Scott A. Butki

Location: Austin
Birthday: Oct. 3
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A writer, reader and special ed worker


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Unnatural Exposure: A Novel by Patricia Cornwell
Unnatural Exposure: A Novel by Patricia Cornwell
Patricia Cornwell has written a good series of books but they seem to be going downhill, including with her latest novel, "Unnatural Exposure." It is the latest in the Dr. Kay Scarpetta series. Scarpetta is the Virginia medical examiner. When she's good, Cornwell can write some great, engaging, scary stories. But when's she bad, well, it's not pretty. For most of this book, she held my attention. Some of that momentum was kept up, though, by referring to characters and plot lines from the earlier books - as well as putting off some stories for the next one. The plot itself is good: a serial killer is hurting and killing selected people by releasing a mutated version of smallpox… Read more