Dust

Dust

Scarpetta (Book 21)

Format
Ebook
Price
$9.99
 
  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101636428
  • 544 Pages
  • Berkley
  • Adult

Overview

With unparalleled high-tension suspense and the latest in forensic technology, Patricia Cornwell once again proves her exceptional ability to surprise—and to thrill—in this electrifying Kay Scarpetta novel.

A body, oddly draped in an unusual cloth, has just been discovered inside the sheltered gates of MIT, and it’s suspected the identity is that of missing computer engineering grad student Gail Shipton, last seen the night before at a trendy Cambridge bar. It appears she’s been murdered, mere weeks before the trial in her $100 million lawsuit against her former financial manager, and Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta doubts it’s a coincidence. She also fears the case may have a connection with her computer genius niece, Lucy.

In Dust, Scarpetta and her colleagues are up against a force far more sinister than a sexual predator who fits the criminal classification of a “spectacle killer.” The murder of Gail Shipton soon leads deep into the dark world of designer drugs, drone technology, organized crime, and shocking corruption at the highest levels.

Praise

“When it comes to the forensic sciences, nobody can touch Cornwell.”

The New York Times Book Review

“An act of narrative virtuosity even for this author of world-class page-turners.”—The Toronto Star

“Upping the nail-biting suspense factor is the story’s breakneck pace.”—The Boston Globe

“Cornwell’s grasp on her beloved character is as sure as ever.”—Liz Smith

Series

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