Without question, Karin Slaughter remains one of the best crime-thriller novelists working today. Readers raved about her 2017 New York Times bestselling novel, The Good Daughter, which holds a 4.5/5.0 rating on Amazon with more than a thousand product reviews.
Slaughter’s fans have speculated for months as to whether or not her next book will be part of her Will Trent series, or another standalone novel.
Well, we finally know the answer to that question. . .
Slaughter’s next book, scheduled to come out on July 31st, 2018, will indeed be another standalone project. It’s titled Pieces of Her, and promises to be Slaughter’s most “provocative and suspenseful” novel yet. Check out the plot details below!
The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with a new novel in the vein of the New York Times bestsellers Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter—a story even more electrifying, provocative, and suspenseful than anything she’s written before.
What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all . . . ?
Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother Laura. She’s knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Gullaway Island; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. Because we all know our mothers, don’t we?
But all that changes when a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly thirty years she’s been hiding from her previous identity, lying low in the hope that no one will ever find her. But now she’s been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again.
Twenty-four hours later Laura is in the hospital, shot by an intruder who’s spent thirty years trying to track her down and discover what she knows. Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumbs of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them. . . .
Though it won’t hit bookstore shelves for another five months, Pieces of Her is available for pre-order wherever books are sold.