By Karin Slaughter
Karin Slaughter, writer of the New York Times bestselling Will Trent novels, is commonly acclaimed as "one of the simplest crime novelists in America" (The Washington Post). Now she grants her first stand-alone novel: an epic tale of a urban in the course of seismic upheaval, a vicious homicide, and a divided police strength tasked with bringing a killer to justice.
Atlanta, 1974: As a brutal killing and a livid manhunt rock the city's police division, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day at the task may also be her final. She's made up our minds to defy her privileged heritage through making her personal way--wearing a badge and sporting a gun. yet for a stunning younger girl, existence could be whatever yet effortless within the macho international of the Atlanta PD, the place even the feminine law enforcement officials have little mercy for beginners. It's additionally the worst day attainable to begin on condition that a loved cop has been gunned down, his brothers in blue are out for blood, and the town is at the fringe of war.
ate isn’t the one girl at the strength who’s feeling the warmth. Maggie Lawson her uncle and brother into the ranks to turn out her worthy of their cynical eyes. while she and Kate, her new companion, are driven out of the citywide look for a cop killer, their fury, soreness, and delight eventually achieve the boiling element. With a killer poised to strike back, they're going to pursue their very own line of research, risking every thing as they enterprise into the city’s darkest heart.
Relentlessly paced, acutely saw, wickedly humorous, and infrequently heartbreaking, Cop city is Karin Slaughter’s strongest novel yet—a journey de strength of storytelling from our most well known grasp of personality, surroundings, and suspense.
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Another brother somewhere. They live up in the Tombs . ” Ewell sighed. “We looked it over two ways to Sunday, but we couldn’t ﬁnd anything other than some awfully bad decision-making on the part of the kids involved. The DA decided not to charge. I heard about what happened down there today, Ty. ” The burly detective linked his thick hands together, leaned back, and crossed his ankles. “The Ruizs live in the Tombs, Ty, a housing complex over on Pembroke. ” Munoz, who was from neighboring Fairﬁeld, nodded.
There are people dead here. I’m gonna have to go . ” He hung up. The med tech ﬁnished taping his neck. Hauck went over and sat beside Jessie in the van. They were running an IV. Hauck put his arm around her and pressed her head to his shoulder, trying to smile away the scared, confused tears welling in her young eyes. ” She nodded, donning the brave veneer. ” “Mom’s on the way. They’re going to take you to the hospital here. ” “I’m alright,” she insisted. ” Hauck winked at her and grinned. “You okay with putting off that boat ride for the rest of the day?
In a strange way that made him feel relieved. They read through the rest of the article, which recounted how the victim, a high school honors student, and a group of her friends had sneaked into the fenced-in community pool at night. They’d been drinking a little, which led to them horsing around in the pool. Apparently, the victim’s bathing suit got entangled on an underwater ﬁlter duct that had been left open and she couldn’t tear it free. The rest of the kids scattered, panicked. The body ended up being found by a night security guard.
Cop Town by Karin Slaughter