Skin Privilege

Lena Adams has spent her life struggling to escape her past. She has only unhappy memories of Reece, the small town which nearly destroyed her. She's made a new life for herself as a police detective in Heartsdale, a hundred miles away - but nothing could prepare her for the violence which explodes when she is forced to return.

Review:

No one does American small-town evil more chillingly ... Slaughter tells a dark story that grips and doesn't let go -- Marcel Berlins The Times Thoroughly gripping, yet thoroughly gruesome stuff Daily Mirror It's beautifully paced, appropriately grisly, and terrifyingly plausible Time Out
Author:
Karin Slaughter

Short Description

Lena Adams has spent her life struggling to escape her past. She has only unhappy memories of Reece, the small town which nearly destroyed her. She's made a new life for herself as a police detective in Heartsdale, a hundred miles away - but nothing could prepare her for the violence which explodes when she is forced to return.

Review:

No one does American small-town evil more chillingly ... Slaughter tells a dark story that grips and doesn't let go -- Marcel Berlins The Times Thoroughly gripping, yet thoroughly gruesome stuff Daily Mirror It's beautifully paced, appropriately grisly, and terrifyingly plausible Time Out

Long description

Lena Adams has spent her life struggling to escape her past. She has only unhappy memories of Reece, the small town which nearly destroyed her. She's made a new life for herself as a police detective in Heartsdale, a hundred miles away - but nothing could prepare her for the violence which explodes when she is forced to return. A vicious murder leaves a young woman incinerated beyond recognition. And Lena is the only suspect.When Heartsdale police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, Lena's boss, receives word that his detective has been arrested, he has no choice but to go to Lena's aid - taking with him his wife, medical examiner Sara Linton. But soon after their arrival, a second victim is found. The town closes ranks. And both Jeffrey and Sara find themselves entangled in a horrifying underground world of bigotry and rage - a violent world which shocks even them. A world which puts their own lives in jeopardy. Only Jeffrey and Sara can free Lena from the web of lies, betrayal and brutality that has trapped her. But can they discover the truth before the killer strikes again?

Product details

Author:
Karin Slaughter
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Arrow Books
ISBN:
9780099481843
Series Title:
Grant County Series
Series Number:
6
Audience:
General
Pages:
576
Width (mm):
113
Length (mm):
176
Additional Info:
Karin Slaughter grew up in a small south Georgia town and has been writing since she was a child. She is the author of the Grant County series of international bestsellers Blindsighted, Kisscut, A Faint Cold Fear, Indelible, Faithless and Skin Privilege, and the bestselling thriller set in Atlanta, Triptych. She is also the editor of Like a Charm, a collaboration of British and American crime fiction writers. She lives in Atlanta.

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