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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 nineteen 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, THE GOOD DAUGHTER, and PIECES OF HER. Her most recent book, THE LAST WIDOW, features Sara Linton and Will Trent. Slaughter is the founder of the Save the Libraries project—a nonprofit organization established to support libraries and library programming. A native of Georgia, Karin Slaughter lives in Atlanta. Her standalone novels PIECES OF HER, THE GOOD DAUGHTER, and COP TOWN are in development for film and ...more

THE LAST WIDOW - In Conversation with Karin Slaughter

At its heart, THE LAST WIDOW is a book about a cult: The Invisible Patriot Army. What made you drawn to this subject matter?
I’ve always been fascinated by cults. It probably originated with two of the seminal books of my childhood—HELTER SKELTER, by Vincent Bugliosi and THE STRANGER BESIDE ME, by Ann Rule. HELTER SKELTER is about Charles Manson, and he obviously led a bona fide cult in the way... Read more of this blog post »
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Fallen (Will Trent, #5)

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Indelible (Grant County, #4)

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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

Sean

"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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