Patricia Cornwell writing pilot for CBS

Patricia Cornwell, bestselling author the Kay Scarpetta novels, is creating a new series for CBS.

The proposed drama would center on Angie Steele, a very smart, unusual detective San Diego Major Crimes detective with skeletons in her closet.

Gretchen Berg  and Aaron Harberts will along with Cornwell, produce the series. Berg and Harberts have worked together on numerous TV shows, including REVENGE, WOMEN’S MURDER CLUB and PUSHING DAISIES. Cornwell has one original project in development at ABC and has had three novels adapted for cable.