Fractured: A Novel (Will Trent)

  • Publish Date: 2016-01-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Karin Slaughter
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Breathless tension! raved the San Francisco Chronicle. One of [the years] most remarkable achievements, crowed the Philadelphia Inquirer. Karin Slaughter dazzled readers and critics alike with Triptych, her New York Times bestselling suspense novel set in metropolitan Atlanta. Now the #1 internationally bestselling author returns to the damaged landscape she knows so well in a bold new novelat once a powder keg of suspense, a gritty portrait of a cops life, and a searing exploration of a shocking crime and its aftermath

With its gracious homes and tree-lined streets, Ansley Park is one of Atlantas most desirable neighborhoods. But in one gleaming mansion, in a teenagers lavish bedroom, a girl has been savagely murdered. And in the hallway, her horrified mother stands amid shattered glass, having killed her daughters attacker with her bare hands.

Detective Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is here only to do a political favor; the murder site belongs to the Atlanta police. But Trent soon sees something that the cops are missing, something in the trail of blood, in a matrix of forensic evidence, and in the eyes of the shell-shocked mother. Within minutes, Trent is taking over the caseand adding another one to it. He is sure that another teenage girl is missing, and that a killer is on the loose.

Armed with only fleeting clues, teamed with a female cop who has her own personal reasons for hating him, Trent has enemies all around himand a gnawing feeling that this case, which started in the best of homes, is cutting quick and deep through the ruins of perfect lives broken wide-open: where human demons emerge with a vengeance.

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