Karin Slaughter

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Karin Slaughter is one of the world’s most popular and acclaimed storytellers. Published in 120 countries with more than 35 million copies sold across the globe, her eighteen novels include the Grant County and Will Trent books, as well as the Edgar-nominated Cop Town and the instant New York Times bestselling novels Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter. Slaughter is the founder of the Save the Libraries project—a nonprofit organization established to support libraries and library programing. A native of Georgia, Karin Slaughter lives in Atlanta. Her Will Trent series, Grant County series, and standalone novel Cop Town are all in development for film and television.

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Website: http://www.karinslaughte

I thought you guys might want to know some of my thoughts on my new book, PIECES OF HER. First off, let me say it’s NOT a Will and Sara book (that will be next year). I hope that you’ll give this one a try even if you’re a series fan.

I’ve been writing about father/daughter relationships a lot in my standalones, but when the plot of PIECES OF HER started taking shape in my brain, I found myself... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 21, 2018 07:13 • 2,142 views • Tags: karin-slaughter, note-from-author, pieces-of-her, thriller
Average rating: 4.09 · 677,758 ratings · 47,138 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
Pretty Girls

3.98 avg rating — 120,700 ratings — published 2015 — 84 editions
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Blindsighted (Grant County,...

4.10 avg rating — 55,020 ratings — published 2001 — 103 editions
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Triptych (Will Trent, #1)

4.14 avg rating — 41,075 ratings — published 2006 — 84 editions
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The Good Daughter

4.14 avg rating — 62,317 ratings — published 2017 — 68 editions
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Fractured (Will Trent, #2)

4.18 avg rating — 32,689 ratings — published 2008 — 95 editions
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Broken (Will Trent, #4)

4.19 avg rating — 30,397 ratings — published 2010 — 89 editions
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Indelible (Grant County, #4)

4.19 avg rating — 27,777 ratings — published 2004 — 79 editions
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Fallen (Will Trent, #5)

4.23 avg rating — 28,190 ratings — published 2011 — 60 editions
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Criminal (Will Trent, #6)

4.22 avg rating — 25,927 ratings — published 2012 — 49 editions
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Kisscut (Grant County, #2)

4.11 avg rating — 26,874 ratings — published 2002 — 82 editions
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More books by Karin Slaughter…
Triptych Fractured Undone Broken Fallen Criminal Unseen
(8 books)
4.17 avg rating — 252,530 ratings

Blindsighted Kisscut A Faint Cold Fear Indelible Faithless Beyond Reach
(6 books)
4.13 avg rating — 182,002 ratings

The Good Daughter
(1 book)
4.11 avg rating — 69,141 ratings

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“You can take my heart, but I can't let you take my dog.”
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“Considering what Pauline's been through . . ." Will began, then stopped himself. "She's not very nice."
"She's a cold-blooded bitch."
"I'm surprised I haven't fallen in love with her.”
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Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter is up for consideration for our list of 1001 SWEET READS. What's your status with this book?

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“You can take my heart, but I can't let you take my dog.”
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“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”
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message 6: by Jonas

Jonas Saul Thanks for the friending. Great to meet you in this virtual library.

Get caught reading ...

Jonas Saul

message 5: by Sean

Sean Peters Karin,

just a quick note, to mention some of our members have joined/a thread "Buddy Read" on "A Good Thriller", all reading the first Will Trent book, which I have read.

Thought you might like to pop in the thread, read the comments.

Also read The Good Daughter recently.

Great you are still a member, and hope you will do another Q and A's at some stage when you are free.

your friend


"A Good Thriller"

message 4: by Jamie

Jamie Molloy Could not put 'Pretty Girls' down. Looking forwards to more of your books!

message 3: by Sandi

Sandi Thank you for confirming my Friend Request. I have posted my Cop Town review on Amazon and on my FB page: Facebook.com/Reading.for.the.Masses

As an aside, I have just applied for a job as an assistant to the Victoria Sanders literary agency. Fingers crossed!

Shelby *trains flying monkeys* I just finished Cop Town..bravo my friend..bravo!

Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

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