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Publisher's Summary

New Year's Eve, and the final murder scene of Virginia's bloodiest year takes Scarpetta 30 feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. A diver is dead.
Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter who was a favourite at the Medical Examiner's office. Was Eddings probing the frigid depths for a story or simply diving for sunken trinkets? And why did Scarpetta receive a phone call reporting the death before the police were notified?
©1996 Patricia Daniels Cornwell (P)2002 Recorded Books Inc
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Critic Reviews

"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." ( Guardian)
"Few writers match Patricia Cornwell when it comes to writing crime." ( Daily Express)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Knavesmere on 10-27-17

Good story, but issues with sound in the last chapter

A typical Kay Scarpetta story, easy listening and enjoyable. However, right at the crux the audio is not great which spoils the ending a bit.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Jacqueline Valerie Peedell on 09-04-17

Kay was a bit flat

Enjoyable however lacking in the storyline I prefer more drama and more time in the morgue. Cornwall has definitely written better.

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1 out of 5 stars
By giorgia on 04-17-18

don't buy it

really disappointed in this book! I regret purchasing this book and I finished it just for the sake of it

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