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Cruel And Unusual - pr_379425

Cruel And Unusual

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The fingerprints say the murderer is the man who's just been executed ... At 11.05 one December evening in Richmond, Virginia, convicted murderer Ronnie Joe Waddell is pronounced dead in the electric chair. At the morgue Dr Kay Scarpetta waits for Waddell's body. Preparing to perform a post-mortem before the subject is dead is a strange feeling, but Scarpetta has been here before. And Waddell's death is not the only newsworthy event on this freezing night: the grotesquely wounded body of a young boy is found propped against a rubbish skip. To Scarpetta the two cases seem unrelated, until she recalls that the body of Waddell's victim had been arranged in a strikingly similar position ...

Product code: 9780751544534

ISBN 9780751544534
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H199xW152xS29
Series Kay Scarpetta
No. Of Pages 416
Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
On Sale Date 01/11/2010
The fourth novel in the best-selling Dr Kay Scarpetta series which was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for the best crime novel of 1993