By Patricia Cornwell
Number 1 bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling international of gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta during this suspense classic.
An unidentified nude girl sits propped opposed to a fountain in imperative Park. There are not any indicators of fight. whilst Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her colleagues Benton Wesley and Pete Marino arrive at the scene, they immediately realize the signature of serial killer Temple Brooks Gault. Scarpetta, on task with the FBI, visits the hot York urban morgue on Christmas morning, the place she needs to use her forensic services to offer a reputation to the nameless—a tricky activity. yet as she varieties via conflicting forensic clues, Gault claims his subsequent sufferer. He has infiltrated the FBI's best mystery artificial-intelligence process constructed via Scarpetta's niece, and sends taunting messages as his butchery keeps, relocating terrifyingly in the direction of Scarpetta herself.