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  • Karin Slaughter

    A star is born: Karin Slaughters brillanter Debütroman Eine Collegeprofessorin wird aufgeschlitzt in einer Restauranttoilette gefunden. Für die junge Frau gibt es keine Rettung mehr, und die einst so friedliche Kleinstadt Heartsdale ist schwer erschüttert. Die Gerichtsmedizinerin Sara Linton findet heraus: Das wahre Grauen des Opfers begann schon lange vor seinem Tod. Nach und nach enthüllt sich ihr der morbide Plan eines sadistischen Psychopathen - und eine furchtbare Erkenntnis: Ein Geheimnis aus ihrer Vergangenheit könnte den Killer überführen ... oder ihren eigenen Tod bedeuten. Sara Lintons erster Fall - der spannende Auftakt zur...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    With over 13 million copies of her books sold in twenty-two countries, #1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter delivers “crime fiction at its finest.” Now she returns to Grant county, Georgia where the lightning-fast plot, vivid forensic detail, and heart-stopping suspense will thrust readers into the darkest corners of their own imaginations—and push Slaughter to the top of the national bestseller lists.Sara Linton—resident medical examiner/pediatrician in Grant County, Georgia—has plenty of hardship to deal with, including defending herself in a heartbreaking malpractice suit. So when her husband, Police chief Jeffery Tolliver, learns that his...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, the town's pediatrician and coroner, finds Sibyl Adams, a young college professor, 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 postmortem that the full extent of the killer's brutality starts to become 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, he has to face the fact that Sibyl's murder wasn't a single personal attack: They're dealing with a sadistic...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

    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

    Es ist der persönlichste Fall in Will Trents Laufbahn. Das spürt der Ermittler schon in dem Moment, als er das leer stehende Lagerhaus betritt und die Leiche entdeckt - die Leiche eines Ex-Cops. Blutige Fußabdrücke weisen auf ein zweites Opfer hin. Eine Frau. Von ihr fehlt jede Spur. Das Brisante: Gegen den prominenten Eigentümer des Lagerhauses ermittelt Will bereits seit einem halben Jahr wegen Vergewaltigung. Erfolglos! Als am Tatort zudem ein Revolver gefunden wird, der auf Wills Noch-Ehefrau Angie zugelassen, ist, ahnt er, dass dies ein Spiel auf Leben und Tod...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Es ist der persönlichste Fall in Will Trents Laufbahn. Das spürt der Ermittler schon in dem Moment, als er das leer stehende Lagerhaus betritt und die Leiche entdeckt - die Leiche eines Ex-Cops. Blutige Fußabdrücke weisen auf ein zweites Opfer hin. Eine Frau. Von ihr fehlt jede Spur. Das Brisante: Gegen den prominenten Eigentümer des Lagerhauses ermittelt Will bereits seit einem halben Jahr wegen Vergewaltigung. Erfolglos! Als am Tatort zudem ein Revolver gefunden wird, der auf Wills Noch-Ehefrau Angie zugelassen, ist, ahnt er, dass dies ein Spiel auf Leben und Tod wird. 'Grandios, wie überzeugend sie [die Autorin] ihre Protagonisten charakterisiert. Auch die Geschichte - in der...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

    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

    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

    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

    Get ready for a turbo-charged short read (80 pages) from two of the world's biggest thriller writers. 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 scene. But there's a bigger conspiracy at play - one that neither the special agent nor the ex-military cop could have anticipated. And the only option is for Jack Reacher and Will Trent to team up...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    THE NEW SHORT STORY FROM 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 scene. But there’s a bigger conspiracy at play – one that neither the special agent nor the ex-military cop could have anticipated. And the only option is for Jack Reacher and Will Trent...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

    The critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling master of suspense delivers her first stand-alone novel, a thrilling tale of crime and struggle set in Atlanta in the mid-1970s. Atlanta, 1974. It’s Kate Murphy’s first day on the job, and the Atlanta Police Department is seething after the murder of an officer. Before the day has barely begun, she already suspects she’s not cut out to be a cop. Her male uniform is too big, she can’t handle a gun, and she’s rapidly learning that the APD is hardly a place that welcomes women. Worse still, in the ensuing manhunt, she’ll be partnered with Maggie Lawson, a cop with her own ax to grind (and a brother and uncle already on the...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

    Una obra maestra atmosférica repleta de intriga y suspense. Una épica historia de amor, lealtad y asesinatos en el sur de Estados Unidos. Will Trent es un brillante agente de la Oficina de Investigación del estado de Georgia. Ahora enamorado, comienza a cargar con un pasado difícil. De repente, una estudiante universitaria ha desaparecido y Will es, inexplicablemente separado del caso por su supervisora y mentora Amanda Wagner. Cuarenta años atrás, en el verano en el que Will nació, Amanda daba sus primeros pasos en el Departamento de Policía de Atlanta y uno de sus primeros casos fue la investigación de un crimen brutal en uno de los barrios más peligrosos de la ciudad. Amanda...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    Will Trent is a brilliant agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Newly in love, he is beginning to put a difficult past behind him. Then a local college student goes missing, and Will is inexplicably kept off the case by his supervisor and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will cannot fathom Amanda’s motivation until the two of them literally collide in an abandoned orphanage they have both been drawn to for different reasons. Decades before, when his father was imprisoned for murder, this was Will’s home. It appears that the case that launched Amanda’s career forty years ago has suddenly come back to life—and it involves the long-held mystery of Will’s birth and...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    'Lauf!', fleht ihre große Schwester Samantha. Mit vorgehaltener Waffe treiben zwei maskierte Männer Charlotte und sie an den Waldrand. 'Lauf weg!' Und Charlie läuft. An diesem Tag. Und danach ihr ganzes Leben. Sie ist getrieben von den Erinnerungen an jene grauenvolle Attacke in ihrer Kindheit. Die blutigen Knochen ihrer erschossenen Mutter. Die Todesangst ihrer Schwester. Das Keuchen ihres Verfolgers. Als Töchter eines berüchtigten Anwalts waren sie stets die Verstoßenen, die Gehetzten. 28 Jahre später ist Charlie selbst erfolgreiche Anwältin. Als sie Zeugin einer weiteren brutalen Bluttat wird, holt ihre Geschichte sie ganz ungeahnt ein. DIE GUTE TOCHTER ist ein Meisterwerk...read more

  • Karin Slaughter

    'Lauf!', fleht ihre große Schwester Samantha. Mit vorgehaltener Waffe treiben zwei maskierte Männer Charlotte und sie an den Waldrand. 'Lauf weg!' Und Charlie läuft. An diesem Tag. Und danach ihr ganzes Leben. Sie ist getrieben von den Erinnerungen an jene grauenvolle Attacke in ihrer Kindheit. Die blutigen Knochen ihrer erschossenen Mutter. Die Todesangst ihrer Schwester. Das Keuchen ihres Verfolgers. Als Töchter eines berüchtigten Anwalts waren sie stets die Verstoßenen, die Gehetzten. 28 Jahre später ist Charlie selbst erfolgreiche Anwältin. Als sie Zeugin einer weiteren brutalen Bluttat wird, holt ihre Geschichte sie ganz ungeahnt ein. DIE GUTE TOCHTER ist ein Meisterwerk...read more