Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s inept replacement in Virginia grudgingly asks her for help to solve a troublesome death. Meanwhile Benton and Lucy have their own stalker issues.
Genre: forensic mystery
A complex tale involving a serial sniper who strikes chillingly close to the forensic sleuth herself.
A sexual predator, a “spectacle killer”, leads into the world of designer drugs, drone technology, organized crime, and shocking corruption at the highest levels.
Two child murders, thousands of miles apart, share a common killer. When another child is taken, the reign of terror promises to continue—unless Brennan can stop a psychopath.
Dr. Bill Brockton must solve a baffling puzzle in a remote mountain community where the mummified corpse of a young woman dead for 30 years is discovered in a cave.
The suspicious disappearance of a paleontologist connects to a series of crimes much closer to home: a murder, tortures, and trace evidence from the dinosaur age.
Forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan works a case of infanticide, murder, and corruption, set in the high-stakes, high-danger world of diamond mining.
Connections reveal that Fielding’s death and the attempt on Scarpetta are only the beginning of a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale.
Dr. Scarpetta is confronted with a case that could shut down the new Cambridge Forensic Center in Massachusetts and ruin her personally and professionally.
A strange folder on her computer and a Waddell-style murder days after his execution sends Kay Scarpetta, Agent Benton Wesley, and Det. Pete Marino, and young Lucy on the trail.