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Cruel And Unusual By Patricia Cornwell

Cruel And Unusual by Patricia Cornwell

Condition - Very Good
$13.69
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Summary

The fourth novel in the Dr Kay Scarpetta series which was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for the best crime novel of 1993

Cruel And Unusual Summary

Cruel And Unusual by Patricia Cornwell

The fingerprints say the murderer is the man who's just been executed ...At 11.05 one December evening in Richmond, Virginia, convicted murderer Ronnie Joe Waddell is pronounced dead in the electric chair. At the morgue Dr Kay Scarpetta waits for Waddell's body. Preparing to perform a post-mortem before the subject is dead is a strange feeling, but Scarpetta has been here before. And Waddell's death is not the only newsworthy event on this freezing night: the grotesquely wounded body of a young boy is found propped against a rubbish skip. To Scarpetta the two cases seem unrelated, until she recalls that the body of Waddell's victim had been arranged in a strikingly similar position ...For more about Patricia Cornwell and her books visit her website at www.patricia-cornwell.com

Cruel And Unusual Reviews

'The Agatha Christie of the DNA age' Express 'Perhaps the first entirely credible woman sleuth, Scarpetta is closest to Sherlock Holmes in relying entirely on her brain rather than breaks or brawn to solve baffling cases' Independent

About Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell's series of crime novels featuring the forensic examiner Dr Kay Scarpetta are international bestsellers. She is also the author of two police procedurals and the biography of Ruth Graham. She divides her time between Virginia and New York.

Additional information

GOR000511939
9780751530445
0751530441
Cruel And Unusual by Patricia Cornwell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2000-04-13
448
N/A
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