Faithless (Grant County #5)
New York Times bestseller Karin Slaughter brings back her two most fascinating and complex characters–medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver–in a heart-pounding 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
This was a disturbing story that also explores the subject of domestic abuse. The investigation took some interesting turns, even though the field of suspects was narrow. Typical o ...more
With each book, Jeffrey and Sara are growing on me. I love that they are not the perfect couple. They argue. Her parents are great too. Lena, I don't know if she will ever have a Happy Ever After.
Some parts of this book were quite heartbreaking. Terri, my heart bled for her.
Off to review the last in the series!!
I like the main characters, Sara and Jeffrey. There are so many characters, however, that it's hard to kee ...more
Now it just takes me twice as long to finish them as it originally would.
Karin still is one of the most brilliant writers out there!
I think I'll just take a bit of a break before I read the last book of the Grant County series, in the hope that I will forget the spoilers!
For the life of me I can't understand Lena, the cop who has had so many traumatic experiences that she conti ...more
I think what really keeps me coming back to this series is the characters. I really enjoy the ups and ...more
* Sara's Aunt Bella was a flamboyant and informative character
* Lena's old boyfriend, Greg, showing up in town was promising
* Sybil's girlfriend/Lena's roommate, Nan, starting to date again
* Holy Grown Soy Cooperative helping needy people
* Offering room and board for hard work
* Cole Connolly protecting parents from ungrateful users who would ...more
In this installment of Karin Slaughter's Grant County Series, Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver are getting closer, though a new threat to their relationship rears its ugly head. As they are coming out the woods near Sara's parents' home, Jeffrey literally stumbles across a body buried in the ground. She was buried alive, then died a horrific death before she was freed.
The girl's identity leads to a co op soy farm and to a very religious family who is somewhat misogynist. Sara is not on ...more
How do you punish YOUR kids? Well, someone in Grant County thinks it's great to bury them alive for a few days. Only this time, one of them dies and it's up to Sara and Jeffrey to find out what is going on.
This is the fifth book in the series and any author would be ...more
(Probably because Lena plays a bigger role in this than she did in that previous book.)
Slaughter really likes to delve deeply into the psychology of her characters but what she reveals about them is often not very flattering and can be quite disturbing.
The stakes are not as high in this one for
our main characters Sara and Jeffrey. But they are much higher for Lena.
The main mystery is centered around a very religious family who live way out in the boonies ...more
The chief of police, Jeffery Tolliver, and his ex wife, Sara Linton are trying to rekindle their relationship. When an innocent walk around the lake behind their house sends their professional as well as their personal lives spinning. On this walk Jeffery confesses to Sara that he might be sick. Several years earlier he had an affair whic ...more
I was glad to see the return of Tessa in this book. She ...more
medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, have propelled her to the top of bestseller lists the world o ...more
‘Faithless’ is set in Slaughter’s imaginary, Grant Country where a grisly murder has been discovered ...more
Slaughter was born in a small southern Georgia community, and now resides in Atlanta. She is widely credited with first coining the ...more