Faithless

A walk in the woods takes a sinister turn for police chief Jeffrey Tolliver and medical examiner Sara Linton when they stumble across the body of a young girl. Secreted in the ground, all the initial evidence indicates that she has, quite literally, been scared to death. But as Sara begins an autopsy, something even more horrifying comes to light.

There are many ways to die. But some are more terrifying than others...A walk in the woods takes a sinister turn for police chief Jeffrey Tolliver and medical examiner Sara Linton when they stumble across the body of a young girl. Secreted in the ground, all the initial evidence indicates that she has, quite literally, been scared to death. But as Sara begins an autopsy, something even more horrifying comes to light. Something which shocks even Sara. Detective Lena Adams, talented but increasingly troubled, is called in from vacation to help with the investigation - and the trail soon leads to the neighbouring county, an isolated community, and a terrible secret...'Karin Slaughter's fifth novel, confirms her at the summit of the school of writers specialising in forensic medicine and terror...Slaughter's characters talk in believable dialogue. She's excellent at portraying the undertones and claustrophobia of communities where everyone knows everyone else's business, and even better at creating an atmosphere of lurking evil.' - The Times . 'Don't read this alone. Don't read this after dark. But do read it' - Mirror . 'This gripping debut novel is likely to have Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs glancing nervously in their rear-view mirrors' - Irish Independent . 'A great read - crime fiction at its finest' - Michael Connelly. 'With Blind Sighted , Karin Slaughter left a great many thriller writers looking anxiously over their shoulders. With Kiss Cut , she leaves most of them behind.' - John Connolly.

Review:

* 'Karin Slaughter's fifth novel, confirms her at the summit of the school of writers specialising in forensic medicine and terror... Slaughter's characters talk in believable dialogue. She's excellent at portraying the undertones and claustrophobia of communities where everyone knows everyone else's business, and even better at creating an atmosphere of lurking evil' - The Times * 'Don't read this alone. Don't read this after dark. But do read it' - Mirror * 'Brilliantly chilling' - Heat * 'This gripping debut novel - is likely to have Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs glancing nervously in their rearview mirrors' - Irish Independent * 'A great read - crime fiction at its finest' - Michael Connelly
Author:
Karin Slaughter
Format:
Paperback

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A walk in the woods takes a sinister turn for police chief Jeffrey Tolliver and medical examiner Sara Linton when they stumble across the body of a young girl. Secreted in the ground, all the initial evidence indicates that she has, quite literally, been scared to death. But as Sara begins an autopsy, something even more horrifying comes to light.

There are many ways to die. But some are more terrifying than others...A walk in the woods takes a sinister turn for police chief Jeffrey Tolliver and medical examiner Sara Linton when they stumble across the body of a young girl. Secreted in the ground, all the initial evidence indicates that she has, quite literally, been scared to death. But as Sara begins an autopsy, something even more horrifying comes to light. Something which shocks even Sara. Detective Lena Adams, talented but increasingly troubled, is called in from vacation to help with the investigation - and the trail soon leads to the neighbouring county, an isolated community, and a terrible secret...'Karin Slaughter's fifth novel, confirms her at the summit of the school of writers specialising in forensic medicine and terror...Slaughter's characters talk in believable dialogue. She's excellent at portraying the undertones and claustrophobia of communities where everyone knows everyone else's business, and even better at creating an atmosphere of lurking evil.' - The Times . 'Don't read this alone. Don't read this after dark. But do read it' - Mirror . 'This gripping debut novel is likely to have Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs glancing nervously in their rear-view mirrors' - Irish Independent . 'A great read - crime fiction at its finest' - Michael Connelly. 'With Blind Sighted , Karin Slaughter left a great many thriller writers looking anxiously over their shoulders. With Kiss Cut , she leaves most of them behind.' - John Connolly.

Review:

* 'Karin Slaughter's fifth novel, confirms her at the summit of the school of writers specialising in forensic medicine and terror... Slaughter's characters talk in believable dialogue. She's excellent at portraying the undertones and claustrophobia of communities where everyone knows everyone else's business, and even better at creating an atmosphere of lurking evil' - The Times * 'Don't read this alone. Don't read this after dark. But do read it' - Mirror * 'Brilliantly chilling' - Heat * 'This gripping debut novel - is likely to have Patricia Cornwell and Kathy Reichs glancing nervously in their rearview mirrors' - Irish Independent * 'A great read - crime fiction at its finest' - Michael Connelly

Product details

Author:
Karin Slaughter
Publisher:
Arrow
ISBN:
9780099462262
Series Title:
Grant County Series
Series Number:
5
Audience:
General
Pages:
544
Width (mm):
113
Length (mm):
178
Additional Info:
KARIN SLAUGHTER grew up in a small south Georgia town and has been writing short stories and novels since she was a child. She is the author of the international bestselling novels Blindsighted, Kisscut, A Faint Cold Fear and Indelible, and is currently working on Triptych, a stand-alone novel set in the same world as the Grant County series. She is also the editor of Like A Charm, a collaboration of British and America crime fiction writers. She lives in Atlanta.
Weight (g):
286

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