Mysteries and crime stories, Forensic fiction
It is the week before Christmas. The effects of the credit crunch have prompted Dr Kay Scarpetta to offer her services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. But in no time at all, her… increased visibility seems to precipitate a string of dramatic and unsettling events. Sequel to "Scarpetta", followed by "Port Mortuary". 2009.