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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.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2008
Edition: Berkley premium edition
ISBN: 9780425222386
0425222381
Branch Call Number: FIC Cornwell, P 100.9 2008
Characteristics: 418 pages ; 19 cm

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Apr 17, 2014

Not bad at all, entertaining, fast-paced, and even if lacking in originality, it makes for a good and fast read

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