An author, Beryl Madison, ends up in the Chief Medical Examiner's office as a patient. Her death seems to revolve around the manuscript she was writing which is now missing. Kay Scarpetta finds herself experiencing what Beryl lived her last days. She is being stalked and threatened. Scarpetta strongly believes if she can track down this manuscript she can save her own life. However, the medical examiner meets much resistance as she learns she is not the only one avidly searching. In her search, Kay actually lives the last moments of Beryl's life in as much horror as her patient had known.
This report prepared by Tracey Ray
When up and coming author Beryl Madison ends up dead, Kay Scarpetta and Pete Marino begin piecing together the last few moments of her life. Why did she let the killer in to brutalize her? Did she know her assailant? The answer may lie in a missing manuscript which contains Beryl's memoirs, but someone would kill to find it, as Kay soon discovers with every step closer to the truth.
This report prepared by LaPierre
A young author is murder in Richmond, VA. It's Dr. Kay Scarpetta's Job to find out who did it and why. As she probes deeper into the crime she finds herself sucked into a nightmare she never expected.
This report prepared by Michelle