INTERVIEW WITH KARIN SLAUGHTER

  PIECES OF HER by Karin Slaughter is a spell binding psychological thriller.  The suspense keeps ratcheting up as she throws curve ball after curve ball to the readers.  At the heart of the story is the mother-daughter relationship and the hidden secrets. How well does someone know their parents? Andrea (Andy) Cooper thought she knew her mild mannered mother.  But that changes after a spree shooting in a mall restaurant where Andy and Laura are celebrating her 31st birthday. Laura shows a completely different side, a courageous woman willing to stand up to this killer to save her daughter. She dispassionately confronts the killer,...

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.