a site that has tons of Rapidshare links. Audio Books, Games, Movies, TV Shows.

http://www.sinlesslinks.com/

Natalie

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Just alerted to ….. A NEW Contest

Posted by bookinn on April 28, 2009

To win an autographed copy of the Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon ! Its her debut novel. How awesome is that!!
Get on over to
http://elloecho.blogspot.com/2009/04/contest-to-win-autographed-copy-of.html and post your entry.


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So Many Book Blogs!

Posted by bookinn on April 26, 2009

I have enjoyed looking at them.  Here is a list of nice blogs:

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Just Finished

Posted by bookinn on April 26, 2009

Justice by Faye Kellerman

Justice (1995) [Novel]
by Faye Kellerman

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Series: Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus
Part: 8

Summary :
The cruel and bizarre slaying of a beautiful teen leads Detective Decker into the dark heart of an exotic subculture: the seamy, sometimes violent world of Southern California’s rootless, affluent youth. But even the confession of a disturbed kid with cold “killer eyes” cannot soothe Decker’s inner torment. For he knows in his gut this crime goes much deeper and higher than anyone expects — and that true justice, brutal and complete, has yet to be done.

I really enjoyed te love story between Chris and Terry. As always , Kellerman does a terrific job with details and she must do alot of research .  Rina didn’t play a huge part in this one, just the loving doting wife of an overworked, dedicated detective.

So on a scale of 1-10 , 1 being the worst and 10 awesome, i would give this one a 9. So next up is Prayers for the Dead!

natalie

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Reading As of April 18,2009

Posted by bookinn on April 22, 2009

Currently Reading April 18, 2009

SStalker  by Faye Kellerman

Series: Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus
Part: 12

Summary :

L.A. Homicide Detective Peter Decker never wanted the perils of his job to touch his family. But now his two worlds have collided.

A first year rookie with the LAPD’s Hollywood Division, Cynthia Decker became a cop against her father, Peter Decker’s, wishes. But police work is in her blood, and she’s determined to make it on her own — even now, when her razor sharp instincts for danger are telling her that something is very wrong…

The signs are impossible to ignore: things being moved around in her apartment, the destruction of personal effects. But it’s a harrowing trip down a dark canyon road that confirms Cindy’s worst fears. Someone fiendishly relentless, and with decidedly evil intentions, is stalking her. And with Peter Decker isolated from her troubles by his own investigation into a disturbing series of car-jackings, it’s up to Cindy alone to find out who in her personal and/or professional life wants her frightened or harmed…or dead.

Peter Decker- Rina Lazarus Series

Finished on April 21, 2009.

Started out a little slow but it ended up with alot of action.  Would put this one on a scale of 1-10, 1 being bad, 10 being awesome at about a 7.

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