By Patricia Cornwell
With All That Remains, no 1 bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling international of gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta for the 3rd installment of the vintage suspense fiction sequence that starts off with Postmortem.
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell's heart-stopping mystery that includes gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta.
In Richmond, Virginia, younger fans are loss of life. up to now, 4 within the zone have disappeared, purely to be stumbled on months later as mutilated corpses. while the daughter of the president's most modern drug czar vanishes together with her boyfriend, Dr. Kay Scarpetta understands time is brief. Following a macabre path of proof that ties the current homicides to a grisly crime long ago, Kay needs to draw upon her personal own assets to trace down a assassin who's as expert at casting off clues as Kay is at discovering them...
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