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  • 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

    The stunning No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling thriller from the critically acclaimed author. One ran. One stayed. But who is…the good daughter? Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's childhoods were destroyed by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father – a notorious defence attorney – devastated. And it left the family consumed by secrets from that shocking night. Twenty-eight years later, Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer. But when violence comes to their home town again, the case triggers memories she's desperately tried to suppress. Because the...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

  • Karin Slaughter

    Get ready for a turbo-charged short read (80 pages) from two of the world’s biggest thriller writers – Karin Slaughter and Lee Child. Jack Reacher and Will Trent Twice the action Twice the drama Double the trouble Will Trent is undercover at Fort Knox. His assignment: to investigate a twenty-two-year-old murder. His suspect's name: Jack Reacher. Jack Reacher is in Fort Knox on his own mission: to bring down a dangerous criminal ring operating at the heart of America’s military. Except now Will Trent is on the...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “This chilling mystery is just begging to be read in one sitting.”—Cosmopolitan Broken features the return of New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter’s most compelling characters and introduces memorable new ones in a tale of corruption, murder, and confrontation that will leave more than one life destroyed . . .   When Special Agent Will Trent arrives in Grant County, he finds a police department determined to protect its own and far too many unanswered questions about a prisoner’s death. He doesn’t understand why Officer Lena Adams is hiding secrets from him. He doesn’t understand her role in the death of Grant...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The gripping No. 1 Sunday Times crime thriller She runs A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she’s safe. He watches But a predator is watching from the shadows. Waiting for the perfect moment to attack. He waits They thought they caught him. But another victim has just been found. The hunt has only just begun. And the killer is ready to strike again… Reader reviews for The Silent Wife ‘Wow. Wow. Wow. I loved it’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I still keep thinking about the story days after finishing’...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The internationally bestselling author, 'squarely in the ranks of Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs' (Publisher's Weekly), shows off her superb talent with this brilliantly conceived, skillfully executed tale of suspense. In Karin Slaughter's exciting new thriller, an officer is shot point-blank in the Grant County police station and Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver is wounded, setting off a terrifying hostage situation with medical examiner Sara Linton at the center. Working outside the station, Lena Adams, newly reinstated to the force, and Frank Wallace, Jeffrey's second in command, must try to piece together who the shooter is and how to rescue their friends before Jeffrey dies. For...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter brings back Will Trent and Sara Linton in this superb and timely thriller full of devious twists, disturbing secrets, and shocking surprises you won't see coming. It begins with an abduction. The routine of a family shopping trip is shattered when Michelle Spivey is snatched as she leaves the mall with her young daughter. The police search for her, her partner pleads for her release, but it's as if she disappeared into thin air. A month later, on a sleepy Sunday afternoon, medical examiner Sara Linton is at lunch with her boyfriend Will Trent, an agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. But the serenity of the summer's day...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    From Atlanta’s wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and race. And the people who are chasing him must cross those boundaries, too. Among them is Michael Ormewood, a veteran detective whose marriage is hanging by a thread–and whose arrogance and explosive temper are threatening his career. And Angie Polaski, a beautiful vice cop who was once Michael’s lover before she became his enemy. But unbeknownst to both of them, another player has entered the game: a loser ex-con who has stumbled upon the killer’s trail in the most coincidental of ways–and who may be the key to breaking the case wide...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    From Karin Slaughtercomes a fast and furious tale in which no one is quite who they seem. Thiselectrifying novella featuring Will Trent is a prequel to Slaughter's novel Unseen, a New York Times bestseller. Detective Will Trent is standing in a Georgia conveniencestore, waiting on an obstinate ICEE frozen-drink machine. To the surveillancecameras and bored staff of the Lil' Dixie Gas-n-Go, however, Will appears to besomeone very different-the menacing ex-con Bill Black. Going undercover asBill, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent is about to infiltrate the mostcorrupt town in the most corrupt county in the new American South. But first:his ICEE. Everything changes in one horrific...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today." An apparent student suicide has brought medical examiner Sara Linton to the local college campus, along with her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver. But a horribly mutilated corpse yields up few answers. And a suspicious rash of subsequent "suicides" suggests that a different kind of terror is stalking the youth of Heartsdale, Georgia—a nightmare that is coming to prey on Sara Linton's loved ones. A small town is being transformed into a killing ground. And the key to a sadistic murderer's motive and identity may be held in the unsteady hands of a campus security guard—a...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today." Saturday night dates at the skating rink have been a tradition in the small southern town of Heartsdale for as long as anyone can remember, but when a teenage quarrel explodes into a deadly shoot-out, Sara Linton—the town's pediatrician and medical examiner—finds herself entangled in a terrible tragedy. What seemed at first to be a horrific but individual catastrophe proves to have wider implications. The autopsy reveals evidence of long-term abuse, of ritualistic self -mutilation, but when Sara and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver start to investigate, they are frustrated at every...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    This genre-bending collectionproves that not only is Karin Slaughter "one of the best crime novelists inAmerica" (Washington Post), she's one of today's very best writers-period.From the hallucinatory noir novella "Go Deep" to the twisted short stories"Necessary Women" and "Remmy Rothstein Toes the Line," this collectionshowcases the New York Times bestselling author's dark humor, limitlessimagination, and masterly command of voice and character. Go Deep Growing up dirt poor,Charlie Lam worked his ass off to make something of himself, no thanks to hisdeadbeat father or his long-suffering mother. And now a lot of people depend onCharlie: by his last count, sixty-eight employees at his...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    On an ordinary spring day, Special Agent Faith Mitchell of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation returns home to a nightmare. Expecting to find her mother minding Faith's new baby daughter Emma, she is horrified to discover Emma locked in the shed, her mother's safe open, her gun missing and a trail of blood to the front door. Without waiting for back-up, Faith enters the house to a scene of carnage. It has been torn apart and a man lies dead in a pool of blood. She stumbles across two more intruders, and within minutes they too are shot dead. And when the Atlanta police force turns up, Faith has some difficult questions to answer. But she has some desperate questions of her own. What...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The fourth Will Trent novel, from the No. 1 Bestseller. When the body of a young woman is discovered deep beneath the icy waters of Lake Grant, a note left under a rock by the shore points to suicide. But within minutes, it becomes clear that this is no suicide. It's a brutal, cold-blooded murder. All too soon, former Grant County medical examiner Sara Linton - home for Thanksgiving after a long absence - finds herself unwittingly drawn into the case. The chief suspect is desperate to see her, but when she arrives at the local police station she is met with a horrifying sight - he lies dead in his cell, the words 'Not me' scrawled across the walls. Something about his...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Desire leaves a man destroyed – a young girl's curiosity reveals secrets better left hidden – an accidental encounter on a train ends violently – ambition leads to a curious exchange – an uncanny likeness changes two lives forever. A novel in sixteen chilling parts, linked by a glittering charm bracelet which brings misfortune to everyone who handles it. In Like A Charm, the cream of British and American crime writers combine for a must-have collection. From nineteenth-century Georgia, where the bracelet is forged in fire, to wartime Leeds, a steam train across Europe, the violent backstreets of 1980s Scotland, present-day London, a Manhattan taxi, the Mojave desert and back to...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds Sibyl Adams dead in the local diner. As well as being viciously raped, Sibyl has been cut: two deep knife wounds form a lethal cross over her stomach. But it's only once Sara starts to perform the post-mortem that the full extent of the killer's brutality becomes clear. Police chief Jeffrey Tolliver - Sara's ex-husband - is in charge of the investigation, and when a second victim is found, crucified, only a few days later, both Jeffrey and Sara have to face the fact that Sibyl's murder wasn't a one-off attack. What they're dealing with is a seasoned sexual predator. A...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    La autora best seller número uno internacionalmente, Karin Slaughter, regresa con una novela sofisticada y escalofriante de peligrosos secretos, venganza y absolución inesperada, en la cual dos hermanas que han vivido separadas deben reunirse veinte años después para descubrir la verdad acerca de dos desgarradoras tragedias que devastaron sus vidas. Hermanas. Extrañas. Sobrevivientes. Hace más de veinte años, la hermana adolescente de Claire y Lydia, Julia, se desvaneció sin dejar rastro. Las dos hermanas no han hablado desde entonces, y ahora sus vidas no podrían ser más diferentes. Claire es la glamurosa esposa trofeo de un millonario de Atlanta. Lydia, madre soltera, sale con...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    A stunning novella from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series. Protecting someone always comes at a cost. At the age of thirteen, Charlie Quinn’s childhood came to an abrupt and devastating end. Two men, with a grudge against her lawyer father, broke into her home – and after that shocking night, Charlie's world was never the same. Now a lawyer herself, Charlie has made it her mission to defend those with no one else to turn to. So when Flora Faulkner, a motherless teen, begs for help, Charlie is reminded of her own past, and is powerless to say no. But...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    There’s no police training stronger than a cop’s instinct. Faith Mitchell’s mother isn’t answering her phone. Her front door is open. There’s a bloodstain above the knob. Her infant daughter is hidden in a shed behind the house. All that the Georgia Bureau of Investigations taught Faith Mitchell goes out the window when she charges into her mother’s house, gun drawn. She sees a man dead in the laundry room. She sees a hostage situation in the bedroom. What she doesn’t see is her mother. . . .   “You know what we’re here for. Hand it over, and we’ll let her go.”   When the hostage situation turns deadly, Faith is left with too many questions, not enough...read more