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Beyond Reachby Karin Slaughter
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With over 13 million copies of her books sold in twenty-two countries, #1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter delivers “crime fiction at its finest.” Now she returns to Grant county, Georgia where the lightning-fast plot, vivid forensic detail, and heart-stopping suspense will thrust readers into the darkest corners of their own imaginations—and push Slaughter to the top of the national bestseller lists.
Sara Linton—resident medical examiner/pediatrician in Grant County, Georgia,—has plenty of hardship to deal with, including defending herself in a heartbreaking malpractice suit. So when her husband, Police chief Jeffery Tolliver, learns that his friend and coworker detective Lena Adams has been arrested for murder and needs Sara’s help, she is not sure she can handle the pressure of it all. But soon Sara an Jeffery are sitting through evidence, peeling back the layers of a mystery that grows darker by the day—until an intricate web of betrayal and vengeance begins to unravel. And suddenly the lives of Sara, Lena, and Jeffery are hanging by the slenderest of threads.
When the charred body of a woman is found, and Detective Lena Adams is charged with homicide, Grant Country's medical examiner/pediatrician Sara Linton joins forces with her husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, to uncover the truth about a case that is poisoning a small town with hatred. By the author of Triptych. 125,000 first printing.
In a stifling hospital room in a small Georgia town, Detective Lena Adams sits, silent and angry--the only suspect in a horrific murder. Soon, a hundred miles away, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliverwill get the call that his young detective has been arrested. And Jeffrey's wife, pediatrician and medical examiner Sara Linton, has troubles of her own and little patience for Lena or her dramas. Fighting aheartbreaking malpractice suit, Sara cannot guess that within days she herself will be at the center of a bizarre and murderous case.
For Lena has fledback to the place where she grew up hard, careening back through the shadows of her past and into a shocking underground world of bigotry and rage. And now only Jeffrey and Sara can free Lena from the web of lies andbrutality that has trapped her--as this powerhouse of a novel races toward its shattering climax...and a final, unforgettable twist.
About the Author
Karin Slaughter is The New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Triptych, Faithless, A Faint Cold Fear, which was named an International Book-of-the-Month Club selection, Indelible, Kisscut, and Blindsighted; she contributed to and edited Like a Charm. She is a native of Georgia, where she currently lives and is working on her next novel, Sleeping Dogs.
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