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Author Patricia Cornwell has OK'd a deal with Lifetime to adapt two of her crime novels into movies.

At Risk was first published in 2006 while its sequel The Front hits bookshelves next month. They are the first novels by Cornwell to be produced for TV or the big screen. - J.R. Whalen