|Series||Kay Scarpetta Mysteries|
|Publisher||G. P. Putnam's Sons|
|December 2, 2008|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover, Paperback)|
|Pages||512 (first edition, hardback)|
|ISBN||0-399-15516-3 (first edition, hardback)|
|Preceded by||Book of the Dead|
|Followed by||The Scarpetta Factor|
Dr. Kay Scarpetta is called in to examine a Bellevue Hospital patient in New York City. The patient, Oscar Bane, tells Scarpetta that he has been framed for a murder he did not commit by somebody who is stalking him.
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