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Undone: A Novel (original 2009; edition 2010)

by Karin Slaughter

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Title:Undone: A Novel
Authors:Karin Slaughter
Info:Dell (2010), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 592 pages
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Undone by Karin Slaughter (2009)

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In this suspense masterpiece, Karin Slaughter weaves together the powerful human stories of three unforgettable characters from her New York Times bestselling novels Faithless and Fractured, who collide here for the first time in an electrifying race against unspeakable human evil.

When a tortured young woman enters the trauma center of an Atlanta hospital, Dr. Sara Linton is thrust into a desperate police investigation with Special Agent Will Trent and his partner, Faith Mitchell. Though guarding their own wounds and their own secrets, Sara, Will, and Faith find that they are all that stand between a madman and his next victim.

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This book grabs you in the beginning and does not let you go until the end. It has an excellent plot and the twists and turns makes it hard to figure out. Karin Slaughter has now mixed the characters from her Grant County series into the Will Trent series and this makes for an interesting story with a cliff-hanger at the end. Can't wait to read the next in the series in order to find out what secrets are waiting to be uncovered. ( )
  EadieB | Jun 1, 2016 |
I found the story engrossing and enjoyed the sparks between Trent and Linton. The violence and cruelty level is high however so parts are definitely not for the squeamish. I deducted a star since was able to quickly determine who the killer was but was interested enough to follow through. It would be nice if the Angie character would just permanently disappear and if something would develop between Sara and Trent. I find her annoying and Trent acts like a love-starved adolescent when she is around. ( )
  Carol420 | May 31, 2016 |
Good detective books but some of the violence is hard to read. I hope all this is based on a sick imagination ( )
  shazjhb | Mar 30, 2016 |
Kathleen Early
  jmail | Mar 21, 2016 |
It was quite good, but as it turns out to be several books along in a series I feel no urge to read the earlier ones... or any others to be honest. ( )
  Superenigmatix | Jan 16, 2016 |
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Baar, Marry vanCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lenting, InekeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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They had been married forty years to the day and Judith still felt like she didn't know everything about her husband. (Prologue)
Sara Linton leaned back in her chair, mumbling a soft "Yes, Mama" into her cell phone. (Chapter One)
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In the trauma center of Atlanta’s busiest hospital, Sara Linton treats the city’s poor, wounded, and unlucky—and finds refuge from the tragedy that rocked her life in rural Grant County. Then, in one instant, Sara is thrust into a frantic police investigation, coming face-to-face with a tall driven detective and his quiet female partner…. In Undone, three unforgettable characters from Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novels Faithless and Fractured collide for the first time, entering an electrifying race against the clock—and a duel with unspeakable human evil.

In the backwoods of suburban Atlanta, where Sara’s patient was found, local police have set up their investigation. But Georgia Bureau of Investigation detective Will Trent doesn’t wait for the go-ahead from his boss—he plunges through police lines, through the brooding woods, and single-handedly exposes a hidden house of horror buried beneath the earth. Then he finds another victim.…

Wresting the case away from the local police chief, Will and his partner, Faith Mitchell—a woman keeping explosive secrets of her own—are called into a related investigation. Another woman—a smart, upscale, independent young mother—has been snatched. For the two cops out on the hunt, for the doctor trying to bring her patient back to life, the truth hits like a hammer: the killer’s torture chamber has been found, but the killer is still at work.
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As Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents Faith Mitchell and Will Trent try to connect two murders to a hit-and-run victim, Atlanta physician Sara Linton becomes more involved in the investigation--an investigation which soon culminates in the hunt for a sadistic serial killer.… (more)

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