Kay Scarpetta has arranged to meet an inmate at the high-security Georgia Prison for Women.
The prisoner is a convicted sex offender and the mother of a vicious and diabolically brilliant killer.Against advice, Scarpetta is determined to hear this woman out - she believes she may hold some answers to the murder of her former deputy.
But soon she finds connections to a string of grisly killings, including the slaughter of a Savannah family years earlier.
She can see a pattern to these killings, but who is behind them and why?As she learns more, Scarpetta is compelled to conclude that this is only the beginning of something far more destructive: a terrifying terrain of conspiracy and potential terrorism on an international scale. And she is the only one who can stop it...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/11/2011
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781408702321