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The seventh book in the Kay Scarpetta series, from No. 1 bestselling author Patricia Cornwell.
‘America’s most chilling writer of crime fiction’ The Times
An investigative reporter is found dead in Virginia’s icy waters . . .
New Year’s Eve and the final murder scene of Virginia’s bloodiest year takes Scarpetta thirty feet below the Elizabeth River’s icy surface. A diver, Ted Eddings, is dead, an investigative reporter who was a favourite at the Medical Examiner’s office. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths of the Inactive Shipyard for a story, or simply diving for sunken trinkets? And why did Scarpetta receive a phone call from someone reporting the death before the police were notified?
The case envelops Scarpetta, her niece Lucy, and police captain Pete Marino in a world where both cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned detective work are critical offensive weapons. Together they follow the trail of death to a well of violence as dark and forbidding as water that swirled over Ted Eddings.
Praise for the groundbreaking series:
‘One of the best crime writers writing today’ Guardian
‘Devilishly clever’ Sunday Times
‘The top gun in this field’ Daily Telegraph
‘Forget the pretenders. Cornwell reigns’ Mirror
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