Chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the super sleuth of Patricia Cornwell's series of forensic-based crime novels, has returned for another difficult murder mystery needing her special skills and insights to flush out the perpetrator and solve the case. Scarpetta is joined by unit chief Benton Wesley, her prodigy niece Lucy, and homicide detective Captain Pete Marino and together they try to find the killer of a little girl. Cornwell introduces the reader to the FBI's creepy "Body Farm" facility in Tennessee.
This report prepared by David Fletcher
Once again Marino, Scarpetta, and Benson team up to thwart a killer after finding the nude body of a young girl. The murderer is thought to be that of Scarpetta's nemisis which motivates the team to question the clues they've found. Lucy, Scarpetta's neice, fits into a complex, but equally inticate parallel criminal plot.
Kay must put two and two together quickly if she is to save Marino after he has been rendered helpless.
This report prepared by Tracey Ray
Another great thriller by Patricia Cornwell. Niece Lucy is back and working for the FBI. This one will keep you guessing until the end.
This report prepared by Carol Patton