Karin Slaughter



The Will Trent Series, Book 1


Discover the first novel in the gripping Will Trent series, from the Sunday Times bestselling crime and thriller author.

'A great writer at the peak of her powers' PETER JAMES
'Raw, powerful and utterly gripping' KATHRYN STOCKETT

Now a major TV Series on Disney+


When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene, he finds himself faced with one of the most brutal murders of his career.

As a one-off killing it is shocking, but it soon becomes clear Aleesha Monroe is just the latest victim in a series of similar attacks.

Twenty-four hours later, the violence Michael sees every day explodes in his own back yard.

And it seems the mystery surrounding Monroe's death is inextricably entangled with a past that refuses to stay buried...


Crime and thriller masters know there's nothing better than a little Slaughter:

'One of the boldest thriller writers working today!' TESS GERRITSEN
'Passion, intensity, and humanity' LEE CHILD
'I'd follow her anywhere' GILLIAN FLYNN
'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' MICHAEL CONNELLY
'A writer of extraordinary talents!!' KATHY REICHS
'Fiction does not get any better than this' JEFFERY DEAVER
'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the very last' CAMILLA LACKBERG
'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' YRSA SIGURÐARDÓTTIR

Karin Slaughter, Sunday Times bestseller, July 2023

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