Download e-book for iPad: Criminal by Karin Slaughter

By Karin Slaughter

ISBN-10: 0345528506

ISBN-13: 9780345528506

Karin Slaughter’s new novel is an epic story of affection, loyalty, and homicide that encompasses 40 years, chillingly comparable homicide instances, and a great man’s private secrets.
 
Will Trent is a superb agent with the Georgia Bureau of research. Newly in love, he's starting to positioned a tricky previous at the back of him. Then a neighborhood collage scholar is going lacking, and should is inexplicably saved off the case through his manager and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will can't fathom Amanda’s motivation till the 2 of them actually collide in an deserted orphanage they've got either been interested in for various purposes. many years before—when Will’s father used to be imprisoned for murder—this used to be his domestic. . . .
 
Flash again approximately 40 years. in the summertime Will Trent used to be born, Amanda Wagner goes to varsity, making Sunday dinners for her father, taking her first steps within the boys’ membership that's the Atlanta Police division. one among her first situations is to enquire a brutal crime in a single of the city’s worst neighborhoods. Amanda and her associate, Evelyn, are the single ones who appear to care if an arrest is ever made.
 
Now the case that introduced Amanda’s profession has unexpectedly get back to existence, intertwined with the long-held secret of Will’s delivery and parentage. And those dauntless investigators will each one have to face down demons from the prior in the event that they are to avoid a fair larger terror from being unleashed.
 
A masterpiece of personality, surroundings, and riveting suspense, Criminal is the main robust and relocating novel but from one in all our such a lot proficient storytellers at paintings today.

Advance compliment for Criminal
 
“Karin Slaughter’s most sensible but by means of a ways: All her signature strengths are amplified a hundredfold through the earlier explaining the current. examining this publication was once like staring at a very good athlete having a occupation year.”—Lee Child
 
“Fascinating . . . Slaughter promises one other riveting, pulse-pounding crime novel.”—Booklist (starred overview)

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Sie kannte jeden einzelnen der Gefallenen, die auf dieser Fahrt unter ihrem Kommando gestanden hatten, die ihr vertraut und sich auf ihre Erfahrung verlassen hatten, diesen Konvoi zu sichern. Flüchtige Bilder tauchten vor Katjas innerem Auge auf, hier ein Lächeln, dort ein verlegener Blick. Sie erinnerte sich an den Klang ihrer Stimmen, Gesprächsfetzen, an ihre Hoffnungen und Ängste, und atmete gegen das Entsetzen an, das der Anblick der Leichen, gepaart mit diesen Erinnerungen, in ihr auslöste.

Ich bin erschüttert von dem Verdacht, der gegen unseren Konzern im Raum steht. « Er gab sich gelassen, aber Mayer ließ sich nicht täuschen. Bender war ein alter Fuchs, der schon einige Krisen gemeistert hatte. Die Flügeltüren standen noch immer offen, und am Ende des Flurs stieg ein attraktiver dunkelblonder Mann aus dem Fahrstuhl, der eilig auf sie zuging. Mayer hatte Milan Vieth in der Runde der Vorstandsmitglieder schon vermisst. Auch Bender bemerkte ihn jetzt. �Milan, gut, dass du so schnell kommen konntest«, begrüßte er ihn.

Wir haben nicht den geringsten Anhaltspunkt«, erwiderte Vombrook und ließ sich in einen der wuchtigen Sessel vor Benders Schreibtisch fallen. Er stützte den Kopf in die Hände. »Es gibt vielleicht eine Möglichkeit«, sagte er schließlich. « Bender stand auf. »Das können wir nicht machen. « *** Hamburg, Deutschland Valerie Weymann war auf dem Weg in die Kanzlei, als der Anruf ihres Seniorpartners sie erreichte. »Valerie, ich fahre gerade zu den Larenz-Werken. Ich brauche dich dort. « Meisenberg klang aufgeregt.

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