Blindsighted: The First Grant County Thriller (Grant County Thrillers) [Karin Slaughter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gillian Flynn says. Gillian Flynn says, “Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today.”A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college prof. I received this book for free from the library in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my.

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The co-ed is found raped, heavily drugged with belladonna and stretched out nude as if crucified on the hood of Sara’s car in the hospital parking lot. The writing was very good, the characters were interesting and the plot was good.

The plastic bowed under the kwrin weight. I did the opposite and read her books first and when I was looking for something similar I found Karin Slaughter. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

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Marla Simms is the receptionist at the station house. More conflict rises because her sister Lena is one of Sheriff Tolliver’s Detectives. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. Rape is bad enough, but what the kidnapper did made it so much worse. View all 9 comments. Her descriptive writing really is quite special as she really has a knack of describing images that remain with you long after you finish the last page.

The forensics, the police work, etc are all exceptionally well done, and her characters are fantastic. If Sara ever makes it to court, it wouldn’t be pretty. Chivers Audio Books Availability: A violent serial killer Three men will come to regret their actions. Karin Slaughter’s first Sara Linton novel And the publishers announce: Life’s complicated when your Ex is the Sheriff and you’re not only the town’s pediatrician, but also the County Coroner. There was an interesting storyline with red herrings, misdirection and slight of hand.


Jeffery, the ex-husband of Sara and the town’s chief of police and Lena, a deputy on the force and sister of the first victim. It definitely felt like a first effort. To get me involved in their history and continued story.

A native of Georgia, Karin Slaughter lives in Atlanta. Things turn nasty when Sara has lunch with her sister Tessa down at Pete’s Diner. 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.

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.

Blijdsighted said all that, of course I already have the second book in the series. What he’s dealing with is soaughter sadistic rapist turned killer who is terrorizing rural Grant County. It’s well written, keeps you guessing and keeps to a fast pace with a chilling build up to the end in this powerful story.

Book Review: Karin Slaughter’s Blindsighted – KD Did It Edits

Maybe as I grow older I appreciate the fine details, the exquisite style of writing, and the author’s talented way of drawing me completely into the story, but I found myself just as gripped by the plot without any of the tension or pressure to fly through and “move on to the next one”.

Starting with Blindsighted 1 on 17th December You have to look at a cop as being like a doctor or a tailor. Published October 1st by Harper first published Jun 03, Brenda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Readers who are moderately kaarin to sexual violence should avoid this book.


She is an in I first read this book soon bpindsighted it came out – and thoroughly enjoyed it. Overall, a worthwhile read but not one that I will list amongst my favorites. Simply amazing, that this was Karin Slaughters’ debut 16 years ago!!! Excerpted from Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter All rights reserved by alaughter original copyright owners.

Summaries and Excerpts: Blindsighted / Karin Slaughter.

This was nominated the Barry Award for Best First Novel and it was certainly good enough to have won it. From whence does the title come? Language – 3 There is moderate use of mild obscenities and low usage of the f-word. By the end, I was interested to see if my theories were correct but I did not care about the characters. Jan 02, Wendy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Martin Misunderstood is an original audio novella narrated by Wayne Knight.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There’s a tight knit feel in these first 6 books that I have yet to find anywhere else, which is one of many reasons why this series will be one of my all time favorites. What they’re dealing with is a seasoned sexual predator.


Music choices, mention of having something on tape, etc. Darryl Harpo has been a patient. Although, there was nothing real surprising with the reveal it is the storyline and the way that the author delivers this story is what grabbed my attention and made this book such a good read for me. During the autopsy, she discovers just how demented her killer really is. The book is not without its flaws but they’re not significant enough to detract from your overall enjoyment.

The herrings herein are very, very, red.