By Karin Slaughter
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
“[A] hold-on-to-your-hat, nail-biting story.”—The Washington Post
“Slaughter’s top but, by way of far.”—Lee Child
Will Trent is an excellent agent with the Georgia Bureau of research. Newly in love, he's starting to placed a tricky prior at the back of him. Then an area university scholar is going lacking, and may is inexplicably stored off the case through his manager and mentor, deputy director Amanda Wagner. Will can't fathom Amanda’s motivation until eventually the 2 of them actually collide in an deserted orphanage they've got either been attracted to for various purposes. a long time prior to, while his father used to be imprisoned for homicide, this was once Will’s domestic. it seems that the case that introduced Amanda’s occupation 40 years in the past has all at once get back to life—and it contains the long-held secret of Will’s delivery and parentage. Now those dauntless investigators will every one have to face down demons from the prior in the event that they are to avoid an excellent better terror from being unleashed.
Includes Karin Slaughter’s brief tale “Snatched” and a preview of the subsequent Will Trent novel, Unseen
“With each web page of this tale the strain mounts. . . . when you have a starvation for a wealthy and pleasing novel then you definitely owe it to your self to choose up Criminal.”—Huffington Post
“A masterpiece of personality, surroundings and riveting suspense, Criminal is the main strong and relocating novel but from probably the most talented storytellers at paintings today.”—Chicago day-by-day Herald