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  • Published: 28 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780099599432
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $22.99

Pretty Girls

A captivating thriller that will keep you hooked to the last page




The compelling new standalone novel from the SundayTimes No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Cop Town.

'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' TESS GERRITSEN'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' MICHAEL CONNELLY_________________________________________AS RECOMMENDED ON HIT CRIME PODCAST MY FAVOURITE MURDERA heart-racing thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors.

More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenage sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss-a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed.

The disappearance of a teenage girl and the murder of a middle-aged man, almost a quarter of a century apart: what could connect them? Forming a wary truce, the surviving sisters look to the past to find the truth, unearthing the secrets that destroyed their family all those years ago . . . and uncovering the possibility of redemption, and revenge, where they least expect it.

Powerful, poignant, and utterly gripping, packed with indelible characters and unforgettable twists, Pretty Girls is a masterful novel from one of the finest writers working today._________________________________________Crime and thriller masters know there's nothing better than a little Slaughter:'I'd follow her anywhere' GILLIAN FLYNN'Passion, intensity, and humanity' LEE CHILD'A writer of extraordinary talents' KATHY REICHS'Fiction doesn't get any better than this' JEFFERY DEAVER'A great writer at the peak of her powers' PETER JAMES'Raw, powerful and utterly gripping' KATHRYN STOCKETT'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' CAMILLA LACKBERG'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' YRSA SIGURÐARDÓTTIR

  • Published: 28 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780099599432
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 544
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter is one of the world’s most popular and acclaimed storytellers. Published in 120 countries with more than 35 million copies sold across the globe, her nineteen novels include the Grant County and Will Trent books, as well as the Edgar-nominated Cop Town and the instant NewYork Times bestselling novels Pretty Girls, The Good Daughter, and Pieces of Her. This summer, Slaughter returns with her latest Will Trent instalment, The Last Widow. Slaughter is thefounder of the Save the Libraries project-a nonprofit organisation established to support libraries and library programming.

A native of Georgia, Karin Slaughter lives in Atlanta. Her standalone novels Pieces of Her, The Good Daughter and Cop Town are in development for film and television.

For more information visit KarinSlaughter.comAuthorKarinSlaughter@SlaughterKarin

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Praise for Pretty Girls

A stunning family tragedy and a hold-your-breath pedal-to-the-metal thriller magically blended by Karin Slaughter’s trademark passion, intensity, and humanity. Certain to be a book of the year.

Lee Child

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