In this heart-stopping "New York Times" bestseller from the author of "Faithless," the violent death of a woman leads Grant County's medical examiner/pediatrician Sara Linton and her police chief husband, Jeffrey Tolliver, to a group that is poisoning a small town with sickening hatred.
With over 13 million copies of her books sold in twenty-two countries, #1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter delivers crime fiction at its finest. Now she returns to Grant county, Georgia where the lightning-fast plot, vivid forensic detail, and heart-stopping suspense will thrust readers into the darkest corners of their own imaginations--and push Slaughter to the top of the national bestseller lists. Sara Linton--resident medical examiner/pediatrician in Grant County, Georgia, --has plenty of hardship to deal with, including defending herself in a heartbreaking malpractice suit. So when her husband, Police chief Jeffery Tolliver, learns that his friend and coworker detective Lena Adams has been arrested for murder and needs Sara's help, she is not sure she can handle the pressure of it all. But soon Sara an Jeffery are sitting through evidence, peeling back the layers of a mystery that grows darker by the day--until an intricate web of betrayal and vengeance begins to unravel. And suddenly the lives of Sara, Lena, and Jeffery are hanging by the slenderest of threads. From the Hardcover edition.
Bone-chilling.... Expertly shifting back and forth in both time and point of view, Slaughter builds the suspense to a perfect crescendo. -- Publishers Weekly, starred
Offers both wrenching emotional highs and lows and a gripping plot.... A shocker of an ending. -- Booklist
From the Hardcover edition.
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