La fabbrica dei corpi (Kay Scarpetta #5)
The stupid Lucy storyline:
1)There has never been any indication prior to this book that there was any reason to even hint that Lucy had an addictive personality, and or had a problem with drinking. So, it's amazing how in only the course of one book, Lucy became this supposed alcoholic.
2)The lesbian storyline. I think Patricia was starting to question h...more
Let's just say I was sufficiently compelled by the writing and interested enough in the characters to go back and read the previous...more
Little Emily Steiner left a church meeting late one afternoon and strolled toward home along a lakeside path; a week later, her nude body was discovered, bound in blaze-orange duct tape. Called by the North Carolina authorities, forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta recognizes similarities to the gruesome work of a serial killer who has long eluded the FBI But as s...more
"On the sixteenth of October, shadowy deer crept to the edge of dark woods beyond my window as the sun peeked over the cover of the night. Plumbing above and below me groaned, and one by one other rooms went bright as sharp tattoos from ranges I could not see riddled the dawn."
I mean come on. Maybe I'm just...more
I actually finished the second half of this book in one sitting, because I just had to know if my suspicion of "who-dunnit" was right. For one, who has read a few dete...more
It is fall in northern Virginia, and a young girl has been murdered in a small town in North Carolina near Asheville. Kay Scarpetta and Benton Wesley of the FBI are called in because the murder appears to be connected to uncaught serial murderer Temple...more
This Scarpetta novel is no different to the previous ones: Kay gets a mysterious case, she gets personally caught on it and her niece Lucy is somehow drawn into the plot. But,...more
One of my favorite things...more
Postmortem would go on to win the Edgar, Cre...more