This is the compelling stand alone novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Criminal. Atlanta, 1974. As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock the city, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day on the police force will also be her last. For life is anything but easy in the male-dominated world of the Atlanta Police Department, where even the other female cops have little mercy for the new girl. Kate isn't the only woman on the force who is finding things tough. Maggie Lawson followed her uncle and brother into the ranks to prove her worth in their cynical eyes. When Maggie and Kate become partners, and are sidelined in the search for the city's cop killer, their fury, pain, and pride finally reach boiling point. With the killer poised to strike again, will Kate and Maggie have the courage to pursue their own line of investigation? And are they prepared to risk everything as they venture into the city's darkest heart?
The compelling stand alone novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Criminal.
"Much more than a thriller ... Karin Slaughter's unforgettable female characters, and stunning evocation of time and place, make Cop Town one of the most powerful and moving reads of recent memory ... A masterpiece." -- Kathryn Stockett, author of THE HELP
International bestseller Karin Slaughter grew up in a small south Georgia town and has been writing since she was a child. She is the author of thirteen books that have sold over 30 million copies worldwide in 32 languages. A passionate advocate of reading and the invaluable part public libraries play in local communities, Karin spearheaded the Save The Libraries project (www.savethelibraries.com). She lives in Atlanta. To find out more about Karin Slaughter visit her website at www.karinslaughter.com and on Facebook.