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Triptych by Karin Slaughter
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2006
    400 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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From Atlanta's wealthiest suburbs to its stark inner-city housing projects, a killer has crossed the boundaries of wealth and race. And the people who are chasing him must cross those boundaries, too. Among them is Michael Ormewood, a veteran detective whose marriage is hanging by a thread - and whose arrogance and explosive temper are threatening his career. And Angie Polaski, a beautiful vice cop who was once Michael's lover before she became his enemy. But unbeknownst to both of them, another player has entered the game: a loser ex-con who has stumbled upon the killer's trail in the most coincidental of ways - and who may be the key to breaking the case wide open.

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"Slaughter unexpectedly switches the narrative's perspective, but the shock value garnered by the plot twist isn't matched by the predictable denouement." - Publishers Weekly.
"The volcanic heroes and villains, who act both surprisingly and logically, are a welcome sign that Slaughter's trademark franchise only hints at the range of her gifts." - Kirkus Reviews..
"Slaughter is keenly interested in the root causes of sexual perversity, and she writes about them so affectingly that her fascinations also become the readers'." - Booklist.

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Karin Slaughter Author Biography

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Karin Slaughter is the number one international bestseller of many novels, including the Grant County series. A long-time resident of Atlanta, she splits her time between the kitchen and the living room.

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