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Gillian Flynn says, "Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today." Saturday night dates at the skating rink have been a tradition in the small southern town of Heartsdale for as long as anyone can remember, but when a teenage quarrel explodes into a deadly shoot-out, Sara Linton—the town's pediatrician and medical examiner—finds herself entangled in a terrible tragedy. What seemed at first to be a horrific but individual catastrophe proves to have wider implications. The autopsy reveals evidence of long-term abuse, of ritualistic self -mutilation, but when Sara and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver start to investigate, they are frustrated at every turn. The children surrounding the victim close ranks. The families turn their backs. Then a young girl is abducted, and it becomes clear that the first death is linked to an even more brutal crime, one far more shocking than anyone could have imagined. Meanwhile, detective Lena Adams, still recovering from her sister's death and her own brutal attack, finds herself drawn to a young man who might hold the answers. But unless Lena, Sara, and Jeffrey can uncover the deadly secrets the children hide, it's going to happen again . . .
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KaraWines
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This is the second book in the Grant County series. I liked this one a lot, the continuation of the relationship between Sara and Jeffrey, the development of Lena and Sara's family. This was pretty graphic, so some readers may be triggered, but it was a well-done psychological thriller. I can't wait to read the third one (once the other patron returns it to the library - late!)

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Sweetdgabe87
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Karin Slaughter‘s books are quite graphic but I can‘t stop reading them. The storylines are suspenseful and keep you guessing. I also love the characters who are in the Grant County series. Also love that she‘s a Georgia girl 😍

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Shemac77
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Bone chilling.

Bookwm85forever I love this series!!! 4mo
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Shemac77
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It‘s shaping up to being a wonderful evening.

Cathythoughts Enjoy ♥️ 4mo
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eanderson
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I‘m loving this series so far. I even made sure to put a hold on the next one a couple days ago and it came in! This book had me turning the pages so quickly. It is a little graphic so I wouldn‘t recommend it for everyone. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

TrishB I love her books but usually say the same to people! 6mo
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eanderson
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The miles fly by when Karin Slaughter is involved! 🤗🏃‍♀️

Kaye I need to read this author if she helps to get my buns moving faster on the treadmill. I‘m not in a Reading Slump. I‘m in an Exercise Slump. 6mo
tracey38 I need to do this same thing. 6mo
eanderson @Kaye @tracey38 it really helped! There are trigger warnings but I really love this series! 6mo
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eanderson
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😱😱😱😱 there was a wait time of two weeks for this book when I put it on hold this past Saturday. I was going to read a different book but now I can keep going with this series! I‘m so happy!

MidnightBookGirl I accidentally stumbled into this series (got a free audiobook at a book conference and didn't realize it was part of a series). I really need to just go back and read the ones I've missed! 6mo
Christine11 I love this series - I‘m glad you‘re enjoying it! 😊 6mo
tracey38 I don't think I've read this one but I do like her books! 6mo
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NatalieR
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Still loving Karin Slaughter as I work my way through the Grant County series. ❤️ #ReadingUSA2019 #Georgia

Librarybelle Nice! I have yet to read a book by her, but I should probably change that soon! 6mo
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Caffeinated_Reader
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Book 75 of my year 🎉🎉🎉 can I make it to 80? Lol probably not but let‘s try for funsies 🤓

Caffeinated_Reader Man I can‘t believe how diabolical this story was. Made me so sad and sick and ugh! Great story although I wish the ending was more tied up in a neat little bow lol but yeah. Dang... 7mo
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BarbaraBB
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I am restricting myself to one Slaughter a month. They are pretty addictive despite the repulsive details, and the horrible, almost unimaginable things that happen in this book. You need a strong stomach for these books. But I have and I am enjoying them and I love the twists and the main characters.

Tanisha_A Hi Barbara! Hope you are doing well! I will be in Amsterdam in a few days, and I really wish to see Anne Frank House. What do you suggest, booking the ticket online, or is it just easier to buy right outside? 9mo
BarbaraBB @Tanisha_A Hi Tanisha, you should buy your tickets online, I even think it isn‘t possible any longer to buy them upon arrival. And it‘s always so busy, so make sure you have them. I hope you‘ll have a great time in Amsterdam and if you need to know anything else, I‘m glad to be of help! 😘 9mo
Tanisha_A @BarbaraBB That is super helpful! Will book it online then. Yessss, I may ask you more questions later! 💗 9mo
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Leftcoastzen I‘m about to start reading her , I‘m already “overbooked” 9mo
BarbaraBB @Leftcoastzen Over‘booked‘ 😂😉 9mo
Cathythoughts I must try her again ( I keep saying that ) ... you make a good case 9mo
mrozzz Well said! Yes... makes sense to read them with several other books in between 9mo
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MicheleinPhilly
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This is all your fault @swishandflick

vivastory How many of her books have you read? 11mo
BarbaraBB So you‘re addicted now too?! I just bought Blindsighted, thanks to @swishandflick. I first have to read the Man Booker books unfortunately 😀 11mo
Cathythoughts I still have to give her another go ... I bailed on The Good Daughter... but I think I want to try again. 🤔 11mo
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swishandflick Hahaha, yaaassss! Happy to take the blame 😂 11mo
MicheleinPhilly @vivastory Just the first book in the Grant County series. 11mo
vivastory I think that will be the next one that I read 11mo
mrozzz Hehehe! 👌🏻 11mo
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Velvetsun
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The binge continues.
PS I love my new #ook Terry Pratchett bookmarks. ❤️❤️💚💜💛

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swishandflick
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No surprise here, I continue to be completely obsessed with Karin Slaughter's books! I'm consistently blown away by her seemingly effortless ability to navigate brutal crimes and complex, flawed characters in a way that keeps you engaged and guessing the entire time. Not for the faint of heart, but MAN is it riveting stuff.

Currently torn between wanting to read all of her books now and wanting to pace myself 🤔

Lmstraubie That's such a tough call. I read the whole Maisie Dobbs series pretty much back to back because I couldn't get enough and then was so sad when I was done. 😆 12mo
Soubhiville Great photo! 12mo
laundry_piles I'm reading an ARC of her new book and it's SO good so far! I can never pace myself when I find an author I love. I have to read everything! 12mo
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robinb @Lmstraubie I‘m planning to dive into the Maisie Dobbs series soon. And it sounds like I may get so caught up, I won‘t stop...is that what I‘m hearing?! 😉🤣 12mo
mrozzz Wow! That was quick 😃 Glad you‘re enjoying her so much! 12mo
TrishB Love her books 💕 12mo
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Sha0102
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Jennick2004 Ooh I‘ve read her before! 13mo
Drnkpnkprincess Slaughter is amazing. Hands down favorite author of thriller/mystery/psychopathic head cannons!!!! @Jennick2004 you must read more!! 13mo
Sha0102 @Drnkpnkprincess She is! I plan to read all the Grant County books soon!!! 13mo
Drnkpnkprincess Her Will Trent series is amazing too. And her stand alones!! 🤯😍 13mo
Sha0102 @Drnkpnkprincess oh gosh!! So many books to read!!! 😂 Thanks for your input.😍 13mo
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Sha0102
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Here I go reading Grant County #2!!!

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dsfisher
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Slaughter has delivered another gripping story with depraved individuals. Seriously wonder how people sink so low to hurt children. Will need something light next.

Andrew65 The theme of this one was difficult to read. 1y
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Mrs_Organized_Chaos
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Slaughter does it again with her deep dive into the disturbing subjects no one wants to acknowledge. This is the second in the Grant County series. If you are looking for a good suspense thriller and can get through the gut wrenching subject matter, these are for you.

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MamaGina
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Just finished this second book in the Grant County series on audio and it was excellent. Enjoying my first attempt at audiopuzzling as well (Did I just make up a new word?!?)🤓

Lizpixie Nope, I‘ve been using it for awhile now! I love it so much, it‘s so relaxing(though I do my puzzles on my iPad, don‘t need a table & no chance of lost pieces!)💕 And I highly approve of your book choice, Karin Slaughter is the bomb.💣 (edited) 1y
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Christine11
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I‘ve recently started reading Karin Slaughter‘s series of books and I am a little bit addicted! I finished this one last night and it was up to her usual high standard. As with all her books the violence was brutal and this one was particularly horrible to read at times because of the very dark subject matter but I think she‘s a fantastic writer and I raced through this in two days ! Now onto the next one !

TheDoubleLetterThief An author that keeps coming up for me, but am yet to try. Might have to now! 2y
Christine11 @TheDoubleLetterThief I would definitely recommend giving her a try ! This year is the first I‘ve been reading her books and I love them 😍 just prepare yourself for the brutality! 😊 2y
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Lizpixie
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#EmojiNov #day4 #💋 #Kiss I was going to interpret this prompt as “romance” but everyone else saw it as a kiss, so here‘s my kiss, just so happens to be the kind of kiss made with a sharp knife, but you go with what you got! I swear, I wouldn‘t want a shrink analyzing me by my bookshelves, I‘d have my phones tapped and people following me👀👮🏻👮🏻‍♀️🚔🚨

DeborahSmall 😂😂 me too! 2y
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intothehallofbooks
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After reading 3 Karin Slaughter books (+1 novella), I'm definitely a fangirl. I could NOT put this book down. It's hard to read in some places because it is graphic but it is so thrilling and intense. Nothing is gratuitous, everything has a place in the story.

I love how complex Sara, Jeffrey, and Lena are. I love their complicated relationships. I really care about these three, even outside of their difficult jobs, and I want them to be happy.

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intothehallofbooks
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YESSSSSSS 🙌🏻📖🎧 #fridayreads

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DebinHawaii
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A pick, though hard to listen to due to the subject matter of the crimes & the way that Slaughter writes them. I'm pretty sure I don't want to move to Grant County.😱I liked the narration-Kathleen Early was good w/the characters. Not your series if you can't do graphic/very dark, but if you can, Slaughter does a great job w/her books. Now if I can get my library to get book 3 on audio-what's up w/ just having random books in a series on audio?!☹️

Bookzombie That drives me crazy at my library too. (edited) 2y
Nikki15 Karin Slaughter is a great crime writer. I haven't read her stuff for ages x 2y
WilliamMorrowBooks Glad you enjoyed! Slaughter's books are 👌🙀 2y
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DebinHawaii
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#JuneTunz #CruelSummer Catching up on yesterday's photo challenges. The August heat makes for a very cruel summer in Grant County 🔥but life in Heartsdale, Georgia, seems pretty cruel at least in terms of the crimes that happen here. This is the 2nd book in the series-listening to the audiobook currently-& some very twisted stuff happens in this small Southern town.😱 On a less twisty note, this song totally takes me back to summer in the 80s.👍😀

Arisner I adore this series! Once you finish Grant County, I hope you continue on with the Will Trent series. Loooove it so much! 2y
Cinfhen Great photo collage and love the pic of Bananarama 💜love the overalls (edited) 2y
Natashareadsbooks The photo challenge i made on Insta totally used this song title as today's challenge 😁 haha 2y
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DebinHawaii
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Stopped at the coffeeshop on my way back from a morning meeting for a working brunch of avocado toast with spicy garlic aioli and cold brew coffee with coconut milk, while doing a little audio slide-finalizing for the workshop I'm facilitating tomorrow. Listening to the 2nd book in the Grant County series--I'm slowly working my way through them. 📚👍

Lizpixie They're fantastic aren't they? I met her a few years ago, she's so tiny & funny! 2y
DebinHawaii @Lizpixie Yes--I like her writing very much-there are just so many books!!! 📚📚📚😀 2y
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VictoriaSanders
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Karin Slaughter is on display at the HarperCollins Global Publishing meeting in Miami!!

#thrillers #karinslaughter

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Bookzombie
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I noticed I hit my goal for the year several books ago! That's always exciting, but now it seems like I have hit a slump. Except for an audio, I haven't finished anything since the first few days of October. I just don't feel motivated to pick up anything or read for very long. I know it will pass but it makes me feel off, if you know what I mean. 😕

James Cool, Congrats! Hope your slump ends with a really good book. 3y
DeborahSmall I love Karin Slaughter❤️️📚 hope you enjoy it as much as I did 3y
Eyelit 👍👏🎉 for meeting your goal! Sorry to hear you're in a slump, that's rough. 3y
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Bookzombie @James @Eyelit Thank you! I'm sure it will end soon. 🙂 @DeborahSmall I did! I have already put the next book on hold. 🤓 3y
DeborahSmall They're all amazing 👌🏼📚 3y
Matilda When that happens to me I binge tv shows, read comics, and go for memoir audiobooks that are funny. 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Yep... I'm blaming the election and media overload. Today I went with Litsy, painting, and music for most of the day. I think I'll try a good audiobook and more crafty things tomorrow...and try to avoid the TV a bit. 3y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Oh, and congratulations on passing your goal already! That is wonderful! 3y
Bookzombie @Matilda Yes, I'm have been watching some TV and I'm doing movies tonight. Not forcing myself. :) @Riveted_Reader_Melissa Thank you! I think that is definitely part of it. 3y
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Bookzombie
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Grant County series #2 - This was unputdownable and #3 is already on hold. The story was gripping and sometimes painful to listen to. The crimes committed are heinous and it's hard to say I enjoyed it as the subject matter is not easy. I did, it's just weird to say. I seem to have a love/dislike situation with the regular characters but not in a way that makes me not want to continue with the series. Audio. 4⭐️

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JoeStalksBeck
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Hunting Pokemon while listening to audiobooks 👍🏻😀

QuoteQueen Nice!! 3y
kspenmoll Now there's a thought! 3y
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JoeStalksBeck
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When reviews say " I couldn't stomach this book it was so twisted" then I'm in. Turns out these books are in the mind f$$k zone and it's amazing

[DELETED] 2232195534 I love Karin Slaughter's books. All of them. But they are not for everyone. One of my mystery book group members is still traumatized or so she say. Love Will Trent and if you haven't met him yet- well just wait! 😱 3y
bookishkris I love Will Trent. Oh, hell, I love all of Karin Slaughter's characters. Ugh, her books are SO good. 3y
JoeStalksBeck @kaysreadinglife Pretty Girls was my first and I was addicted ! 3y
JoeStalksBeck @bookishkris agreed! Very detailed and shocking. I like that she puts humor in there too. Oh and referring to the 80's culture is so nostalgic 3y
Novelgossip I love Will Trent! Her books are awesome 3y
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Lizpixie
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Book 2 in the Grant County series. I can't recommend this author enough, the stories are sensational, her writing is enthralling & her shocks just keep getting bigger & better. And she's as fantastic in person as well, very funny, engaging and so tiny! I know, I'm gushing. I'll stop now.Brilliant!😍

Gayan So I had to go order the first two of the series. 3y
Lizpixie @Gayan ❤️💛💚💙💜💗📚 Enjoy my friend. 3y
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