Review: Unnatural Exposure

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Unnatural ExposureBook Review
Unnatural Exposure, the 8th book in the “Kay Scarpetta” thriller series, published in 1997, by Patricia Cornwell, get 3 of 5 stars. By this time, fans of the series know Kay Scarpetta really well, and you either love her or get annoyed by her but love the mysteries. I generally like her as a character, but she did push a few buttons in this installment. Now that shes become fairly famous in her field, she’s a little holier-than-thou… probably rightfully so, but still, a little goes a long way. This one features more of her niece Lucy and a rival ME who seems out to get her. The chase revolves around a serial killer with a body count both in Virginia and in Ireland. Is is the same person? A copy-cat? An accident? When it turns out there is potential of a lethal virus being released, Scarpetta goes into over-drive and pushes everyone further and further. It also seems someone’s out to take her down, as well as anyone she’s close to. I liked the medical aspect of this book and the foray into virtual reality, but I like reading thriller books for the mystery, not the ultra technical aspects. They’ve always been technical, slightly ahead of their time… but this one is a bit heavy-handed. A good read, but fell middle of the pack for me.

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2 thoughts on “Review: Unnatural Exposure

    bettylouise31 said:
    May 10, 2017 at 11:42 AM

    It was a this point I stopped reading her books.

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