Everything you need to understand or teach Trace by Patricia Cornwell.
In Trace, Dr. Kay Scarpetta returns to her former home of Richmond, Virginia to consult on a high-profile murder. Young Gilly Paulsson has been found dead in her bed under suspicious circumstances, but Virginia's office of the chief medical examiner (OCME) has been unable to determine a cause of death. Dr. Joel Marcus holds the position of chief medical examiner (CME) which once belonged to Scarpetta and he decides to call his predecessor in to consult on this puzzling case. It is not Scarpetta's expertise, however, that Marcus seeks. Marcus hopes to use Scarpetta to deflect any criticism his office might face over the Gilly Paulsson case. When Scarpetta arrives in Richmond with her friend and fellow investigator, Frank Marino, she finds she has stepped into a political minefield.
Gilly Paulsson's father, Dr. Frank Paulsson, is an informant for Homeland Security and uses his political clout to put pressure on... View more of the Trace Summary
Trace Lesson Plans contain 116 pages of teaching material, including: