Dust by Patricia Cornwell 495 pagesPublished by G. P. Putnam, 2013
Hardcover, ISBN 978-0399-15757-8This 21st book in the Scarpetta series continues the saga of Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, her FBI profiler husband and a Cambridge detective who previously worked as Scarpetta investigator. Their interpersonal relationships continue to be an annoyance as they work together investigating several murders. Could these murders be linked to a technological lawsuit, a serial murderer’s activities in D.C., or a 20 year old crime. As always, there are misleading clues, scientific terminology, and autopsy descriptions to wade through.
Even though this is a series item, enough background is provided that a new reader will not be confused. There are some scientific terms and autopsy descriptions to wade through.