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Karin Slaughter was born in Georgia on January 6, 1971. In 2001, she published her first novel, Blindsighted, which made the Dagger Award shortlist for Best Thriller Debut. She is the author of the Grant County series and the Will Trent series. Her stand-alone novels include Cop Town, Pretty Girls, and Pieces of Her. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Blindsighted 2,914 copies, 101 reviews
Triptych 2,489 copies, 78 reviews
Faithless 2,194 copies, 55 reviews
Kisscut 2,162 copies, 49 reviews
A Faint Cold Fear 2,143 copies, 42 reviews
Fractured 2,093 copies, 67 reviews
Indelible 2,026 copies, 43 reviews
Pretty Girls 2,021 copies, 151 reviews
Beyond Reach 1,810 copies, 53 reviews
Undone 1,745 copies, 82 reviews
Broken 1,660 copies, 97 reviews
The Good Daughter 1,501 copies, 88 reviews
Fallen 1,342 copies, 86 reviews
Pieces of Her 1,085 copies, 64 reviews
The Kept Woman 962 copies, 44 reviews
Criminal: A Novel (Will Trent) 880 copies, 47 reviews
Cop Town 849 copies, 91 reviews
Unseen 731 copies, 36 reviews
The Last Widow 658 copies, 30 reviews
The Silent Wife 505 copies, 23 reviews
Martin Misunderstood 422 copies, 29 reviews
False Witness 364 copies, 17 reviews
Like a Charm: A Novel in Voices (Editor; Contributor) 297 copies, 8 reviews
Snatched 289 copies, 10 reviews
Cleaning the Gold {short story} (Author) 212 copies, 10 reviews
Last Breath 199 copies, 14 reviews
Busted [novella] 178 copies, 10 reviews
Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes 121 copies, 15 reviews
Thorn in My Side [short story] 101 copies, 6 reviews
The Unremarkable Heart 83 copies, 6 reviews
Cold, Cold Heart [short story] 46 copies, 7 reviews
Blindsighted [Abridged] 26 copies, 2 reviews
Blindsighted / Kisscut 26 copies, 1 review
Triptych / Faithless 25 copies, 1 review
Three Twisted Stories 25 copies, 2 reviews
Go Deep 9 copies
Necessary Women 6 copies, 1 review
Kisscut [Abridged] 6 copies, 1 review
Short Story 6 copies
[No title] 1 copy
Temor frio 1 copy
The Library Book (Contributor) 347 copies, 14 reviews
MatchUp (Contributor) 257 copies, 21 reviews
First Thrills (Contributor) 243 copies, 9 reviews
Vengeance (Contributor) 151 copies, 15 reviews
Tart Noir (Contributor) 106 copies, 3 reviews
The Mystery Box (Contributor) 72 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Crime Stories (Contributor) 14 copies, 1 review
First Thrills: Volume 3 (Contributor) 8 copies

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Karin Slaughter (born January 6, 1971) 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. Her first novel, Blindsighted (2001), was published in 27 languages and made the Crime Writers' Association's Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001. She is also the 2015 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger winner for novel Cop Town. Her novel, Pieces of Her, was published in 2018. The novel will be adapted into a television series of the same name and it will be released on Netflix.

Slaughter is a library advocate and founded Save the Libraries, a non-profit organization that campaigns to support US public libraries. The Save the Libraries fund has provided over $300,000 to the DeKalb County Public Library in Atlanta, Georgia.

Characters from Slaughter's two main series, Grant County and Will Trent (Atlanta), were brought together in her novels Undone (2009), titled Genesis internationally, and Broken (2010). In these novels, Will Trent and Sara Linton work cases set in Atlanta and Grant County, respectively.
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