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Book of the Dead (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 15)
Book of the Dead - Kay Scarpetta, Bk 15
Author: Patricia Cornwell
The "book of the dead" is the morgue log, the ledger in which all cases are entered by hand. For Kay Scarpetta, however, it is about to have a new meaning. Fresh from her bruising battle with a psychopath in Florida, Scarpetta decides it's time for a change of pace-not only personally and professionally, but geographically. Moving ...  more
ISBN-13: 9780425216217
ISBN-10: 0425216217
Publication Date: 4/1/2008
Pages: 404
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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A dead teen tennis star. A jealous, vengeful TV talk show host. A trans-atlantic murder case. Familial DNA. A veteran of the Iraqi war gone "postal"?

More indepth character analysis than seen in some other "Dr Kay" books made it much more likeable for me. But some disjoint jumping around had me confused in multiple places, reflecting poorer story writing than usual.

A surprise towards the end tied up the loose ends, but I hadn't been able to figure it out ahead of time though ample clues were provided.

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