Interview with Karin Slaughter

THE GOOD DAUGHTER by Karin Slaughter bares no bones. This emotional crime mystery delves into family, grief, regret, and guilt. Known for not sugar coating the violence, Slaughter writes a dark and graphic story, but this only adds to the intensity. Twenty-eight years ago two sisters, Charlie and Sam, were at home with their mother, Gamma when two masked men entered the house. They shot Gamma dead, pushed out Sam’s eyelids, shot her in the head, and buried her alive, while Charlie ran for her life and endured her own horrific attack. Fast forward to today where Charlie runs towards the violence and becomes a witness of a school shooting....

This Date In Crime: Karin Slaughter’s BLINDSIGHTED Sep03

This Date In Crime: Karin Slaughter’s BLINDS...

On this date, in 2001, Karin Slaughter went from a promising name to a bonafide force to be reckoned  with in the crime genre. Karin, prior to releasing Blindsighted, was the next big thing, in addition to signing a major deal stateside, but also secured distribution rights in a number of European countries. Fortunately, her novel was no mere flash in the pan and wowed readers around the world. A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. But it’s only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer’s twisted...

Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Awards Sep29

Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Award...

The Crime Writers Association have announced the winners for the three of the Major categories for the Dagger awards. CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger: LIFE OR DEATH by Michael Robotham (Sphere) Others on the Shortlist THE SHUT EYE by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press) THE RULES OF WOLFE by James Carlos Blake (No Exit Press) THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith (Sphere) MISSING by Sam Hawken (Serpent’s Tail) MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton) PLEASANTVILLE by Attica Locke (Serpent’s Tail) CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger: COP TOWN by Karin Slaughter (Century) Others on the shortlist THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday) THE...

Brown, Child, Deaver Ignatius and Slaughter appear on Face The Nation Jul07

Brown, Child, Deaver Ignatius and Slaughter appear...

On Sunday, crime authors Sandra Brown, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, David Ignatius and Karin Slaughter stopped by FACE THE NATION to talk about their latest works as well as suggested summer reads.

Karin Slaughter: Dates for COP TOWN tour

COP TOWN, the latest by international bestselling author Karin Slaughter, lands in stores Tuesday. Take a look below to see if she will be appearing near you. Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock the city’s police department, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day on the job will also be her last. She’s determined to defy her privileged background by making her own way—wearing a badge and carrying a gun. But for a beautiful young woman, life will be anything but easy in the macho world of the Atlanta PD, where even the female cops have little mercy for rookies. It’s also the worst day possible to start given that a...