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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Karin Slaughter Narrator: Kathleen Early Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Will Trent Series Release Date:
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It’s the most dangerous case of Will Trent’s career. He knows this from the moment he sets foot in the abandoned Atlanta warehouse where a body lies on the floor—the body of an ex-cop. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim, evidently a woman, was carried away … and has vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city’s biggest and most high-profile athlete—a local hero protected by the world’s most expensive lawyers. A hero married to Will’s ex-wife. A hero whom Will’s superiors at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have spent the last six months investigating for rape.

But for Will—and also for Sara Linton, the GBI’s newest medical examiner—the case is about to get even worse. Because an unexpected discovery at the scene reveals a personal link to Will’s troubled past … and the consequences will wreak havoc on his life and the lives of those he loves, those he works with, and those he pursues.

Relentlessly suspenseful and furiously paced, peopled with characters who leap from the page, The Kept Woman marks Karin Slaughter’s triumphant return to her most popular series.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “One of her most engrossing thrillers yet…Slaughter is one of a kind…She writes a different kind of story and does it as only she can.”

    Huffington Post

  • “Slaughter excels at complications—both for her characters and in the mysteries they’re investigating. This is a page-turner, of course, but it’s also a multilayered exploration of choices and consequences and the lasting effects of damage done.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Compelling…A revealing look at domestic violence in all levels of society, and the continued development of a tight-knit cast of characters. This is prime Slaughter, must-read fare for thriller fans.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “An intense look at the nature of loss and control, and how love can taint both.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Early is especially effective…she keeps the characters real and the tension high, she never misses the nuances packed into this clever, gripping mystery.”


  • “After two intense stand-alones Slaughter brings back the regulars whose personal problems are just as dark, urgent, and potentially violent as those of the criminals they investigate…A matchless series in which, just as in grand opera, nothing ordinary ever happens.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • An Entertainment Weekly Pick
  • An October 2016 Indie Next List Pick 
  • A Pop Sugar Pick of Books to Binge on before The Girl on the Train Movie
  • An Amazon Best Book of the Month for September 2016
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A Publishers Weekly Bestseller
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