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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 grew up in a small south Georgia town and has been writing short stories and novels since she was a child. She is the author of the international bestselling Grant County and Will Trent novels and the novella Martin Misunderstood. She is also the editor of and contributor to Like A Charm, a collaboration of British and American crime fiction writers. She lives in Atlanta.

To find out more visit www.karinslaughter.com

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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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