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  • Crime fiction,  Forensic

    Cruel & Unusual (Scarpetta #4) by Patricia Cornwell

    Cruel and Unusual is the fourth novel in the Kay Scarpetta series by Patricia Cornwell. For previous Cornwell/Scarpetta love in case you haven’t read how passionate I am about the series, click here. From GoodReads: When convicted killer Ronnie Joe Waddell is executed in Virginia’s electric chair, he becomes what should be a routine postmortem case for Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. But after Waddell’s execution, the murders continue, as everyone connected to him begins to die — including a member of Scarpetta’s staff. Then, when crucial records disappear from her files, Scarpetta comes under fire for incompetence. Caught in a web of political intrigue, betrayed by those she…