When convicted killer RonnieJoe Waddell is executed in Virginia's electric chair, he becomes what shouldbe a routine postmortem case for Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.But after Waddell's execution, the murders continue, as everyone ...
connectedto him begins to die -- including a member of Scarpetta's staff.
Then, when crucial records disappear from her files, Scarpetta comes underfire for incompetence. Caught in a web of political intrigue, betrayed bythose she trusted, Scarpetta must fight to free herself from murderous insinuations-- and threats to her own life.
To save her career, Scarpetta soon finds herself retracing Waddell's bloodyfootprints, following a trail that might lead to long-hidden secrets deepwithin the state government. Either the truth will set her free -- or unleashupon her a punishment both cruel and unusual.
Mark died in a bomb attack in London and Kay's still struggling to get a certain emotional stability. A series of crimes seem to be interlinked and strangely connected to Ronnie Joe Waddell, who's been killed by electrified chair in jail. And
..." somebody's trying to let Kay appear linked to those crimes. Marino, Wesley and Lucy play an important role in clearifying the situation...that cover a previous scandal of a powerful politician. Turn pager as usual.Continua...Nascondi
A book with an ending that makes you utter the word "damn". Or is it only me? Anyway, after reading this book I didn't bother to read "Unnatural Exposure", another Cornwell's book which I bought together with "Cruel &
..."gether with "Cruel & Unusual".Continua...Nascondi