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The latest novel in the Will Trent series from number one best-selling author Karin Slaughter.

A body is discovered in an empty Atlanta warehouse. It's the body of an ex-cop, and from the moment Special Agent Will Trent walks in he knows this could be the most devastating case of his career. Bloody footprints leading away from the scene reveal that another victim - a woman - has left the scene and vanished into thin air. And, worst of all, the warehouse belongs to the city's biggest, most politically connected, most high-profile athlete - a local hero protected by the world's most expensive lawyers. A local hero Will has spent the last six months investigating on a brutal rape charge.

But for Will - and for Dr. Sara Linton, the GBI's newest medical examiner - the case is about to get even worse. Because an unexpected discovery at the scene reveals a personal link to Will's troubled past.

The consequences will wreak havoc on his life and the lives of those he loves, those he works with, and those he pursues. But Sara's scene-of-the-crime diagnosis is that they have only a few hours to find the missing woman before she bleeds out....

©2016 Karin Slaughter (P)2016 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Christine
  • 07-17-16

What's happening

Is there anything you would change about this book?

What is happening to Will Trent and all the other characters in this book? If I had this group of ill fitting detective's in my squad I wouldn't bother trying to solve crimes, I would just sign everyone in to the local mental facility for a check up. Whinny, moaning, complaining, are they trying to solve a murder or wallow in their despair, this is suppose to be a work of fiction, not real life.

Would you ever listen to anything by Karin Slaughter again?

Yes but not this character nor narrator

What didn’t you like about Jennifer Woodward’s performance?

As for the narrator, she reads well but her voices especially the male again come over weak, reflecting the rest of the book.

Did The Kept Woman inspire you to do anything?

Yes return the book

19 of 19 people found this review helpful

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  • Mr
  • 08-27-16

Decent

To fluffy in places with inter relationship stuff going on and on and on and so much introspection.

However, the story line is sound and the perform and ok. Except for the German accent which is more Arnold Schwarzenegger then rich lawyer.

11 of 11 people found this review helpful

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  • A. J. Mcsparron-edwards Consultrix
  • 12-16-16

Too much

There was just too much of the relationship between Will and Angie. It went on and on and on. I got bored with that part of the book. Shame. Not sure I will listen to another in case the author repeats the same mistake.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Maggie56
  • 09-17-16

Brilliant

I have read many of the Will Trent books, but the audible format really brought this story to life and I understood the relationships between the characters as I never had in print. Fantastic

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • caroline
  • 09-08-16

Fab

I love all Karen Slaughters full length books. Brilliantly read, Can't wait for the next one 🤗🤗🤗

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Tamlyn
  • 08-21-16

I'm hooked!

Thoroughly gripping and intense from beginning to end but definitely not for the faint -hearted.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Kita
  • 11-12-16

Good read

If you could sum up The Kept Woman in three words, what would they be?

Storytelling from different perspectives keeps the book engaging.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The relationship between Will, Sara and the person from Will's past

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • M. T. Bennett
  • 07-24-16

Brilliant

Lived up to expectations! couldnt put it down. Already looking forward to the next one.

9 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Ann
  • 08-31-16

Great story!

What made the experience of listening to The Kept Woman the most enjoyable?

Very good narration.

What did you like best about this story?

Have read all the books in this series and love the characters especially Will! This book really kept the reader guessing right to the end and had lots of twists and turns along the way.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Any scene with Will and Sarah. They make a great couple. Love how vulnerable Will is and how Sarah has helped him overcome his demons.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Was very impatient to finish.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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  • Lynda P
  • 08-23-16

Another great book from Karen Slaughter

I find her characters very believable and her story lines so good. Looking forward to her next book already!

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Zoe
  • 07-12-17

So bad

I would rate this lower if I could. The narration and story were terrible. Don't bother!

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  • Jacqueline
  • 05-16-17

Great book, narrative was bad

Narrator made them all sound stupid, the story was very good I always enjoy reading her books

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  • sue
  • 02-01-17

The narrator spoils this story

The narrator's character voices were poorly delivered and not true to the characters. I have read a number of books in this series and enjoyed them all. I had to force myself to continue listening to the end. The narration turned it into a comedy. Disappointing. I won't be buying another with the same narrator.


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  • Kate
  • 01-16-17

Amazing, couldn't stop listening

This is the first book
From this author I have read/listened to. I loved it!! Great twist and turns that weren't predictable. I binged listened to it in 3 days as it was so good. Favorite book of 2016/17.

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  • Tara
  • 09-06-16

loved it!! and still more to come 🙌🙌

loved it!! so clever so well written and narrated.... can't wait for more
looking forward to the next instalment!

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  • Merrilee
  • 08-07-16

Another stellar story

One you just can't put down. Don't normally write reviews but always read them so decided it was time. Love the continuing development of the characters. Liked the anti hero Will's x-wife.

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