This New Year's Eve marks the end of a life-and the beginning of a nightmare for Kay Scarpetta.
When an investigative reporter dies during a nighttime dive at the old Naval shipyard in Norfolk, Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta discovers that in addition to carrying guns and ammunition, he was the victim of foul play. The death opens a door to a network of evil whose scope Dr. Scarpetta never could have imagined.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Subgenre: Mystery + Crime, Legal + Courtroom + Crime, General, Types of Characters