By Patricia Cornwell
Now in a brand new top rate variation, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell’s suspense fiction vintage, that includes gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta.
A reclusive writer, Beryl Madison unearths no shelter from months of menacing cellphone calls—or the tormented feeling that her each flow is being watched. while the author is located slain in her own residence, Kay Scarpetta items jointly the complicated forensic evidence—while unwittingly edging toward a killer ready within the shadows.
Read Online or Download Body of Evidence (Kay Scarpetta, Book 2) PDF
Best suspense books
Compelled out of the la occasions amid the most recent finances cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy comes to a decision to head out with a bang, utilizing his ultimate days on the paper to write down the definitive homicide tale of his profession.
He makes a speciality of Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug broker in reformatory after confessing to a brutal homicide. yet as he delves into the tale, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. the child may possibly really be innocent.
Jack is quickly working together with his greatest tale because the Poet made his occupation years in the past. he's monitoring a killer who operates thoroughly less than police radar--and with ideal wisdom of any circulation opposed to him. together with Jack's.
Overdrive obtain, DRM got rid of with calibre plugin
Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a boat graveyard to recuperate the very human is still of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will keep on with the scents of demise and violence to the guts of sinister darkness.
There's no police education superior than a cop's intuition. religion Mitchell's mom isn't answering her telephone. Her entrance door is open. There's a bloodstain above the knob. every little thing religion discovered within the academy is going out the window whilst she fees into her mother's apartment, gun drawn.
Malcolm Drake have been a service provider seaman yet he had a anxious breakdown and now he lives in his brother's condo together with his sister-in-law and her sister, Virginia--and domineering Aunt Evie. whilst Aunt Evie drops useless at a celebration one night the rumors fast unfold that he had whatever to do with it.
Additional info for Body of Evidence (Kay Scarpetta, Book 2)
He pointed past the edge of the umbrella at the eaves of the mansion. If the wind comes too fast from the south, it whistles in the eaves. It can keep you awake nights. The explanation should have quieted her nerves, but it did not. That cry seemed too filled with emotion to be made by something inanimate. Suddenly, she remembered things that she should have asked Richard. Why had he been late? Why did Catherine, the waitress, fear him so? What was this curse that Aunt Cora talked about and which he called a psychiatric problem"?
He was watching her over the rim of his cup as he sipped his coffee. Unexplainably, she remembered that he had opened her suitcases upon placing them in her room. She had still not been able to decide whether or not he had been snooping, whether such a gesture was only meant as a final courtesy. But this very direct gaze of his seemed to pry at her own eyes, to peel back her brain and seek for secrets. She didn't like that at all. �My room is wonderful, she said. I'm anxious to explore the grounds and do some riding.
Later that night, Cora came to Jenny's room. She was dressed in a lovely yellow lounging robe which contrasted with her dark beauty and her cultured dignity to make both those qualities even more evident. Jenny secretly hoped that, when she was Cora's age, she would look as feminine and sophisticated as her aunt. If I reach her age, she amended. And immediately, she wondered why she always had to have such negative thoughts. �I'd like to talk to you about Freya, Cora Brucker said. She sat on the edge of the bed.