Blindsighted: A Novel (Dr. Sara Linton) [Karin Slaughter] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted. Billed as “Thomas Harris Meets Patricia Cornwell” and heralded by much advance hoopla in industry magazines, this long-anticipated launching of a scheduled. Karin Slaughter is an American crime writer, whose first novel Blindsighted ( ) became an international success, was published in almost 30 languages, and.

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Blindsighted (Grant County, #1) by Karin Slaughter

That said, it is an excellent and well crafted first novel. Even though it is supposed to be a mystery until the end, and while I didn’t know why it all happened until the end, I felt like the way it was written the “who” was pretty obvious early on.

Especially as my own support group, my Slaughtertime buddies who were along the ride for this one with me and will be forced to endure my updates all the way through both series’warn me book two is slaughteer intense.

Slaughter has quickly become one of bkindsighted favorite mystery writers. Perhaps I’m being harsh, but in this day and age, practically anyone with a tv has learned at least some basic criminology from one “procedural” show or other. Although this book was written fifteen years ago, it stands up well to the test of time and blew me away, even knowing all I know now. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions.

Obviously the central case was graphic, both violently and sexually, so it won’t be for everyone, but I was so pleased that it remained a concrete 5 stars for me without all the flashy twists blowing my mind from the first go around.


Triptych is a Karin Slaughter novel with three interconnected narrators, set against the urban backdrop of Atlanta.

It’s not long before another victim surfaces, slaughtre Sara works along with her ex-husband who also happens to be the Chief of Police to try to track down this sick killer. But he’s got more than a sadistic serial killer on his hands, for the county’s sole female detective, Lena Adams—the first victim’s sister—want to serve her own justice.

The suspense part of the book was very well written and had the slaugter flying by. From whence does the title come? But it is Sara who holds the key to finding the killer. What was the point? What kind of books do you like to read?

Blindsighted Grant County, 1 4. There are some ritualistic elements in the violence amongst multiple murders.

Karin Slaughter

So, if you have started the Will Trent series without reading this series first, I still recommend picking these up. Both the story and the narration were nominated for an Audie Award blindeighted What more could you want? Hints of Heloise by Laura Lippman. Billed as “Thomas Harris Meets Patricia Cornwell” and heralded by much advance hoopla in industry magazines, this long-anticipated launching of a scheduled blindsigghted series featuring blinxsighted attractive Georgia university town pediatrician-coroner marks the debut of a promising bblindsighted author, but ultimately disappoints, partly due to overly-exorbitant pre-publishing claims.

She steps into the bathroom to wash her hands and finds herself in the middle of a crime scene. That’s the feeling that I got with most of the book – like you’d gotten dropped into town on Main Street, by sheer happenstance on the day there slaughtsr a gory, nasty murder in the diner.


A secret from her past could unmask the brilliantly malevolent psychopath. Turn off my internal editor–As a writer I have an internal editor who screens everything I read and tries to improve it.

These holes are why I downgraded what would have been a solid three-star rating to two stars instead. But it’s only when town pediatrician and coroner Sara Linton does the autopsy that the full extent of the killer’s twisted work becomes clear. Each story features a charm bracelet that brings bad luck to its owner.

There was a storyline from the beginning that just seemed to get dropped and never blindsighred up again. It’s blkndsighted, town, and workplace dynamics. Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. At the time I only gave it 3 stars, because those horrific images things I have never heard of in any horror movie or book kqrin, I’ll admit I don’t read that much of the genreso that’s why I gave it those measly amount of stars, but having devoured this in a few hours, I know I was gobsmacke I decided to read the Grant County series by Karin Slaughter, having read Blindsighted a while ago, I thought I should give it a reread.

It hasn’t been anything serious. A scary, sure-fire winner.