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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFeatures a new introduction on the origins of the Will Trent novels and Broken's place in the seriesKarin Slaughter's internationally bestselling novels are as notable for their vivid portraits of lives shadowed by loss and heartbreak as they are for their dramatic criminal investigations. Her latest offering features the return of her most compelling characters and introduces memorable new ones in a tale of corruption, murder, and confrontation that will leave more than one life . . . When Special Agent Will Trent arrives in Grant County, he finds a police department determined to protect its own and far too many unanswered questions about a prisoner's death. He doesn't understand why Officer Lena Adams is hiding secrets from him. He doesn't understand her role in the death of Grant County's popular police chief. He doesn't understand why that man's widow, Dr. Sara Linton, needs him now more than ever to help her crack this case.While the police force investigates the murder of a young woman pulled from a frigid lake, Trent investigates the police force, putting pressure on Adams just when she's already about to crack. Caught between two complicated and determined women, trying to understand Linton's passionate distrust of Adams, the facts surrounding Chief Tolliver's death, and the complexities of this insular town, Trent will unleash a case filled with explosive secrets—and encounter a thin blue line that could be murderous if crossed.Spellbinding and keenly paced, Broken is Karin Slaughter at her best. Here is an unforgettable story of raw emotions, dangerous assumptions, the deadly and layered game of betrayal, and a man's determination to expose the most painful of human truths—no matter how deeply they're hidden . . . or how devastating.
Publisher: 2010
ISBN: 9780440339595
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jul 29, 2018

Another great Karin slaughter b9ok. Vant get enough of her books

Apr 05, 2016

It was good to get back to Grant County, this time seeing it through Will Trent's eyes. Lena remains a character you love to hate, but at the same time you can't help hoping things will turn out good for her. I can't help but wonder if this is the last we'll see if Grant County. So much bad has happened there; maybe that community deserves a break.

Oct 19, 2014

worth trying another

Sep 03, 2013

*** stars. Ms. Slaughter combines two of her series in this mystery - it is number 4 in the Will Trent series and number 7 in the Grant county. When the body of a young woman is discovered beneath the icy waters of Lake Grant, a note left under a rock by the shore points to suicide. But within minutes, it becomes clear that this is murder, not suicide. Former Grant County medical examiner Sara Linton - home for Thanksgiving after a long absence - finds herself unwittingly drawn into the case. The chief suspect is desperate to see her but when she arrives at the local police station she is met with a horrifying sight - he lies dead in his cell, the words 'Not me' scrawled across the walls. Yet he has signed a confession. Deeply suspicious of Lena Adams, the detective in charge, Sara immediately calls in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Shortly afterwards, Special Agent Will Trent is brought in to investigate. But he is immediately confronted with a wall of silence on the part of the police department. Grant County is a close-knit community with loyalties and ties that run deep. The only person who can tell the truth about what really happened is dead. Then murder strikes again. What can two young college sweethearts have been involved in that resulted in their deaths? Recommend

Apr 14, 2013

My first time reading
Karin Slaughter, couldn't put it down,
now on to the next one.
Very enjoyable

Feb 25, 2013

Another great novel by Karin. I can't get enough!!

Dec 30, 2010

Pretty good book. Liked most of it except the twist at the end, not quite believable after the set-up in the book

kodibyrd Jul 07, 2010

Suspense and conflict between various law enforcement agencies. Stars several characters from earlier novel. including Sara Linton, Will Trent and Lena Adams.
Karin Slaughter is a hard book to put down once you get started.
This is her latest in a long list of bestsellers. I rate 4 1/2 stars.

Jul 05, 2010

I think this is my favourite Karin Slaughter book so far. Reading her previous books in this series would be helpful and probably recommended in order to understand some of the character dynamics.


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