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Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8)
Unnatural Exposure - Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8
Author: Patricia Cornwell
A sadistic serial killer, the weapon a deadly virus Dublin, Ireland and Richmond, Virginia: separated by thousands of miles - linked by murder. For Dr Kay Scarpetta a lecture stint in Ireland provides the perfect opportunity to find out if the murders on both sides of the Atlantic are indeed connected. — Five dismembered, beheaded bodies were fou...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425218921
ISBN-10: 0425218929
Publication Date: 1/2/2008
Pages: 352
Edition: Reissue
Reading Level: Young Adult
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 209 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 68 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Virginia chief medical examiner, Kay Scarpetta and her niece, FBI agent Lucy investagates the dismembered remains of woman found in a Virginia landfill. The murder is connected to a deranged serial killer. I like this book. It is paced with tension and constant surprises.
daedelys avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1218 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Even though this one was short, it was probably the best book in the series. The villain actually caught me by surprise and the ending didn't feel rushed like others have prior. Definitely looking forward to reading the next book after this one!
daedelys avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1218 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Even though this one was short, it was probably the best book in the series. The villain actually caught me by surprise and the ending didn't feel rushed like others have prior. Definitely looking forward to reading the next book after this one!
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 52 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I liked it pretty much, didn't seem to jump around like the first book of PC's I read.
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 59 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This book in the Scarpetta series takes Kay from Virginia to Ireland and back again. Scarpetta becomes exposed to a rare virus during her investigation of a murder.
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Readnmachine avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1434 more book reviews
A dismembered body thought to be the victim of a serial killer turns out to be something entirely different when the corpse is discovered to be infected with a smallpox-like disease. It's up to M.E. Kay Scarpetta to track the mystery to its source.
daedelys avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1218 more book reviews
Even though this one was short, it was probably the best book in the series. The villain actually caught me by surprise and the ending didn't feel rushed like others have prior. Definitely looking forward to reading the next book after this one!
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 12 more book reviews
Part of the Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner of VA, series. Several of the CSI episodes on TV are based on this series. I say, start at the beginning... check patriciacornwell.com for a list of all the books in the series.
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 38 more book reviews
Her books are always good. Kay Scarpetta is a facinating character and the story is excellent as always.
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 227 more book reviews
Dr. Kay Scarpetta investigates a body found in a land fill. The more she delves in to the case the more concerned she is that the killer is a psychopath and then he starts e-mailing her. Great story.
justreadingabook avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1705 more book reviews
Wow, another great read from the Kay Scarpetta series, fast paced, lots of twists and turns, you will love it!
elvislives81 avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 43 more book reviews
I received this book from a pen pal because I was looking for new books to read. The book was great. Kay Scarpetta is a caring and intelligent well rounded character. I am trying not to write a spoiler. I can say that it kept me on the edge of my seat and I was completely surprised by the ending. I like books that have a surprise ending much better than ones that are so predicable. Kay Scarpetta is the chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, Virginia. The book moves fast but not so fast that you get lost. I learned so much while reading this book, too. I gave it five stars because it deserves it. No I want to read other Patricia Cornwell's books about Kay Scarpetta...
reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 593 more book reviews
Great book.
jbelle62 avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on
When a dismembered body minus its extremities and a head is found at a garbage dump, Virginia's chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, thinks it is the work of a serial killer, who has mutilated nine other victims. Upon completing a comprehensive autopsy, Kay concludes that this is not the work of the serial killer, but a brilliant individual trying to disguise the murder as if it was. Kay is drawn deeper into the case when the perpetrator, calling himself Deaddoc, contacts her via AOL to showcase actual scenes of the dismemberment. It is obvious that the culprit has fixated on Kay, knowing information about her personal and professional lives that no stranger would normally know.

As Kay struggles to learn who she is dealing with and why, the killer reveals the logic behind his deadly game. On a small island off the Virginia coast, a woman is discovered dead, the victim of a smallpox-like virus. Evidence links Deaddoc's victim to that of the deceased female. It becomes clear that the law enforcement officials are dealing with a diabolical fiend who has the means to unleash a new plague upon mankind. Kay and company desperately try to catch a maniac before he can unleash his deadly plan. She comes to grip with her own mortality, an epiphany that will change her life if she is fortunate to live long enough to do something about it.

This is simply a brilliant work by a writer who is at the acme of her talent. Patricia Cornwell delivers a heart-thumping medical thriller that has a thrill a minute. She also provides new insight into characters that readers thought they knew and understood completely. Unnatural Exposure allows readers to enter the heart and mind of Scarpetta in a way rarely seen in fiction. This provides a new comprehension as to what motivates her to be so driven without seeming to enjoy life. This novel is another winner from the premier writer of the genre today.
daedelys avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1218 more book reviews
Even though this one was short, it was probably the best book in the series. The villain actually caught me by surprise and the ending didn't feel rushed like others have prior. Definitely looking forward to reading the next book after this one!
daedelys avatar reviewed Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 8) on + 1218 more book reviews
Even though this one was short, it was probably the best book in the series. The villain actually caught me by surprise and the ending didn't feel rushed like others have prior. Definitely looking forward to reading the next book after this one!


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