Cause of death

Book
Published 1996
Item Details
Summary:

It's New Year's Eve, the final night of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, and another poor soul has turned up dead. Ted Eddings, a scuba diver and investigative reporter who was a favorite at the Medical Examiner's Office, is found thirty feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the state of Virginia, can't help but wonder why she received a phone call from someone reporting the death before the police were notified. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths of the Inactive Ship Yard for a story or simply diving for sunken trinkets? With the advent of a second murder -- this one hitting even closer to home -- the case envelops Scarpetta, her niece Lucy, and Police Captain Pete Marino in a world where both cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned detective work are critical offensive weapons. Together, they follow the trail of violence to its forbidding and unexpected source.

ISBN:
9780425213384
0751530506
0425158616
0399141464
0316878863
Edition:
Hardcover ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York, N.Y. : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996.
Description:
340 pages.
Notes:
Publisher varies
LCCN:
95040298
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