Cop Town: A Novel

Cop Town: A Novel

Karin Slaughter


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Karin Slaughter, writer of the bestselling Will Trent novels, is greatly acclaimed as “one of the simplest crime novelists in the United States” (The Washington Post). Now she gives you her first stand-alone novel: an epic tale of a urban in the course of seismic upheaval, a serial killer focusing on law enforcement officials, and a divided police strength tasked with bringing a madman to justice.
 
Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal homicide and a livid manhunt rock the city’s police division, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day at the task may also be her final. She’s decided to defy her privileged history through making her personal way—wearing a badge and sporting a gun. yet for a stunning younger girl, lifestyles can be something yet effortless within the macho global of the Atlanta PD, the place even the feminine police officers have little mercy for beginners. It’s additionally the worst day attainable to begin provided that a cherished cop has been gunned down, his brothers in blue are out for blood, and town is at the fringe of war.
 
Kate isn’t the single lady at the strength who’s feeling the warmth. Maggie Lawson her uncle and brother into the ranks to turn out her worthy of their cynical eyes. while she and Kate, her new accomplice, are driven out of the citywide look for a cop killer, their fury, soreness, and delight ultimately succeed in the boiling aspect. With a killer poised to strike back, they are going to pursue their very own line of research, risking every thing as they enterprise into the city’s darkest heart.
 
Relentlessly paced, acutely saw, wickedly humorous, and infrequently heartbreaking, Cop Town is Karin Slaughter’s strongest novel yet—a journey de strength of storytelling from our prime grasp of personality, surroundings, and suspense.

Features a preview of Karin Slaughter’s subsequent novel, Pretty Girls
 
“Karin Slaughter is just the most effective mystery writers operating this present day, and Cop Town shows the writer on the best of her game—relentless pacing, complicated characters, and gritty realism, ready opposed to the backdrop of a urban at the side. Slaughter’s eye for aspect and fact is unequalled. . . . I’d keep on with her anywhere.”—Gillian Flynn
 
Cop city proves Karin Slaughter is one in all America’s most sensible writers. . . . She pulls her readers right into a twisted story of poser and retains them involved from begin to finish.”The Huffington Post

“Stunning . . . Karin Slaughter breaks new flooring with this riveting tale. should you haven’t but learn her, this can be the moment.”—Michael Connelly

“Compulsively readable . . . could have your center racing.”O: The Oprah Magazine
 
“Intense . . . engrossing . . . evocative . . . [Karin Slaughter’s] first stand-alone novel [has] a gritty, action-packed plot and robust, plausible characters.”—Associated Press
 
“Slaughter graphically exposes the rampant racism, homophobia, and misogyny of cop tradition within the Nineteen Seventies. . . . profitable leads, the unfashionable atmosphere, and a riveting plot make this considered one of Slaughter’s best.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Superb . . . explosive . . . [Cop Town] is bound to win over readers new to Slaughter’s paintings whereas reminding previous fanatics of her huge, immense talent.”Library magazine (starred review)
 
“Evocative writing . . . striking characters . . . with edge-of-your-seat suspense and a riveting plot . . . Slaughter’s first stand-alone ebook is a knockout.”RT e-book Reviews

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