Penguin Putnam The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.
“Sears its way into the psyche…Ablaze with Cornwell’s finest, scariest writing.”—Atlanta Journal Constitution
The devastating fire tore through the horse farm, destroying everything it touched. Picking through the wreckage, Dr. Kay Scarpetta uncovers human remains—the work of an audacious and wily killer who uses fire to mask his brutal murders. And when Scarpetta learns that her old nemesis, Carrie Grethen, has escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is somehow involved, the investigation becomes personal. Tragedy strikes close to home. And Scarpetta must match Grethen’s every move with one of her own to douse the inferno of evil that threatens everyone around her...
Includes an Introduction by the Author
Random House, Inc. “Sears its way into the psyche” (ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION) with a NEW PACKAGE and NEW AUTHOR INTRODUCTION.
The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them.
Baker & Taylor The author of the number-one New York Times best-seller, Unnatural Exposure, pits Virginia's ever-popular medical examiner Kay Scarpetta against a remorseless killer who hides his crimes with fire, in a revised edition featuring a new author introduction. Reprint.
Baker & Taylor Virginia medical examiner Kay Scarpetta finds herself up against a killer who hids his crimes with fire.