Scientific sleuths are big business, and Karin Slaughter's Dr. Sara Linton should feel right at home in this popular crew. The star of Slaughter's debut suspense thriller Blindsighted , Linton brings the expertise of a trained scientist to her job as pediatrician and part-time coroner in the small town of Grant County, Georgia. Slaughter starts the story off with a bang as the peaceful town is the scene of the horrific slaughter and rape of a blind college professor from a nearby agricultural college. The twists and turns of the mystery will hold readers' attention, but Slaughter also creates a captivating world with other characters from Sara's town and family.
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Sara's ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, leads the investigation--a trail of terror that grows increasingly macabre when another local woman is found crucified a few days later. But he's got more than a sadistic serial killer on his hands, because the county's only female detective, Lena Adams--the first victim's sister--wants to serve her own justice. But it is Sara who holds the key to finding the killer. A secret from her past could unmask the brilliantly malevolent psychopath This is Slaughter's first novel and a modern classic from one of today's biggest-selling writers.
Other books in this series. Indelible Karin Slaughter. Add to basket. Blindsighted Karin Slaughter. Kisscut Karin Slaughter. Back cover copy Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today. But he's got more than a sadistic serial killer on his hands, for the county's sole female detective, Lena Adams--the first victim's sister--want to serve her own justice.
A secret from her past could unmask the brilliantly malevolent psychopath.. Review Text "This is storytelling at its finest, written in perfect pitch. A scary, sure-fire winner. Review quote "This is storytelling at its finest, written in perfect pitch. Slaughter is the founder of the Save the Libraries project-a nonprofit organization established to support libraries and library programming. A native of Georgia, she lives in Atlanta. Her standalone novel Pieces of Her is in development with Netflix and the Grant County and Will Trent series are in development for television.
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Billed as "Thomas Harris Meets Patricia Cornwell" and heralded by much advance hoopla in industry magazines, this long-anticipated launching of a scheduled three-book series featuring an attractive Georgia university town pediatrician-coroner marks the debut of a promising young author, but ultimately disappoints, partly due to overly-exorbitant pre-publishing claims. As Dr. Sara Linton leaves her pediatric clinic to meet her year-old younger sister for lunch at a campus eatery, she receives a postcard picturing Atlanta's Emory University, where she interned. The enigmatic biblical message reads, "Why hast thou forsaken me? Too late to save her, Sara calls her ex-husband police chief, who, coincidentally, employs the victim's twin sister, Lena, as a detective.
Karin Slaughter born January 6, is an American crime writer. The author of eighteen novels, Slaughter has sold more than 35 million copies of her books, which have been published in 37 languages  and have debuted at 1 in the United Kingdom, Germany, and The Netherlands. Slaughter is a library advocate and founded Save the Libraries, a non-profit organization that campaigns to support US public libraries. Characters from Slaughter's two main series, Grant County and Will Trent Atlanta , were brought together in her novels Undone , titled Genesis internationally, and Broken
Blindsighted : The First Grant County Thriller