By Patricia Cornwell
With All That Remains, number 1 bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling global of gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta for the 3rd installment of the vintage suspense fiction sequence that starts with Postmortem.
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Cornwell's heart-stopping mystery that includes gutsy medical expert Kay Scarpetta.
In Richmond, Virginia, younger fanatics are loss of life. to this point, 4 within the region have disappeared, purely to be discovered months later as mutilated corpses. while the daughter of the president's most up-to-date drug czar vanishes together with her boyfriend, Dr. Kay Scarpetta is familiar with time is brief. Following a macabre path of proof that ties the current homicides to a grisly crime long ago, Kay needs to draw upon her personal own assets to trace down a assassin who's as expert at removing clues as Kay is at discovering them...
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Or the way he turned almost catatonic after Max got through with him? If a drug explained those reactions, why hadn't Max used the same drug on her? A buried memory surfaced to form a cold spot in her chest. After Deanna had started spending so many evenings with Nola's group, she had often stumbled around the house in a daze the next day. She hadn't heard half the things Linnet said to her. Linnet had quickly realized her niece wasn't ignoring her on purpose. Rather, the lapses in attention were real.
Which you've got no business doing. She skimmed down his chest, relishing the texture of the hair against her palm. Stop that right this minute. Her hand ignored her. She gazed at the landscape she couldn't resist exploring. His nipples pebbled up, even though she hadn't touched them. Her own suddenly ached. His fingers clamped around her wrist. An involuntary gasp escaped her. Her eyes flicked up to his face and clashed with his, now wide-open. He was breathing audibly now, in shallow pants that her own breathing echoed.
Sighing, she reached up to rub the place where he'd nuzzled her neck. Had he realized his effect on her? How could he have failed to notice, when she'd barely restrained herself from moaning aloud? Aftershocks of pleasure vanished with a renewed flood of embarrassment. She gratefully sank into oblivion. She floated in a warm pool, fragrant bubbles frothing on the surface of the water. A rosy mist enveloped her. Hands played over her breasts, teasing the nipples to peaks. Lips nibbled at the corners of her mouth, her ears, her throat.
All That Remains (Kay Scarpetta, Book 3) by Patricia Cornwell