A Kay Scarpetta novel. Covers and spine are creased. Pages in very good condition.
"In a narrow and terrifying escape from the brink of death, Virginia’s chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, has managed to slip through the hands of serial killer Jean Baptiste Chandonne. Yet even his subsequent capture can’t free her from his chilling influence. Shaken and depressed by his assault, she visits her good friend Anna, a psychiatrist, who feels certain a change of scene will help Kay to recover. But as more bodies begin to pile up, including that of Scarpetta’s longtime archenemy Diane Bray, Kay suspects that there’s more at work than meets the eye. And when she is suddenly accused of Bray’s murder, Scarpetta knows she’ll have to begin the fight of her life if she doesn’t want to end up behind bars."; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall