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Body of Evidence [Reading] ➹ Body of Evidence By Patricia Cornwell – Polishdarling.co.uk After months of menacing phone calls and feeling that her every move is being watched, successful writer Beryl Madison flees Key West when a terrifying message is scratched on her car But the very nig After months of menacing phone calls and feeling that her every move is being watched, successful Body of ePUB Ù writer Beryl Madison flees Key West when a terrifying message is scratched on her car But the very night she returns to Richmond, she deactivates her burglar alarm and opens her door to someone who nearly decapitates her Why did she let him in, wonders Chief Medical Examiner Dr Kay Scarpetta And, why is Beryl s latest manuscript missing Persuing the answers involves Scarpetta in the murder of another writer Beryl s jealous mentor While she copes with a variety of personal and professional problems, Scarpetta s high tech forensic skills enable her to collect a Body of Evidence clues that would mean little without her intelligence, compassion, and imagination that leads her directly into a nightmare all her own.

    Body of Evidence PDF ´ Body of ePUB Ù who nearly decapitates her Why did she let him in, wonders Chief Medical Examiner Dr Kay Scarpetta And, why is Beryl s latest manuscript missing Persuing the answers involves Scarpetta in the murder of another writer Beryl s jealous mentor While she copes with a variety of personal and professional problems, Scarpetta s high tech forensic skills enable her to collect a Body of Evidence clues that would mean little without her intelligence, compassion, and imagination that leads her directly into a nightmare all her own."/>
  • Paperback
  • 403 pages
  • Body of Evidence
  • Patricia Cornwell
  • English
  • 12 October 2019
  • 0743493915

About the Author: Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell sold her first novel, Postmortem, in while working as a computer analyst at Body of ePUB Ù the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia Postmortem, was the first bona fide forensic thriller It paved the way for an explosion of entertainment featuring in all things forensic across film, television and literature Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards as well as the French Prix du Roman d Aventure prize the first book ever to claim all these distinctions in a single year To date, Cornwell s books have sold some million copies in thirty six languages in over countries She s authored twenty nine New York Times bestsellersPatricia s novels center primarily on medical examiner Kay Scarpetta along with her tech savvy niece Lucy and fellow investigator Pete Marino Celebrating years, these characters have grown into an international phenomenon, winning Cornwell the Sherlock Award for best detective created by an American author, the Gold Dagger Award, the RBA Thriller Award, and the Medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters for her contributions to literary and artistic development Fox bought the rights to Kay Scarpetta Working with producer Liz Friedman, Marvel s Jessica Jones and fellow Marvel EP and Twilight Saga scribe Melissa Rosenberg to develop the film and find Scarpetta a home on the big screen After earning her degree in English from Davidson College in , she began working at the Charlotte Observer Cornwell received widespread attention and praise for her series of articles on prostitution and crime in downtown Charlotte From the Charlotte Observer, Cornwell moved to a job with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Virginia a post she would later bestow upon the fictional Kay Scarpetta When not writing from her Boston home, Patricia tirelessly researches cutting edge forensic technologies to include in her work Her interests span outside the literary Patricia co founded of the Conservation Scientist Chair at the Harvard University Art Museums She appears as a forensic consultant on CNN and serves as a member of Harvard affiliated McLean Hospital s National Council, where she advocates for psychiatric research She s helped fund the ICU at Cornell s Animal Hospital, the scientific study of a Confederate submarine, the archaeological excavation of Jamestown, and a variety of law enforcement charities Patricia is also committed to funding scholarships and literacy programs Her advice to aspiring authors Start writing And don t take no for an answer Social and Digital Outletshttp patriciacornwell areas of expertise interestsForensics Forensic Technologies Ballistics Weapons Explosives Pathology Autopsies Crime Historical and Unsolved Criminal Cases Jack The Ripper Helicopter Piloting Suba Diving Archaeological Excavation Experience.



10 thoughts on “Body of Evidence

  1. Kylie D Kylie D says:

    An enjoyable book that sees Kay Scarpetta looking for the killer of a young author The author was working on her memoirs, but the potentially explosive manuscript goes missing, and several high profile people are invested in finding, and hiding, it s whereabouts As the body count starts to climb, Scarpetta finds herself under siege and scared I found this book to be easy to read and highly entertaining A worthy addition to the series.

  2. James James says:

    I was such a gruesome kid in that I loved to read this series Blood never bothered me, and thepsychopaths you throw at me, the happier of a reader I am I think I learned some anatomy from this book The descriptions are vivid, not for the faint hearted Hits close to him when it s about a writer being murdered Almost decapitated The MC, Scarpetta, is a challenging character She s so honest and raw, you have to respect and love her But she s also got this side of her where I d be I was such a gruesome kid in that I loved to read this series Blood never bothered me, and thepsychopaths you throw at me, the happier of a reader I am I think I learned some anatomy from this book The descriptions are vivid, not for the faint hearted Hits close to him when it s about a writer being murdered Almost decapitated The MC, Scarpetta, is a challenging character She s so honest and raw, you have to respect and love her But she s also got this side of her where I d be a little scared to be her friend.Very complex mystery Lots of clues Very intense read

  3. Meags Meags says:

    3 StarsI don t know whether it s the writing itself or the time when it was written early 90s , but Kay Scarpetta is one silly broad, who constantly makes choices that had me scratching my head in confusion and frustration For a character that is so beloved I can t quite find the appeal yet And her detective friend , Marino, is wholly unlikable, with his gruff, assholish demeanour, and his constant prejudice slurs and harsh judgements of nearly everyone he comes into contact with who i 3 StarsI don t know whether it s the writing itself or the time when it was written early 90s , but Kay Scarpetta is one silly broad, who constantly makes choices that had me scratching my head in confusion and frustration For a character that is so beloved I can t quite find the appeal yet And her detective friend , Marino, is wholly unlikable, with his gruff, assholish demeanour, and his constant prejudice slurs and harsh judgements of nearly everyone he comes into contact with who isn t like him What a prick If I had to witness onehomophobic rant I would have gone off my tree Luckily, I enjoy a good murder mystery arc and this one kept me entertained and intrigued enough to plough on through the character bullshit I ll probably continue the series at some point, just not immediately

  4. cam ♥ cam ♥ says:

    The first book was good, this one s even better It amazes me how Patricia Cornwell can make everything look so unclear at first then shows you the big picture when she pieces it all together in the end This book kept me at the edge of my seat and I have learned to become genuinely interested in every character Definitely worth reading especially for CSI fans like me Quotable Quotes Some people simply want company I didn t know what I wanted Maybe I never had The older I got, theI w The first book was good, this one s even better It amazes me how Patricia Cornwell can make everything look so unclear at first then shows you the big picture when she pieces it all together in the end This book kept me at the edge of my seat and I have learned to become genuinely interested in every character Definitely worth reading especially for CSI fans like me Quotable Quotes Some people simply want company I didn t know what I wanted Maybe I never had The older I got, theI was of the opinion that love can be experienced in many different ways There is no right or wrong way to love, only in how it is expressed You can never be real sure who s all right and who ain t It s real hard to know these days, that s for damn sure

  5. S.P. Aruna S.P. Aruna says:

    As a standalone, this book rates 5 stars As number 2 in the series, it gets only 3WARNING SPOILERS AHEADI ve already read the first book in the series, Post Mortem, and I thoroughly enjoyed it I found Kay Scarpetta a realistic, sober, and intelligent protagonist, and the forensic pathology parts are fascinating However, reading this one, book 2 in the Kay Scarpetta series I found it so similar to the first book in plot structure, that its formulaic construction is all too obvious, includi As a standalone, this book rates 5 stars As number 2 in the series, it gets only 3WARNING SPOILERS AHEADI ve already read the first book in the series, Post Mortem, and I thoroughly enjoyed it I found Kay Scarpetta a realistic, sober, and intelligent protagonist, and the forensic pathology parts are fascinating However, reading this one, book 2 in the Kay Scarpetta series I found it so similar to the first book in plot structure, that its formulaic construction is all too obvious, including the endings in which Ms Scarpetta, a Chief Medical Examiner, becomes a target of the killer in the end How unlikely is that, the killer going after the CME Scarpetta must have really bad luck to have it happen twice, and so soon I imagine the time setting between books 1 2 are not long apart In fact, I m finding that both novels are now so mixed up in my mind, it s beginning to become a blur as to what happened in which novel, that s how similar they are So my advice is only read one either Post Mortem or this one, not both My take on series where books follow the same formula is that the author is only interested in making money with minimal effort, and assumes readers are just mindless sheep Considering the success that these types of books have, maybe we are

  6. Judy Judy says:

    This series is what I call a guilty pleasure Not at all high brow, but easy to read thrillers with some mystery, and I have to admit that I enjoy the gruesome details about forensic pathology Being an engineering type, I like to know the details behind things, how things work, in particular when it comes to problem solving or investigative techniques.I do love the character of Kay Scarpetta she s a strong, smart woman who is also attractive She makes me nuts sometimes when she does risky t This series is what I call a guilty pleasure Not at all high brow, but easy to read thrillers with some mystery, and I have to admit that I enjoy the gruesome details about forensic pathology Being an engineering type, I like to know the details behind things, how things work, in particular when it comes to problem solving or investigative techniques.I do love the character of Kay Scarpetta she s a strong, smart woman who is also attractive She makes me nuts sometimes when she does risky things that her superior brain should be telling her not to do, but then there wouldn t be a story, would there

  7. Matt Matt says:

    Cornwell brings Dr Kay Scarpetta back in the critically acclaimed series to test her wiles in a new and disturbing manner When a murdered author is found in her home, investigators are left with little to know insight, which bothers Scarpetta almost as much as the slaying itself Questions grow exponentially while answers remain deftly hidden behind layers of the victim s past Scarpetta and the police being piecing things together, discovering a deeper back story related to her current piece Cornwell brings Dr Kay Scarpetta back in the critically acclaimed series to test her wiles in a new and disturbing manner When a murdered author is found in her home, investigators are left with little to know insight, which bothers Scarpetta almost as much as the slaying itself Questions grow exponentially while answers remain deftly hidden behind layers of the victim s past Scarpetta and the police being piecing things together, discovering a deeper back story related to her current piece of work and a collection of letters she wrote to a mysterious M After a related murder, Scarpetta realises there isto the story than meets the eye When an old flame resurfaces, he could be the key to putting it all together or the impediment that the killer needs to make a clean getaway As things begin to come together on one level, they unravel before Scarpetta can make sense of all the gathered evidence Will the killer slide back into obscurity before being called out to face justice A brilliant, thought provoking novel that will lead fans of the genre begging forGreat character back story strengthens the foundation of both the novel and the series, still in its infancy.Cornwell does a fabulous job with all aspects of the novel I must keep reminding myself that she forged the way in the genre, where characters such as Tempe Brennan and Megan Hunt followed suit with their own medical sleuthing Scarpetta does defy the modern female protagonist with her crass perspective and vices galore A great series for Reichs fans to try, while waiting for the next novel Sure not to disappoint the reader who keeps an open mind Any fan loving a great murder mystery with a hands on medical professional will surely eat this up.Kudos, Madam Cornwell I am a fan and cannot get enough of these books

  8. Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) says:

    Definitely enjoyed this onethan I did the first and can see how this series would get better as it goes Loved that the mystery kept me on my toes and I didn t quite figure out whodunit until towards the end Will definitely keep reading these

  9. Noriko Noriko says:

    I believe everybody has books that are near and dear to their hearts, like comfort food that they cannot help but love and embrace despite some issues and flaws.For me, this Kay Scarpetta series on the whole falls into that category I remember devouring this series up until the 5th book when translated editions came out Although it s been quite a while since I last read this series, this Body of Evidence, the second book in the Scarpetta series, confirmed my conviction that I love, and proba I believe everybody has books that are near and dear to their hearts, like comfort food that they cannot help but love and embrace despite some issues and flaws.For me, this Kay Scarpetta series on the whole falls into that category I remember devouring this series up until the 5th book when translated editions came out Although it s been quite a while since I last read this series, this Body of Evidence, the second book in the Scarpetta series, confirmed my conviction that I love, and probably will continue to love this series irrespective of potential issues in respective books The plot is intricately and well contemplated As usual, the book kicks off with Scarpetta arriving a murder scene of the victim, Beryl Madison and the retrace of the murder well depicts how ghoulish the murder could have been, the dialogues and banter between Marino reeled me in the story immediately Although there are a lot of jargon relating to forensic investigation, pathology and such, it didn t thwart my getting invested or immersed in the book Using Marino as one of us laymen, Partrica Cornwell did a great job explaining such things in a prossessable way so that we get to understand what was going on and how things work One of the quality I liked about this book is the details and realism in the police procedurals and investigations Given Cornwell s background before becoming an author, it stands to reason yet it doesn t cease to amaze me how painstakingly small clues and hints are hinted and sprawled out throughout the book and how they get connected in the end like puzzle pieces snugly falling into place I must admit that I was a bit impatient while I was In the midst of reading the rather lengthy yet painstakingly detailed descriptions of the investigations and testing I was also feeling a bit disoriented by how far fetched the whole thing seemed with several clues and hits that could hardly be in any way connected are somewhat aligned But seeing how those dots get connected and explained, it made a total sense to me and everything went down quite naturally to me I think this is one of those books that you don t necessarily need to play detective I am speaking from my own perspective, but I felt totally comfortable in letting Kay explain how the case gets solved and how all the clues get connected instead of trying to figuring them out myself This book didn t frustrate me in that regard and I was quite happy with that Kay Scarpetta is really an interesting character in my eyes to be perfectly honest, I neither like or dislike her I m on the fence as far as she is concerned She does come across a bit aloof and stolid not stolid, but too cool and collected for my liking and she only shows her emotions in the form of her outbursts when she was pushed over the edge , frankly speaking, I have never been emotionally attached to her YET there s something to her that makes me rooting for her before I even know it myself, hoping that she nails down the murderer as well as escape the wicked hands of them She is smart, competent and efficient There are a lot of qualities that make her an interesting and an alluring character as well as makes me want to be like her, and I cannot wait to revisit this series and see how she entices me down the road The face off between Kay and the villain is the highlight of this book, exhilarating and thrilling The pacing perfectly matches with the mounting tension, making this book quite a unputdownable read As I said in the beginning of my review, this book made me want to readof this series The road to complete this series seems quite daunting withthan 20 books in store for me, but I will at least read the next 4 books to see if I feel any different about the series since my last visit I cannot wait I gave this book 4.5 out of 5 stars

  10. Laura Laura says:

    3.5 stars Not nearly as good as the first in the series, but I know this series gets better I don t think I ever read this one, though There were some interesting twists in this, definitely not what I would have guessed A solid entry in the series, but without the crackle of the first, Postmortem I ll definitely continue with the series 3.5 stars Not nearly as good as the first in the series, but I know this series gets better I don t think I ever read this one, though There were some interesting twists in this, definitely not what I would have guessed A solid entry in the series, but without the crackle of the first, Postmortem I ll definitely continue with the series

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10 thoughts on “Body of Evidence

  1. Kylie D Kylie D says:

    An enjoyable book that sees Kay Scarpetta looking for the killer of a young author The author was working on her memoirs, but the potentially explosive manuscript goes missing, and several high profile people are invested in finding, and hiding, it s whereabouts As the body count starts to climb, Scarpetta finds herself under siege and scared I found this book to be easy to read and highly entertaining A worthy addition to the series.


  2. James James says:

    I was such a gruesome kid in that I loved to read this series Blood never bothered me, and thepsychopaths you throw at me, the happier of a reader I am I think I learned some anatomy from this book The descriptions are vivid, not for the faint hearted Hits close to him when it s about a writer being murdered Almost decapitated The MC, Scarpetta, is a challenging character She s so honest and raw, you have to respect and love her But she s also got this side of her where I d be I was such a gruesome kid in that I loved to read this series Blood never bothered me, and thepsychopaths you throw at me, the happier of a reader I am I think I learned some anatomy from this book The descriptions are vivid, not for the faint hearted Hits close to him when it s about a writer being murdered Almost decapitated The MC, Scarpetta, is a challenging character She s so honest and raw, you have to respect and love her But she s also got this side of her where I d be a little scared to be her friend.Very complex mystery Lots of clues Very intense read


  3. Meags Meags says:

    3 StarsI don t know whether it s the writing itself or the time when it was written early 90s , but Kay Scarpetta is one silly broad, who constantly makes choices that had me scratching my head in confusion and frustration For a character that is so beloved I can t quite find the appeal yet And her detective friend , Marino, is wholly unlikable, with his gruff, assholish demeanour, and his constant prejudice slurs and harsh judgements of nearly everyone he comes into contact with who i 3 StarsI don t know whether it s the writing itself or the time when it was written early 90s , but Kay Scarpetta is one silly broad, who constantly makes choices that had me scratching my head in confusion and frustration For a character that is so beloved I can t quite find the appeal yet And her detective friend , Marino, is wholly unlikable, with his gruff, assholish demeanour, and his constant prejudice slurs and harsh judgements of nearly everyone he comes into contact with who isn t like him What a prick If I had to witness onehomophobic rant I would have gone off my tree Luckily, I enjoy a good murder mystery arc and this one kept me entertained and intrigued enough to plough on through the character bullshit I ll probably continue the series at some point, just not immediately


  4. cam ♥ cam ♥ says:

    The first book was good, this one s even better It amazes me how Patricia Cornwell can make everything look so unclear at first then shows you the big picture when she pieces it all together in the end This book kept me at the edge of my seat and I have learned to become genuinely interested in every character Definitely worth reading especially for CSI fans like me Quotable Quotes Some people simply want company I didn t know what I wanted Maybe I never had The older I got, theI w The first book was good, this one s even better It amazes me how Patricia Cornwell can make everything look so unclear at first then shows you the big picture when she pieces it all together in the end This book kept me at the edge of my seat and I have learned to become genuinely interested in every character Definitely worth reading especially for CSI fans like me Quotable Quotes Some people simply want company I didn t know what I wanted Maybe I never had The older I got, theI was of the opinion that love can be experienced in many different ways There is no right or wrong way to love, only in how it is expressed You can never be real sure who s all right and who ain t It s real hard to know these days, that s for damn sure


  5. S.P. Aruna S.P. Aruna says:

    As a standalone, this book rates 5 stars As number 2 in the series, it gets only 3WARNING SPOILERS AHEADI ve already read the first book in the series, Post Mortem, and I thoroughly enjoyed it I found Kay Scarpetta a realistic, sober, and intelligent protagonist, and the forensic pathology parts are fascinating However, reading this one, book 2 in the Kay Scarpetta series I found it so similar to the first book in plot structure, that its formulaic construction is all too obvious, includi As a standalone, this book rates 5 stars As number 2 in the series, it gets only 3WARNING SPOILERS AHEADI ve already read the first book in the series, Post Mortem, and I thoroughly enjoyed it I found Kay Scarpetta a realistic, sober, and intelligent protagonist, and the forensic pathology parts are fascinating However, reading this one, book 2 in the Kay Scarpetta series I found it so similar to the first book in plot structure, that its formulaic construction is all too obvious, including the endings in which Ms Scarpetta, a Chief Medical Examiner, becomes a target of the killer in the end How unlikely is that, the killer going after the CME Scarpetta must have really bad luck to have it happen twice, and so soon I imagine the time setting between books 1 2 are not long apart In fact, I m finding that both novels are now so mixed up in my mind, it s beginning to become a blur as to what happened in which novel, that s how similar they are So my advice is only read one either Post Mortem or this one, not both My take on series where books follow the same formula is that the author is only interested in making money with minimal effort, and assumes readers are just mindless sheep Considering the success that these types of books have, maybe we are


  6. Judy Judy says:

    This series is what I call a guilty pleasure Not at all high brow, but easy to read thrillers with some mystery, and I have to admit that I enjoy the gruesome details about forensic pathology Being an engineering type, I like to know the details behind things, how things work, in particular when it comes to problem solving or investigative techniques.I do love the character of Kay Scarpetta she s a strong, smart woman who is also attractive She makes me nuts sometimes when she does risky t This series is what I call a guilty pleasure Not at all high brow, but easy to read thrillers with some mystery, and I have to admit that I enjoy the gruesome details about forensic pathology Being an engineering type, I like to know the details behind things, how things work, in particular when it comes to problem solving or investigative techniques.I do love the character of Kay Scarpetta she s a strong, smart woman who is also attractive She makes me nuts sometimes when she does risky things that her superior brain should be telling her not to do, but then there wouldn t be a story, would there


  7. Matt Matt says:

    Cornwell brings Dr Kay Scarpetta back in the critically acclaimed series to test her wiles in a new and disturbing manner When a murdered author is found in her home, investigators are left with little to know insight, which bothers Scarpetta almost as much as the slaying itself Questions grow exponentially while answers remain deftly hidden behind layers of the victim s past Scarpetta and the police being piecing things together, discovering a deeper back story related to her current piece Cornwell brings Dr Kay Scarpetta back in the critically acclaimed series to test her wiles in a new and disturbing manner When a murdered author is found in her home, investigators are left with little to know insight, which bothers Scarpetta almost as much as the slaying itself Questions grow exponentially while answers remain deftly hidden behind layers of the victim s past Scarpetta and the police being piecing things together, discovering a deeper back story related to her current piece of work and a collection of letters she wrote to a mysterious M After a related murder, Scarpetta realises there isto the story than meets the eye When an old flame resurfaces, he could be the key to putting it all together or the impediment that the killer needs to make a clean getaway As things begin to come together on one level, they unravel before Scarpetta can make sense of all the gathered evidence Will the killer slide back into obscurity before being called out to face justice A brilliant, thought provoking novel that will lead fans of the genre begging forGreat character back story strengthens the foundation of both the novel and the series, still in its infancy.Cornwell does a fabulous job with all aspects of the novel I must keep reminding myself that she forged the way in the genre, where characters such as Tempe Brennan and Megan Hunt followed suit with their own medical sleuthing Scarpetta does defy the modern female protagonist with her crass perspective and vices galore A great series for Reichs fans to try, while waiting for the next novel Sure not to disappoint the reader who keeps an open mind Any fan loving a great murder mystery with a hands on medical professional will surely eat this up.Kudos, Madam Cornwell I am a fan and cannot get enough of these books


  8. Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) says:

    Definitely enjoyed this onethan I did the first and can see how this series would get better as it goes Loved that the mystery kept me on my toes and I didn t quite figure out whodunit until towards the end Will definitely keep reading these


  9. Noriko Noriko says:

    I believe everybody has books that are near and dear to their hearts, like comfort food that they cannot help but love and embrace despite some issues and flaws.For me, this Kay Scarpetta series on the whole falls into that category I remember devouring this series up until the 5th book when translated editions came out Although it s been quite a while since I last read this series, this Body of Evidence, the second book in the Scarpetta series, confirmed my conviction that I love, and proba I believe everybody has books that are near and dear to their hearts, like comfort food that they cannot help but love and embrace despite some issues and flaws.For me, this Kay Scarpetta series on the whole falls into that category I remember devouring this series up until the 5th book when translated editions came out Although it s been quite a while since I last read this series, this Body of Evidence, the second book in the Scarpetta series, confirmed my conviction that I love, and probably will continue to love this series irrespective of potential issues in respective books The plot is intricately and well contemplated As usual, the book kicks off with Scarpetta arriving a murder scene of the victim, Beryl Madison and the retrace of the murder well depicts how ghoulish the murder could have been, the dialogues and banter between Marino reeled me in the story immediately Although there are a lot of jargon relating to forensic investigation, pathology and such, it didn t thwart my getting invested or immersed in the book Using Marino as one of us laymen, Partrica Cornwell did a great job explaining such things in a prossessable way so that we get to understand what was going on and how things work One of the quality I liked about this book is the details and realism in the police procedurals and investigations Given Cornwell s background before becoming an author, it stands to reason yet it doesn t cease to amaze me how painstakingly small clues and hints are hinted and sprawled out throughout the book and how they get connected in the end like puzzle pieces snugly falling into place I must admit that I was a bit impatient while I was In the midst of reading the rather lengthy yet painstakingly detailed descriptions of the investigations and testing I was also feeling a bit disoriented by how far fetched the whole thing seemed with several clues and hits that could hardly be in any way connected are somewhat aligned But seeing how those dots get connected and explained, it made a total sense to me and everything went down quite naturally to me I think this is one of those books that you don t necessarily need to play detective I am speaking from my own perspective, but I felt totally comfortable in letting Kay explain how the case gets solved and how all the clues get connected instead of trying to figuring them out myself This book didn t frustrate me in that regard and I was quite happy with that Kay Scarpetta is really an interesting character in my eyes to be perfectly honest, I neither like or dislike her I m on the fence as far as she is concerned She does come across a bit aloof and stolid not stolid, but too cool and collected for my liking and she only shows her emotions in the form of her outbursts when she was pushed over the edge , frankly speaking, I have never been emotionally attached to her YET there s something to her that makes me rooting for her before I even know it myself, hoping that she nails down the murderer as well as escape the wicked hands of them She is smart, competent and efficient There are a lot of qualities that make her an interesting and an alluring character as well as makes me want to be like her, and I cannot wait to revisit this series and see how she entices me down the road The face off between Kay and the villain is the highlight of this book, exhilarating and thrilling The pacing perfectly matches with the mounting tension, making this book quite a unputdownable read As I said in the beginning of my review, this book made me want to readof this series The road to complete this series seems quite daunting withthan 20 books in store for me, but I will at least read the next 4 books to see if I feel any different about the series since my last visit I cannot wait I gave this book 4.5 out of 5 stars


  10. Laura Laura says:

    3.5 stars Not nearly as good as the first in the series, but I know this series gets better I don t think I ever read this one, though There were some interesting twists in this, definitely not what I would have guessed A solid entry in the series, but without the crackle of the first, Postmortem I ll definitely continue with the series 3.5 stars Not nearly as good as the first in the series, but I know this series gets better I don t think I ever read this one, though There were some interesting twists in this, definitely not what I would have guessed A solid entry in the series, but without the crackle of the first, Postmortem I ll definitely continue with the series


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