Books: Best-Selling Author Karin Slaughter Speaks Out On Rape, The Police and Her New Book "Cop Town"

January 30, 2015 6:45 PM

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Acclaimed author Karin Slaughter has seen her 15 books sell more than 30 million copies around the world. Her latest -- Cop Town -- just came out in paperback after being named one of the best books of the year by Amazon and others. Gillian Flynn says Slaughter is "one of the best thriller writers working today." And Michael Connelly says, "If you haven't read her yet, this is the moment."

Though Slaughter is famed for two different crime series set in Georgia (one in Atlanta, the other in a fictional county), Cop Town is a "stand-alone." It's set in the 1970s and features Kate Murphy, a new rookie female cop joining the force and desperate to keep her privileged background a secret. ...

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