The stunning new novel from the international #1 bestselling author — a searing, spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense.
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Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind…
Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father – Pikeville's notorious defense attorney – devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night.
Twenty-eight years later, and Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself – the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again – and a shocking tragedy leaves the whole town traumatized – Charlie is plunged into a nightmare. Not only is she the first witness on the scene, but it's a case that unleashes the terrible memories she's spent so long trying to suppress. Because the shocking truth about the crime which destroyed her family nearly thirty years ago won't stay buried forever…
Packed with twists and turns, brimming with emotion and heart, The Good Daughter is fiction at its most thrilling.
"Karin Slaughter has — by far – the best name of all of us mystery novelists. More to the point, THE GOOD DAUGHTER is Karin Slaughter’s most ambitious, most emotional, and best novel. So far, anyway."
"Simply the best book you'll read all year. Raw, powerful and utterly gripping — yet written with a tenderness and empathy that will break your heart."
"This is a great writer at the peak of her powers. Karin Slaughter is at her nail biting, heart stopping, emotionally draining best."
"The darkness of the past is very present in this utterly chilling thriller. With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last."
—#1 Worldwide Bestselling Thriller Writer, Camilla Lackberg
"It’s not hyperbolic to declare that Slaughter is a master of her craft."
—Booklist starred review
"If you like twists and turns, delve into this tale of cold cases and spellbinding suspense."
" Slaughter keeps the twists coming. …"