This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Dr. Kay Scarpetta - This perfectionist and workaholic individual in the medical profession who systemically solves a murder mystery while being subjected to dangerous events and situations.
Beryl Madison - This person is plagued with threatening phone calls, and dies an untimely death just after returning home from a trip.
Pete Marino - This individual works for the police department and pursues an important murder investigation.
Frank Ethan (Frankie) Aims - This person is a service worker with a stutter who is delusional and socially deviant.
Jim Barnes - This person dies...
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