Dr Kay Scarpetta's task is to examine the bodies of the young courting couples that have begun turning up in remote woodland areas. When the latest missing girl turns out to be the daughter of a powerful woman, Kay finds herself prey to political pressure and press harassment.
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'Strong action ... A gripping forensic mystery ... I just love it!' (The New York Times Book Review)
'Captivating ... what a ride! ... You'll probably stay up all night turning the pages.' (The Denver Post)
'Riveting ... compelling ... Scarpetta uses a microscope in her lab the way Sherlock Holmes wielded a magnifying glass.' (Cosmopolitan)
Another triumph for Patricia Cornwell's special brew of forensic and intuitive sleuthing ( SUNDAY TIMES)
Scalpel-sharp ... the pathology is stomach-churningly accurate - and the detection stimulatingly intelligent'SUNDAY EXPRESS ( 'Cornwell's third is her most complex: immensely satisfying.’)
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