Книга: Karin Slaughter «Faithless»


Производитель: "Random House, Inc."

Brilliant plotting, relentless suspense, raved the Washington Post, A new synonym for terror, crowned the Detroit Free Press. The critics agree: no one writes suspense like Karin Slaughter, whose thrillers featuring medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, have propelled her to the top of bestseller lists the world over. Now Slaughter fuses her unmatched grasp of forensic science and a mastery of complex relationships in a riveting tale of faith, doubt, and murder. The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods-then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw dozens of lives into the case. Lena Adams is one of them. A Grant County detective for years, she has her own reasons for being drawn to this case and a fierce drive to see justice done. For these three people, who have each seen the darkest side of human nature, the body of the murdered girl is but the first in a series of shocking and sordid revelations. Now, as Jeffrey and Sara narrow the field of suspects, they must confront their own doubts and indiscretions, while Lena Adams sees herself reflected in the frightened eyes of a battered woman who may be the key figure in the case. As Faithless builds to a stunning and unforgettable climax, Karin Slaughter masterfully brings together strands of interlocking lives, family secrets, and hidden passions with one astounding truth: the identity of a killer who is more eviland dangerous than anyone could have guessed.

Издательство: "Random House, Inc." (2006)

ISBN: 978-0-440-24291-8

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Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter (born 1971) is an American crime writer, who debuted with her novel "Blindsighted" in 2001. It became an international success and made the Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001. Published in 23 countries.

Slaughter was born in a small southern Georgia community, and now resides in Atlanta. She is widely credited with first coining the term "investigoogling" in 2006.

Publishing history

Slaughter is best known for her Grant County series ("Blindsighted", "Kisscut", "A Faint Cold Fear", "Indelible", "Faithless" and "Skin Privilege"). Set in the fictional town of Heartsdale, Georgia, (in the fictional Grant County) the narrative takes place from the perspective of three main characters: Sara Linton, the town's pediatrician and part-time coroner; her ex-husband, Jeffrey Tolliver, who is chief of police; and his subordinate, detective Lena Adams, Slaughter's most controversial character. The most recent Grant County novel was published in July 2007. The title was "Beyond Reach" in the US and "Skin Privilege" elsewhere.

"Like a Charm" is an anthology, with short stories written by several thriller authors. Each story features a charm bracelet that brings bad luck to its owner. The time and place where the stories take place vary greatly, ranging from 19th century Georgia to wartime Leeds. Karin Slaughter wrote both the first and the last story.

Contributing authors, among others, are:
* John Connolly
* Mark Billingham
* Denise Mina
* Fidelis Morgan

"Triptych" is a novel with three interconnected narrators, set against the urban backdrop of Atlanta, and was published in August 2006. "Fractured" continues the series with the character Will Trent from "Triptych." It was released in 2008.

"Martin Misunderstood" is an audio original novella available in the U.S. from BBC Audiobooks America. It was given away in the Netherlands to over one million individuals as part of the June 2008 Month of the Thriller.


The Grant County series

*"Blindsighted", (2001)
*"Kisscut", (2002)
*"A Faint Cold Fear", (2003)
*"Indelible", (2004)
*"Faithless", (2005)
*"Skin Privilege", (2007 UK title), "Beyond Reach" (US title)
*"Genesis" (2009 forthcoming)

The Will Trent/Atlanta series

*"Triptych", (2006)
*"Fractured", (2008)

Other books

*"Like A Charm", (editor)(2004)
*"Martin Misunderstood", (2008)

External links

* [http://www.karinslaughter.com/ Karin Slaughter website]
* [http://www.karinslaughter.co.uk/ Karin Slaughter UK website]
* [http://www.karinslaughter.nl/ Karin Slaughter Dutch website]
* [http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/catalog/author.htm?authorID=3642 Karin Slaughter at RandomHouse.com]
* [http://www.bookreporter.com/authors/au-slaughter-karin.asp Karin Slaughter at Bookreporter.com]
* [http://www.randomhouse.com.au/Authors/Default.aspx?Page=Author&ID=Slaughter,%20Karin Karin Slaughter at Random House Australia]

Источник: Karin Slaughter

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