"However successful you find the dizzying alternation between present and past nightmares, this double-barreled load of horrors is the clearest indication yet that Slaughter, like the sage of Yoknapatawpha, is less concerned with the shape of individual novels than with her sprawling, multivolume saga as a whole."
Now that Slaughter has put former Grant County Medical Examiner Sara Linton (Broken
, 2010) and Faith Mitchell, of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (Fallen
, 2011), though hell, it's GBI Deputy Director Amanda Wagner's turn on the hot seat, in a jolting case that involves murders separated by 40 years but united in ugliness.
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