Cornwell has done it again and has created another Kay Scarpetta
mystery that draws readers immediately. Kay and her husband,
Benson, were supposed to head down to Miami for Kay's birthday
but when pennies mysteriously showed up in their backyard
and a murder occurs in their neighborhood, they have no choice
but to postpone the trip and attempt to figure out what is
characterization of Scarpetta continues to stay on point,
which a lot of authors are not able to hold on to over the
years. Flesh and Blood has the usual characters-Marino
and Lucy, who each have their own input in what is going on
with what turns out to possibly be a serial murderer. Scarpetta
is shown to be vulnerable and it works well in Flesh and Blood.
It was nice to see that even the greatest can face what is
closest to them and get through it.
and Blood is a fun and intense read. Scarpetta and Marino's
interactions continue to be amusing and productive. Scarpetta's
issues with her staff seem realistic and anyone can relate.
The murder mystery is well plotted and does not leave readers
feeling like they need something more described.
Reviews of other titles in this series
Last Precinct # 11
Flesh and Blood #22 [review