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Faithless | [Karin Slaughter]

Faithless

The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods, then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw dozens of lives into the case.
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Publisher's Summary

"Brilliant plotting, relentless suspense," raved the Washington Post. "A new synonym for terror," crowned the Detroit Free Press. The critics agree: no one writes suspense like Karin Slaughter, whose thrillers featuring medical examiner Sara Linton and her ex-husband, police chief Jeffrey Tolliver, have propelled her to the top of best seller lists the world over. Now Slaughter fuses her unmatched grasp of forensic science and a mastery of complex relationships in a riveting tale of faith, doubt, and murder.

The victim was buried alive in the Georgia woods, then killed in a horrifying fashion. When Sara Linton and Jeffrey Tolliver stumble upon the body, both become consumed with finding out who killed the pretty, impeccably dressed young woman. And for Sara and Jeffrey, a harrowing journey begins, one that will test their own turbulent relationship and draw dozens of lives into the case.

Lena Adams is one of them. A Grant County detective for years, she has her own reasons for being drawn to this case and a fierce drive to see justice done. For these three people, who have each seen the darkest side of human nature, the body of the murdered girl is but the first in a series of shocking and sordid revelations.

Now, as Jeffrey and Sara narrow the field of suspects, they must confront their own doubts and indiscretions, while Lena Adams sees herself reflected in the frightened eyes of a battered woman who may be the key figure in the case. As Faithless builds to a stunning and unforgettable climax, Karin Slaughter masterfully brings together strands of interlocking lives, family secrets, and hidden passions with one astounding truth: the identity of a killer who is more evil and dangerous than anyone could have guessed.

©2006 Karin Slaughter; (P)2006 Books on Tape

What the Critics Say

"A compulsively readable narrative." (Booklist)
"Slaughter's fifth Grant County case offers tough love, suspenseful spadework and life-affirming vigor." (Publishers Weekly)

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    "Not worth the two credits"

    I don't understand why this one was worth two credits. The book was good, but definitely not as good as "Triptych". It was not filled with as many twists as "Triptych", nor did it have the same character interdependency. After reading "Triptych", "Faithless" was a bit of a disappointment.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Toni A Hudson 04-30-07 Member Since 2003
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    "Missing elements"

    This could have been a really good book had there not been a lot of gaps. I think for an unabridged reading the author could have gotten more indepth with the pasts of two of the women characters. I don't want to say which ones but anyone preparing to listen or who has already listened will understand.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Candace Tracy, CA, United States 02-20-08
    Candace Tracy, CA, United States 02-20-08 Member Since 2012

    Daily commuter relying on Audible to keep awake. I need excitement! If something crazy doesn't happen in the first 20 mins I'm done!

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    "Good listen"

    I enjoyed the book. The ending surprised me but all the loose ends were wrapped up. I hate books that have unresolved stuff. I'll listen to more of her novels.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jarrett queen creek, AZ, USA 11-27-06
    Jarrett queen creek, AZ, USA 11-27-06
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    "Excellent"

    I really enjoyed this book. I am originally from Ga. and getting to listen to this narrator made me feel I was right back in the heart of the south. She did a fantastic job with making each character have his or her unique voice.

    The story was entriging as well. It made you really feel as if you were there, present with the characters in the book in the woods digging up a grave, or in the room watching the abusive husband beat his wife.

    She was perfectly detailed, shedding light on topics that aren't often written about but not going over board to the point of bordom.

    I really enjoyed it alot!

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Grace 07-06-08
    Grace 07-06-08
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    "Just plain don't like it!"

    Don't like the plot, don't like the story, don't like how it drags on, don't like how it don't have no action. i only kept on reading for that redemption but the book never got there. terrible story line, too much main characters crying over how she is afraid of whatever ....regret this and regret that. the whole book is a big regret!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    RoxAnne S. 03-28-15
    RoxAnne S. 03-28-15
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    "Brutal!"

    Karin Slaughter brings murder storylines the most realistic feel and edge of your seat excitement of today's writers. She covers some of the more disturbing aspects of the criminal mindset.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Yates East Windsor, NJ, United States 08-14-11
    Yates East Windsor, NJ, United States 08-14-11 Member Since 2015
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    "A very good read!"

    I must admit that I enjoyed triptych more however, it was still a very good read. The narration by Carinda Ross was excellent too! I recommend it to all who enjoy a really well written who done it!

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    Letia Brown 03-21-15
    Letia Brown 03-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great story....Awful narration"
    What did you love best about Faithless?

    I enjoy Karin Slaughter's writing, but I thought the narration of Clarinda Ross was terrible. I don't think I will be able to listen to any other books that she "performs". Her affected accents were horrible. I have enjoyed this series up until this book.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Clarinda Ross?

    Kathleen Early. She did a fantastic job in the first books.


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    Donna Dyersburg, TN, United States 04-08-14
    Donna Dyersburg, TN, United States 04-08-14
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    "Great story with Slaughter's twists"

    Really good book but narrator is not very good. Easy to get past because the story is intriguing. So many twists and just when you think you have it figured out, NOPE, wrong again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Marie hampton, VA, United States 02-09-14
    Marie hampton, VA, United States 02-09-14 Member Since 2010

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    "Get to know Sarah!"

    Great look into the life to Sarah L. Glad I found the beginning to the Will Trent Series.

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