The Silent Wife

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HarperCollins Publishers Australia, Jun 2, 2021 - 496 pages

The no.1 bestselling thriller featuring Will Trent and Sara Linton, from one of the world's best loved crime writers



'Simply one of the best thriller writers working today' Gillian Flynn

He watches.

A woman runs alone in the woods. She convinces herself she has no reason to be afraid, but she's wrong. A predator is stalking the women of Grant County. He lingers in the shadows, until the time is just right to snatch his victim.

He waits.

A decade later, the case has been closed. The killer is behind bars. But then another young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead, and the MO is identical.

He takes.

Although the original trail has gone cold - memories have faded, witnesses have disappeared - agent Will Trent and forensic pathologist Sara Linton must re-open the cold case. But the clock is ticking, and the killer is determined to find his perfect silent wife ...

Praise for Karin Slaughter:

'Crime fiction at its finest' Michael Connelly

'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' Jeffrey Deaver

'A writer of extraordinary talents' Kathy Reichs

'Karin Slaughter has - by far - the best name of all of us mystery novelists' James Patterson

'A masterful storyteller who doesn't mind treading down the darker paths of crime writing' Good Reading

'In a class of her own' West Australian

'It's not hyperbolic to declare that Slaughter is a master of her craft' Booklist starred review

'She really does make your hair stand on end' Kirkus starred review

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User Review  - Dannadee - LibraryThing

Thank you HarperCollins for my copy of this enjoyable read! I didn't realize this was #10 in the Will Trent series. Do need to read all the previous ones before this - maybe. Would you get more out of ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Slaughter’s 10th thriller featuring Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Will Trent begins with a killing at the state penitentiary. In the course of the investigation by Will and his partner Faith ... Read full review

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About the author (2021)

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.

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