Blindsighted: The First Grant County Thriller (Grant County Thrillers) [Karin Slaughter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gillian Flynn says. Gillian Flynn says, “Karin Slaughter is simply one of the best thriller writers working today.”A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college prof. I received this book for free from the library in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my.

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Will Sara’s past hold the key to solving this case?

Gran If you love gritty suspense thrillers, you really must give Karin Slaughter a try. Having a background in Forensics, I really appreciate her books and the research she puts into this.

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Want to Read saving…. Triptych Fractured Georgia Series merging of two sets of characters Undone Broken Fallen Fair warning that they are fairly violent and occasionally gruesome Jeffrey Tolliver, her blindsighhed, was the chief of police. Despite a good storyline, good character development and thrills and chills, the story may have been a victim of its own slick execution.

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Blindsighted (Grant County, book 1) by Karin Slaughter

Archived copy as title link. There are some ritualistic elements in the violence amongst multiple murders. I hardly every rank a book with five stars. Simply amazing, that this was Karin Slaughters’ debut 16 years ago!!!

More conflict rises because her sister Lena is one of Sheriff Tolliver’s Detectives. The first novel introduces us to the characters in the small Georgia town of Grant County where a professor is found brutally murdered and defiled in a publish washroom. View all 16 comments. View all 59 comments. But it is Sara who holds the key to finding the killer.


She was a professor at the small college. I’m not a big fan of that style, mostly because I spend the first half of the book thinking I’ve missed something. I have read Karin Slaughters, Will Trent series, and loved it.

I did enjoy the book. If you love reading gritty suspense thrillers, you really must give Karin Slaughter a try. Maybe she’s holding back – there are at least 6 books in this series, I think. Mark Webster is the belladonna specialist. Aside from the fact that Sara did not like other blindsightted cleaning up her messes, if Nelly somehow managed to get down on her knees, it was doubtful she would be able to get back up without considerable assistance. Fighting her attraction to her ex, Sara begins to suspect the rape-murders are tied to her own rape in the Emory parking lot 12 years ago.

Sarah reminds me a little of myself – fiercely independent and more than a little prickly. Her Murder hits very close to home to Sara, who is the town’s Pedia This was not my first book by Slaughter. Keith Ross is a detective in Atlanta. She’s a little late and the lunch crowd is pretty much gone. Make me sad when it’s over–Someone once said that finishing a great book is like saying goodbye to a friend.

If you can stomach the gore, I definitely recommend this one for all thriller fans! This was nominated the Barry Award for Best First Novel and it was certainly good enough to have won it.


A small Georgia town erupts in panic when a young college professor is found brutally mutilated in the local diner. Now I understand why this author has the following she does including myself.

There are complex relationships each with their own histories and developments.

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Her descriptive writing really is quite special as she really has a knack of describing images that remain with you long after you finish the last page. Nov 12, Nicola Gipson rated it it was amazing. Found by town pediatrician and medical examiner, Sara Linton, upon further investigation into the corpse blindsighyed is discovered how sick and twisted this case truly is.

She married Jeff Tolliver, the County Sheriff, but divorced him after he cheated on her with the town sign painter.

Julia Matthews is a missing student; Jenny Price is her dorm mate. Steve Mann owns the hardware store. Retrieved from ” https: I would wake up in the morning and wonder what sluaghter going to happen to these characters. Actually, Jeff wouldn’t mind patching things up. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Might This is Ms Slaughter’s debut novel so maybe I should cut her some slack.