Pieces of Her

Pieces of Her

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The gripping standalone thriller from Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author Karin Slaughter, soon to be a Netflix series
A terrifying act of violence...
It takes a split second for your life to change forever. And for Andrea Oliver that split second is a mass shooting in her local mall.

A woman whose life is built on a lie...
But this shocking act is only the start. Because then, as the bodies fall around them, Andy's mother Laura takes a step forward into the line of fire.

A fight for survival...
Hours later, Laura is in hospital, her face splashed over the newspapers. But the danger has only just begun. Now Andy must embark on a desperate race against time to uncover the secrets of her mother's past before any more blood is shed...


Praise for the Number One bestselling author:
'Passion, intensity, and humanity' Lee Child


'I'd follow her anywhere' Gillian Flynn


'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' Tess Gerritsen


'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' Michael Connelly


'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


'Karin Slaughter has - by far - the best name of all of us mystery novelists' James Patterson


'With heart and skill Karin Slaughter keeps you hooked from the first page until the last' Camilla Lackberg


'It's big, dark, rich, satisfying, and bloody - like a perfectly cooked steak' Stuart MacBride
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 32mm | 360g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • edition
  • 0008150850
  • 9780008150853
  • 106,872

Review quote

'Slaughter has outdone herself with Pieces of Her-a novel that sets the standard for psychological thriller writing. Rarely in fiction have the past and the present collided with such force and in such a distinctive and compelling voice' Jeffery Deaver


'Amongst the world's greatest and finest crime writers' Yrsa Sigurdardottir


'Slaughter judiciously keeps the characterisation of her imperilled protagonists to the fore' Guardian


'Smart, gripping and packed with enthralling characters, this darkly addictive tale will reel you in from the get-go' Heat


'Buckle up for an exhilarating read' Prima


'Slaughter skilfully juggles her twin time frames and delivers a taut, complex and unusually thoughtful thriller' Mail on Sunday Event Magazine


Praise for Karin Slaughter:


'This is a great writer at the peak of her powers. Karin Slaughter is at her nail-biting, heart-stopping, emotionally-draining best' Peter James


'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' James Patterson


'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' Kathryn Stockett, bestselling author of The Help


'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' Camilla Lackberg


'It's big, dark, rich, satisfying, and bloody - like a perfectly cooked steak' Stuart MacBride


'The best yet' Lesley Pearse


'A great read' Daily Mail


'The best suspense novel of the year' Daily Express


'Fierce, savagely well-written' Metro


'I'd follow her anywhere' Gillian Flynn


'One of the boldest thriller writers working today' Tess Gerritsen


'Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivalled' Michael Connelly
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About Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter is the No. 1 internationally-bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the Will Trent and Grant County series and the instant New York Times bestsellers Cop Town, Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter. There are more than thirty-five million copies of her books in print around the world. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Rating details

54,698 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 25% (13,942)
4 42% (22,708)
3 25% (13,649)
2 6% (3,286)
1 2% (1,113)
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