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The Will Trent Series

Fractured

Fractured

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/03/2009

January 2011 Guest Editor Lisa Gardner on Karin Slaughter... Her detective Will Trent is one of the best series characters in suspense today.  Here’s a complex character whose greatness weakness—his severe dyslexia—is also his greatest strength, as it has made him a master observer of human behaviour.  And his love/hate relationship with his wife Angie…powerful, powerful stuff.

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Genesis

Genesis

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/04/2010

'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' TESS GERRITSEN 'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' MICHAEL CONNELLY _________________________________________ The third Will Trent novel, 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 centre of a grisly murder hunt. With their own wounds and their own secrets, they are all that stand between a madman and his next crime... _________________________________________ Crime and thriller masters know there's nothing better than a little Slaughter: 'I'd follow her anywhere' GILLIAN FLYNN 'Passion, intensity, and humanity' LEE CHILD 'A writer of extraordinary talents' KATHY REICHS 'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' JEFFERY DEAVER 'A great writer at the peak of her powers' PETER JAMES 'Raw, powerful and utterly gripping' KATHRYN STOCKETT 'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' CAMILLA LACKBERG 'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR

Broken

Broken

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/06/2011

'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' TESS GERRITSEN 'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' MICHAEL CONNELLY _________________________________________ The fourth Will Trent novel, from the #1 bestselling author 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 confession doesn't add up and, deeply suspicious of Lena Adams, the detective in charge, Sara immediately calls in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Shortly afterwards, Special Agent Will Trent is brought in from his vacation to investigate. But he is immediately confronted with a wall of silence. Grant County is a close-knit community with loyalties and ties that run deep. And the only person who can tell the truth about what really happened is dead... _________________________________________ Crime and thriller masters know there's nothing better than a little Slaughter: 'I'd follow her anywhere' GILLIAN FLYNN 'Passion, intensity, and humanity' LEE CHILD 'A writer of extraordinary talents' KATHY REICHS 'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' JEFFERY DEAVER 'A great writer at the peak of her powers' PETER JAMES 'Raw, powerful and utterly gripping' KATHRYN STOCKETT 'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' CAMILLA LACKBERG 'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR

Triptych

Triptych

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/06/2011

Triptych begins the explosive and riveting Will Trent Series which we love in the LoveReading team. Sarah Linton from The Grant County Series joins in Undone, the third book in. So if you are joining this for the first time, probably best to start with The Grant County Series. Books in The Will Trent Series: 1. Triptych 2. Fractured 3. Genesis 4. Broken 5. Fallen 6. Criminal 7. Unseen 8. The Kept Woman 9. The Last Widow 10. The Silent Wife Serial Reader? Check out our 'Fall in Love With a Book Series' collection to find amazing book series to dive in to.

Fallen

Fallen

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/06/2012

_________________________________________ The fifth Will Trent novel, from the #1 bestselling author. Special Agent Faith Mitchell returns home to a nightmare. Her baby daughter Emma has been locked outside, and there's a trail of blood to the front door. Without waiting for back-up, Faith enters the house. Inside a man lies dead in a pool of blood. Most worrying of all, her own mother is missing. When the Atlanta police arrive, Faith has some difficult questions to answer. But she has some desperate questions of her own. What were the killers searching for? And where is her mother? Suspended from duty, Faith turns to her work partner, Will Trent. Together he and Sara Linton must piece together the fragments of a brutal and complicated case, and catch a vicious murderer with only one thing on his mind. To keep on killing until the truth is finally revealed. _________________________________________ 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 characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' MICHAEL CONNELLY 'Passion, intensity, and humanity' LEE CHILD 'A writer of extraordinary talents' KATHY REICHS 'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' JEFFERY DEAVER 'A great writer at the peak of her powers' PETER JAMES 'Raw, powerful and utterly gripping' KATHRYN STOCKETT 'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' CAMILLA LACKBERG 'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' YRSA SIGURDARDOTTIR

Criminal

Criminal

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/06/2013

THE NO.1 BESTSELLER. Special Agent Will Trent finds himself forced to confront his past. From the bestselling author of Fallen. A woman is found brutally murdered in a sordid Atlanta apartment. Her blood-soaked body bears a chilling similarity to a woman found dead almost 40 years earlier. 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...

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Unseen

Unseen

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

This is the chilling new Will Trent thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Criminal. Special Agent Will Trent has something to hide. Something he doesn't want Dr Sara Linton - the woman he loves - to find out. He's gone undercover in Macon, Georgia and put his life at risk. And he knows Sara will never forgive him if she discovers the truth. But when a young patrolman is shot and left for dead Sara is forced to confront the past and a woman she hoped never to see again. And without even knowing it, she becomes involved in the same case Will is working on. Soon both of their lives are in danger.

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The Kept Woman

The Kept Woman

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/07/2016

The latest 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 for Will - and also for Dr Sara Linton, the GBI's newest medical examiner - the case is about to get even worse. Because an unexpected discovery at the scene reveals a personal link to Will's troubled past. The consequences will wreak havoc on his life and the lives of those he loves, those he works with, and those he pursues. But Sara's scene-of-the-crime diagnosis is that they only have a few hours to find the missing woman before she bleeds out . . .

The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/04/2021

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' 'One of the most extraordinary, twisted plots I've read in ages' 'Her writing style literally grabs you and sucks you in' 'Read this book. You won't regret it' 'No words to capture the sheer excellence of this author' 'A wonderfully dark and twisted thriller that will leave you breathless' 'Read in an overnight sitting as I could not stop' 'Terrifyingly dark and unsettling storytelling at its absolute finest' Praise for the Number One bestselling author: 'Passion, intensity, and humanity' Lee Child 'I'd follow her anywhere' Gillian Flynn 'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' Tess Gerritsen 'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' Michael Connelly 'A writer of extraordinary talents' Kathy Reichs 'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' Jeffery Deaver 'A great writer at the peak of her powers' Peter James 'Karin Slaughter has - by far - the best name of all of us mystery novelists' James Patterson 'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' Camilla Lackberg 'It's big, dark, rich, satisfying, and bloody - like a perfectly cooked steak' Stuart MacBride

The Last Widow

The Last Widow

Author: Karin Slaughter Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

An addictive hammer-hard read that just slams with impact, and feels particularly relevant in todays climate. Agent Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton have careers where they are expected to run towards danger. However, when they stop to help at a road traffic collision, danger turns towards and overwhelms them. If you haven’t read any of the Will Trent or Grant County Series, not to worry as you can easily step inside and give yourself up to the story. Karin Slaughter’s books though, are so good, you will probably want to hunt down what has come before, so do weigh up whether or not you want to start mid series. The story starts with a blast of action and doesn’t let up. I love the fact that you are expected to keep up. I was immediately hooked, and read the whole book in one fabulous sitting (oh the reading high you get when that happens!). Time repeats itself from different viewpoints which was absolutely fascinating. As I hurtled towards the ending, I had that delicious feeling of not wanting the story to finish, yet being unable to slow down. I just had to know, had to experience, had to feel. ‘The Last Widow’ is fierce, fast, brilliantly compelling storytelling, it’s not only entertaining, it’s also one hell of a provocative read. I just had to choose it to appear as one of our LoveReading star books.   

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