From Edgar Award-winning author Patricia Cornwell comes the latest in the murder mystery tales of Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. After months of menacing phone calls and a feeling that her every move is being watched, a terrifying message scratched into reclusive writer Beryl Madisons car forces her to flee. But the very night she returns home to Richmond, she deactivates her burglar alarm and opens the door — to her murderer.
The second Kay Scarpetta mystery from the Edgar Award-winning author of Postmortem. Chief Medical Examiner Scarpetta discovers that an investigation that begins in the lab with microscopes and lasers can quickly veer off into a nightmare realm where no one is safe—not even Kay.