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The kept woman: a novel

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Will Trent volume 8
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The Skimm Reads calls it "a thriller that's part True Detective, part The Girl On the Train. All parts gripping."

Husbands and wives. Mothers and daughters. The past and the future.

Secrets bind them. And secrets can destroy them.

The author of Pretty Girls returns with an electrifying, emotionally complex thriller that plunges its fascinating protagonist into the darkest depths of a mystery that just might destroy him.

With the discovery of a murder at an abandoned construction site, Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is brought in on a case that becomes much more dangerous when the dead man is identified as an ex-cop.

Studying the body, Sara Linton--the GBI's newest medical examiner and Will's lover--realizes that the extensive blood loss didn't belong to the corpse. Sure enough, bloody footprints leading away from the scene indicate there is another victim--a woman--who has vanished . . . and who will die soon if she isn't found.

Will is already compromised, because the site belongs to the city's most popular citizen: a wealthy, powerful, and politically connected athlete protected by the world's most expensive lawyers--a man who's already gotten away with rape, despite Will's exhaustive efforts to put him away.

But the worst is yet to come. Evidence soon links Will's troubled past to the case . . . and the consequences will tear through his life with the force of a tornado, wreaking havoc for Will and everyone around him, including his colleagues, family, friends--and even the suspects he pursues.

Relentlessly suspenseful and furiously paced, peopled with conflicted, fallible characters who leap from the page, The Kept Woman is a seamless blend of twisty police procedural and ingenious psychological thriller -- a searing, unforgettable novel of love, loss, and redemption.

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subject_facetAtlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Electronic books
Georgia. -- Bureau of Investigation -- Fiction
Government investigators -- Fiction
Linton, Sara (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Medical examiners (Law) -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Trent, Will -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Trent, Will -- Fiction
title_displayThe kept woman : a novel
title_fullThe Kept Woman
The kept woman : a novel / Karin Slaughter
The kept woman : a novel [electronic resource] / Karin Slaughter
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Fiction
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Investigation
Linton, Sara (Fictitious character)
Medical examiners (Law)
Missing persons
Murder
Mystery
Suspense
Thriller
Trent, Will