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  • 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 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 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

    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

    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 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

    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

    The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller! She might be the first victim, but she won’t be the last. Three… A woman is abducted in front of her child. Two… A month later, a second is taken in explosive circumstances. One… But the web is bigger and darker than anyone could imagine. The clock is ticking to uncover the truth. Praise for the Number One bestselling author: ‘Passion, intensity, and humanity’ Lee Child, creator of Jack Reacher ‘The queen of the explosive thriller’ Good Housekeeping ‘I’d follow her anywhere’ Gillian...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

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “No one writes like Slaughter. . . . This may make her an anomaly, but she is the best damn anomaly writing books today. Make sure you read Unseen.”—The Huffington Post Detectives, lovers, and enemies are pitted against one another in an unforgettable standoff between righteous courage and deepest evil from New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter.   Will Trent is a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent whose latest case has him posing as Bill Black, a scary ex-con who rides a motorcycle around Macon, Georgia, and trails an air of violence wherever he goes. The cover has worked and he has caught the eye of a wiry little drug...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

    In the trauma center of Atlanta’s busiest hospital, Sara Linton treats the city’s poor, wounded, and unlucky—and finds refuge from the tragedy that rocked her life in rural Grant County. Then, in one instant, Sara is thrust into a frantic police investigation, coming face-to-face with a tall driven detective and his quiet female partner…. In Undone, three unforgettable characters from Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novels Faithless and Fractured collide for the first time, entering an electrifying race against the clock—and a duel with unspeakable human...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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    “Breathless tension!” raved the San Francisco Chronicle. “One of [the year’s] most remarkable achievements,” crowed the Philadelphia Inquirer. Karin Slaughter dazzled readers and critics alike with Triptych, her New York Times bestselling suspense novel set in metropolitan Atlanta. Now the #1 internationally bestselling author returns to the damaged landscape she knows so well in a bold new novel—at once a powder keg of suspense, a gritty portrait of a cop’s life, and a searing exploration of a shocking crime and its aftermath… With its gracious homes and tree-lined streets, Ansley Park is one of Atlanta’s most desirable neighborhoods. But in one gleaming mansion, in a...read more