Slaughter, Karin   

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Pieces of Her

With an intrigue- and suspense-filled plot, Slaughter's well-crafted, tense, and exhilarating story will keep readers on the edge of their seats. [See Prepub Alert, 1/22/18.]
      
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The Good Daughter

Though this is a crime novel, suspenseful and thrilling in every way, at its heart it is an exploration of family and the ties that persist through the most difficult moments. As with Val McDermid, Denise Mina, and Tana French, Slaughter delves into our darkest selves to reveal what is truly human. [See Prepub Alert, 2/20/17.]
      
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The Kept Woman

Slaughter excels at complications—both for her characters and in the mysteries they're investigating. This is a page-turner, of course, but it's also a multilayered exploration of choices and consequences and the lasting effects of damage done. [See Prepub Alert, 3/7/16]
      
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Pretty Girls

Slaughter's (Cop Town) stand-alone novel packs a heck of a wallop, and while it's a powerful thriller, it's also a deft look into a family forced to confront horrific tragedy. Slaughter's longtime fans will be thrilled. New readers will be hooked on this twisted tale from page one.
      
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Cop Town

Slaughter's first stand-alone thriller is a superb, very gritty look at both a city and era in social and political flux. It's also a searing portrait of family ties and how our pasts can shape our futures, as well as a gripping procedural, with some genuinely terrifying moments. Kate and Maggie are wonderful creations, and this title is sure to win over readers new to Slaughter's work while reminding old fans of her enormous talent. [See Prepub Alert, 1/6/14; Slaughter Q&A, LJ 4/15/14, p. 24.—Ed.]
      
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Unseen

The grim reality of human trafficking and the drug trade in the South is explored in this superb and emotionally wrenching thriller, and the despicable nature of the crimes being investigated only serves to enhance Will's innate goodness and humanity. Current series fans will be delighted, and newcomers to Slaughter's work will find a new obsession. [See Prepub Alert, 2/15/13; tie-in to Slaughter's Save the Libraries events.]
      
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Fallen

As in last year's Broken, Slaughter brings together Will Trent and Sara Linton from her two popular series for another rousing case...
      
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Broken

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