NY: Putnam, 2000. 1st Edition. Hardcover_cloth spine. 6.5"x9.5". 449 pp. First printing. Black boards w/silver author's initials on front. Gray cloth spine w/silver metallic letters. Dark gray paste downs. Jacket design c 2000 Cornwell Prodictions. Typo design c 2000 Walter Harper. Author photo c 2000 Elsa Trillat. Spine slight slant, binding tight. Not x-library, unclipped. POD on ffep. Black marker dot inside front board. Creases to back flap. Minor edge wear. Secure ship w/track #. Collectible - VeryGood / Near Fine. Item #13651
The eleventh book in the Kay Scarpetta series, from No. 1 bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. "America's most chilling writer of crime fiction" The Times.
Physically and psychologically bruised by her encounter with the killer Chandonne, Dr Kay Scarpetta has to leave her home in the hands of the police team investigating the attack. She finds shelter with an old friend, Anna Zenner, but it is not the haven of security she needs when she discovers that Anna has been sub-poenaed to appear before a Grand Jury which is investigating Scarpetta for murder. Kay knows she is being framed and she also knows she can trust no-one. Meanwhile it appears that Chandonne killed a woman in New York before his murderous spree in Virginia, but when Scarpetta looks more closely ... Source: Publisher.
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