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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) — biography from Blindsighted… (more)
Blindsighted 3,218 copies, 112 reviews
Triptych 2,796 copies, 90 reviews
Pretty Girls 2,538 copies, 170 reviews
Fractured 2,363 copies, 74 reviews
Kisscut 2,356 copies, 52 reviews
A Faint Cold Fear 2,348 copies, 46 reviews
Faithless 2,325 copies, 58 reviews
Indelible 2,208 copies, 47 reviews
The Good Daughter 2,003 copies, 99 reviews
Beyond Reach 1,988 copies, 56 reviews
Undone 1,980 copies, 92 reviews
Broken 1,891 copies, 104 reviews
Pieces of Her 1,680 copies, 75 reviews
Fallen 1,540 copies, 93 reviews
The Kept Woman 1,199 copies, 48 reviews
Criminal 1,022 copies, 52 reviews
Cop Town 991 copies, 93 reviews
The Last Widow 960 copies, 36 reviews
Unseen 877 copies, 42 reviews
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False Witness 755 copies, 26 reviews
Girl, Forgotten 648 copies, 22 reviews
Martin Misunderstood 456 copies, 29 reviews
Snatched 329 copies, 13 reviews
Cleaning the Gold 310 copies, 16 reviews
Like a Charm: A Novel in Voices (Editor; Contributor) 308 copies, 8 reviews
Last Breath 266 copies, 14 reviews
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After That Night 154 copies, 11 reviews
Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes 151 copies, 17 reviews
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Cold, Cold Heart [short story] 54 copies, 7 reviews
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Blindsighted [Abridged] 25 copies, 2 reviews
Go Deep 9 copies
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The Library Book (Contributor) 378 copies, 15 reviews
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Vengeance (Contributor) 156 copies, 16 reviews
Tart Noir (Contributor) 108 copies, 3 reviews
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The Penguin Book of Crime Stories (Contributor) 16 copies, 1 review
First Thrills: Volume 3 (Contributor) 9 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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