Synopses & Reviews
“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.
The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke--and only Kay Scarpetta can find them. This classic, #1 "New York Times" bestseller is now available in a tall Premium Edition and features a new Introduction by Cornwell. Repackaged reissue.
About the Author
Patricia Cornwell's most recent bestsellers include Red Mist, Port Mortuary, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-Case Closed. Her earlier works include Postmortem-the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year-and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain's prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author.