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  • Karin Slaughter

    Five criminally good digital short stories from the No.1 bestselling author of the Will Trent series. Cold Cold Heart: Pam is a 52-year-old teacher who has let herself go for the first time in her life. It’s two years since her husband – ex husband – John died and she’s heading from Georgia to California for the third and – she hopes – final time. But just what lies in store for her there...? The Blessing of Brokenness: Mary Lou Dixon works at the Christ Holiness Baptist Church. She’s overseeing the repair of the cross above the altar in time for Christmas when things start to go horribly wrong. The Truth about Pretty Girls: 43-year-old Jude Hanson has returned home...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Featured in The Times Top 10 Crime Books of the Decade 'Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today, and Cop Town shows the author at the top of her game – relentless pacing, complex characters, and gritty realism, all set against the backdrop of a city on the edge. Slaughter’s eye for detail and truth is unmatched . . . I’d follow her anywhere.' GILLIAN FLYNN Atlanta, 1974. As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock the city, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day on the police force will also be her last. For life is anything but easy in the male-dominated world of the Atlanta Police Department, where even the other female cops have little mercy...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    “Brilliant plotting, relentless suspense,” raved the Washington Post. “A new synonym for terror,” crowned the Detroit Free Press. The critics agree: no one writes suspense like Karin Slaughter, whose thrillers featuring medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, have propelled her to the top of bestseller lists the world over. Now Slaughter fuses her unmatched grasp of forensic science and a mastery of complex relationships in a riveting tale of faith, doubt, and murder. The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods—then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The eighth novel in the Will Trent series from No. 1 bestselling author, Karin Slaughter. A body is discovered in an empty Atlanta warehouse. It's the body of an ex-cop, and from the moment Special Agent Will Trent walks in he knows this could be the most devastating case of his career. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim - a woman - has left the scene and vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest, most politically-connected, most high-profile athlete - a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A local hero Will has spent the last six months investigating on a brutal rape charge. But...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    FBI Special Agent Will Trent’s instinct is put to the test. An exclusive straight to digital short story from the No.1 bestseller. On assignment at Atlanta's busy airport Special Agent Will Trent is forced to make a split-second decision. But is it the right one? Multi-million copy, international bestselling thriller writer Karin Slaughter is known for her razor-sharp plotting and her ability to put the reader right at the heart of the crime. Snatched is Karin at her best in a compelling story that will grip you like a...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The sixth Will Trent novel, from the #1 bestselling author. A woman is found brutally murdered in a sordid Atlanta apartment. But there's something strange about this particular slaying. Her blood-soaked body bears a chilling similarity to a woman found dead almost 40 years earlier. Could it be the work of a long-dormant serial killer? Soon Special Agent Will Trent finds himself returning to the home he grew up in, and a past that could hold the clue to the killings... Crime and thriller masters know there’s nothing better than a little Slaughter: ‘I’d follow her anywhere’ GILLIAN FLYNN ‘One of the boldest thriller writers working today’ TESS GERRITSEN ‘Her...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    A suicide on a college campus. A tragic case with a simple resolution. But for medical examiner Sara Linton, it just doesn’t add up. When two more suspicious deaths follow and a young woman is brutally attacked, it becomes clear that she’s looking for a murderer. The college authorities are reluctant to cooperate and Sara isn’t any closer to finding the answers she needs. With the violence triggering memories of a past she’d rather forget and the clues pointing ever closer to home, can she uncover the truth in time to save the next victim? Crime and thriller masters know there’s nothing better than a little Slaughter: ‘I’d follow her anywhere’ GILLIAN...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR There's a twisted mind at work. And he'll kill again. A critically wounded young woman arrives in Sara Linton's emergency room. She's been hit by a car – but has also been stripped naked and brutalised. When Special Agent Will Trent of the Criminal Investigation Team visits the scene of the incident, he retraces the woman's steps, and stumbles on a torture chamber buried deep beneath the earth. In this underground house of horrors, he discovers a darker truth: this woman is just one victim of a sick, sadistic killer. Wrestling with the local police chief for jurisdiction over the case, Will and his partner Faith Mitchell find themselves at the...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The fourth Grant County novel, from the #1 bestselling author When medical examiner Sara Linton and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver take a trip away from the small town of Heartsdale, it should be a straightforward weekend at the beach. But they decide to take a detour via Jeffrey's hometown and things go violently wrong when Jeffrey's best friend Robert shoots dead an intruder who breaks into his home. Jeffrey and Sara are first on the scene and Jeffrey's keen to clear his friend's name, but for Sara things aren't so simple. And when Jeffrey appears to change the crime scene, Sara no longer knows who to trust. Twelve years later, Sara and Jeffrey are caught up in a shockingly brutal...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The second Grant County novel, from the #1 bestselling author When a teenage quarrel in the small town of Heartsdale explodes into a deadly shoot-out, Sara Linton - paediatrician and medical examiner - finds herself entangled in a horrific tragedy. And what seems at first to be a terrible but individual catastrophe proves to have wider implications when the autopsy reveals evidence of long-term abuse and ritualistic self-mutilation. Sara and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver start to investigate, but the children surrounding the victim close ranks. The families turn their backs. Then a young girl is abducted, and it becomes clear that the first death is linked to an even more brutal...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    A heart-racing thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss—a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed. The disappearance of a teenage girl and the murder of a middle-aged man, almost a quarter of a century apart:...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The seventh Will Trent novel, from the #1 bestselling author Special Agent Will Trent has something to hide. Something he doesn’t want Dr Sara Linton – the woman he loves – to find out. He’s gone undercover in Macon, Georgia and put his life at risk. And he knows Sara will never forgive him if she discovers the truth. But when a young patrolman is shot and left for dead Sara is forced to confront the past and a woman she hoped never to see again. And without even knowing it, she becomes involved in the same case Will is working on. Soon both of their lives are in danger. Crime and thriller masters know there’s nothing better than a little Slaughter: ‘I’d...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    It's the most dangerous case of Will Trent's career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor-the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away ... and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest and most high-profile athlete-a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A hero married to Will's ex-wife. A hero whom Will's superiors at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have spent the last six months investigating for rape. But for Will-and also for Sara Linton, the GBI's...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The first Will Trent novel, from the #1 bestselling author When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: Aleesha Monroe is found in the stairwell in a pool of her own blood, her body horribly mutilated. As a one-off killing it's shocking, but when it becomes clear that it's just the latest in a series of similar attacks, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are called in, and Michael is forced into working with Special Agent Will Trent of the Criminal Apprehension Team - a man he instinctively dislikes. Twenty-four hours later, the violence...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    From the critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling master of suspense comes a stand-alone novel about family and belonging, justice and retribution, the decisions we make—and the choices that haunt us. Pretty Girls also includes the chilling short story “Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes.” More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss—a...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The stunning new standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the bestselling author of Pretty Girls. Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind ... Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy smalltown family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defence attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the archetypal good daughter....read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    A No. 1 Sunday Times crime thriller featuring Will Trent and Sara Linton ‘This is Slaughter doing what she does best’ Mail on Sunday ‘As sharp and absorbing as ever’ Guardian ‘A page turner’ Sunday Times He watches. A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she has no reason to be afraid, but she’s wrong. A predator is stalking the women of Grant County. He lingers in the shadows, until the time is just right to snatch his victim. He waits. A decade later, the case has been closed. The killer is behind bars. But then another young woman is brutally attacked and left for...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    From the No.1 bestselling author comes a gripping new crime thriller featuring WILL TRENT and SARA LINTON. 'Simply one of the best thriller writers working today' Gillian Flynn He watches. A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she has no reason to be afraid, but she's wrong. A predator is stalking the women of Grant County. He lingers in the shadows, until the time is just right to snatch his victim. He waits. A decade later, the case has been closed. The killer is behind bars. But then another young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead, and the MO is identical. He takes. Although the original trail has gone cold -- memories have faded,...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Michael Connelly calls Karin Slaughter “unrivaled among thriller writers.” This gripping, unforgettable short story—releasing shortly before Karin’s highly anticipated new novel Pretty Girls—proves it. A beautiful young girl was walking down the street—when suddenly … Julia Carroll knows that too many stories start that way. A beautiful and intelligent nineteen-year-old college freshman, she should be carefree. But instead she is frightened—because girls are disappearing without a trace. Fellow student Beatrice Oliver and a homeless woman called Mona-No-Name are missing, both gone after being snatched off the street. Julia is determined to discover the reason behind...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    La autora bestseller del New York Times, Karin Slaughter, regresa con otro thriller electrizante en la querida serie de misterio de Will Trent, esta vez enfrentando a Will y Sara contra un misterioso grupo que planea desatar una epidemia mortal. Gillian Flynn dice que Karin Slaughter es 'simplemente una de las mejores escritoras de suspenso que trabajan hoy' y Michael Connelly declara que 'sus personajes, su trama y su ritmo no tienen rival entre los escritores de suspenso, y si aún no la han leído, este es el...read more