Dublin, Ireland and Richmond, Virginia: separated by thousands of miles - linked by murder.
Five dismembered, beheaded bodies were found in Ireland five years ago - now four have been discovered in the States. But the tenth corpse in Virginia is different. A copy-cat killing. Ghoulish, perhaps, but not unusual. Then abject terror grips Scarpetta and her colleagues when the next body is found with a clear and horrifying message: the killer is armed with the most lethal weapon on earth - smallpox.
A sadistic serial killer, the weapon a deadly virus. The eighth novel in the best-selling Dr Kay Scarpetta series.
"America's most stimulating and chilling writer of crime fiction." (The Times)
"Patricia Cornwell is one of the best crime writers writing today. She is precise, she is careful, above all, she is original." (The Guardian)
"Few writers match Patricia Cornwell when it comes to writing crime." (The Daily Express)
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