Kay Scarpetta Series, Book 16

eBook - 2008
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View our feature on Patricia Cornwell's Scarpetta.From America's #1 bestselling crime writers comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel.Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured man on Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric prison ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk—and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard.The injuries, he says, were sustained in the course of a murder . . . that he did not commit. Is Bane a criminally insane stalker who has fixed on Scarpetta? Or is his paranoid tale true, and it is he who is being spied on, followed and stalked by the actual killer? The one thing Scarpetta knows for certain is that a woman has been tortured and...
Publisher: 2008
ISBN: 9781440654503

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Jan 07, 2015

I found this book to be full of really good and really bad parts. It was almost like being offered a great dish for supper, getting a taste, being tepted repeatedly with it, but the dish never materialized. The plot was great, there were many excellent teasers, but I think Cornwell failed to deliver

Mar 14, 2011

I think that much of this book would appeal more to those
with an understanding and appreciation of forensic and computer sciences.


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