By Karin Slaughter
Karin Slaughter, writer of the New York Times bestselling Will Trent novels, is largely acclaimed as "one of the easiest crime novelists in America" (The Washington Post). Now she can provide her first stand-alone novel: an epic tale of a urban in the course of seismic upheaval, a vicious homicide, and a divided police strength tasked with bringing a killer to justice.
Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal killing and a livid manhunt rock the city's police division, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day at the task can also be her final. She's made up our minds to defy her privileged heritage through making her personal way--wearing a badge and wearing a gun. yet for a stunning younger girl, existence might be something yet effortless within the macho global of the Atlanta PD, the place even the feminine police officers have little mercy for newbies. It's additionally the worst day attainable to begin on condition that a cherished cop has been gunned down, his brothers in blue are out for blood, and the town is at the fringe of war.
ate isn’t the one lady at the strength who’s feeling the warmth. Maggie Lawson her uncle and brother into the ranks to turn out her worthy of their cynical eyes. whilst she and Kate, her new companion, are driven out of the citywide look for a cop killer, their fury, ache, and satisfaction ultimately succeed in the boiling aspect. With a killer poised to strike back, they're going to pursue their very own line of research, risking every thing as they enterprise into the city’s darkest heart.
Relentlessly paced, acutely saw, wickedly humorous, and sometimes heartbreaking, Cop city is Karin Slaughter’s strongest novel yet—a journey de strength of storytelling from our ideal grasp of personality, surroundings, and suspense.
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The room was shrouded in semi-darkness but it was clear that nobody was there. He went over to Tyler’s bedroom and discovered the same. The basement was his last shot. Annoyed and put off now by this whole farce, Tom went back downstairs and headed for the basement door located near the entrance to the kitchen. When he opened it, all he saw was absolute darkness. He went to one of the kitchen counter drawers and found a mini Mag-Lite, switched it on and trained the beam on the stairs as he made his descent.
Would you like something to eat? ” “That would be great. You don’t have any canned soup do you? I could heat some up,” she offered. ” Tom went over to look for the soup as Erin stood behind him. ” she exclaimed. “Sounds good to me,” Tom said and handed her a can. “The pans are hanging over there. ” As he headed for the bathroom, Tom lit candles along the way. He took a bottle of ibuprofen out of the medicine cabinet, stopped in the living room long enough to light the fireplace, then returned to the kitchen.
Tom learned from Frank, who was a trial lawyer, that the young woman had in fact been abducted and raped but had no clear memory of what her assailant looked like. The police were looking for anyone who may have possibly seen the woman’s attacker or his vehicle on the night of the crime. This had really thrown Tom for a loop. And as guilty as he felt about not coming forth with any info for the police, he was still too paranoid to even consider getting involved in the investigation. Once it became public knowledge that the police still had no leads in the case, Tracy started calling Tom on a daily basis to update him on her pregnancy and beg him to go with her to the police station to report what they had witnessed.