By Patricia Cornwell
With All That Remains, no 1 bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling international of gutsy health worker Kay Scarpetta for the 3rd installment of the vintage suspense fiction sequence that starts with Postmortem.
In Richmond, Virginia, younger fanatics are demise. to date, 4 within the zone have disappeared, in simple terms to be stumbled on months later as mutilated corpses. whilst the daughter of the president's most modern drug czar vanishes together with her boyfriend, Dr. Kay Scarpetta is familiar with 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 removing clues as Kay is at discovering them...
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Harvey interrupted, staring off at the river. "I suppose, anybody could have gotten in to look for money, valuables. " I did not remind her of the obvious. The police had found Fred Cheney's wallet in the glove compartment, complete with credit cards and thirty-five dollars cash. It dd not appear that the young couples' luggage had been gone through. As far as anyone could tell, nothing was missing from the Jeep except its occupants and Deborah's purse. "The way the first dog acted," she went on matter-of-factly.
Screwed again. " "I noticed that when you pull off the Interstate," I observed, ignoring his irritation, "the entrance ramp immediately divides into two ramps, one leading back here, the other to the front of the rest stop. In other words, the ramps are one way. It's not possible to pull into the front area for cars, then change your mind and drive back here without going a considerable distance the wrong way on the ramp and risk hitting someone. " "Right. I know that. It don't take a rocket scientist to figure out that somebody intended to ditch the Jeep exactly where it is because there were probably a lot of cars parked in front last night.
Good question. I'm just telling you what Benton said when he called. Apparently, Broom Hilda found something in her crystal ball that got Mrs. " "Beats the shit outta me. " I did not inquire further, for discussing Benton Wesley and his tight-lipped ways made me ill at ease. Once he and I had enjoyed working together, our regard for each other respectful and warm. Now I found him distant and I could not help but worry that the way Wesley acted toward me had to do with Mark. When Mark had walked away from me by taking an assignment in Colorado, he had also walked away from Quantico, where he had enjoyed the privileged role of running the FBI National Academy's Legal Training Unit.