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Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virginia's chief medical examiner Kay Scarpetta matches wits with a wily killer who uses fire to mask his crimes. The case begins with a fire in which many horses die and the embers yield a human body.
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Genre/Form: Medical fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Legal stories
Mystery fiction
Medical novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.
Point of origin.
New York : Putnam, ©1998
(OCoLC)606954183
Named Person: Legal Stories.; Medical Novels.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Daniels Cornwell
ISBN: 0399143947 9780399143946 0399144129 9780399144127
OCLC Number: 38295209
Description: 356 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Patricia Cornwell.
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A woman has escaped from jail and she is blaming Dr Kay Scarpetta for her partner in crime's death. She makes it clear that she is going to exact revenge, but Scarpetta, wary and shaken, still has a  Read more...

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'Imitators abound, but - pathologically speaking - nobody does it like Cornwell' Literary Review 'The pathology is fascinating, as is the sinister atmosphere generated by Cornwell's cruel prose' Read more...

 
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