Summary: Under cover of night in Richmond, Virginia, a human monster strikes, leaving a gruesome trail of stranglings that has paralyzed the city. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta suspects the worst: a deliberate campaign by a brilliant serial killer whose signature offers precious few clues. With an unerring eye, she calls on the latest advances in forensic research to unmask the madman. But this investigation will test Kay like no other, because it’s being sabotaged from within—and someone wants her dead.
Confession, once upon a time I dreamed I was going to be a medical examiner and worked for the FBI. I dreamed and dreamed and then one day I woke up and realized that was no longer my dream. That all being said I pretty much worshiped Kay Scarpetta. 100s of books are set in Virginia and this is one of them. This is a fantastic series with a lot of books if you are into series with a lot of books and I can recommend this series. It really is fantastic.